The Headscarf Revolutionaries | Protest the Tory Party Conference

Saturday  3rd October 2015, 2pm.
Venue: Working Class Movement Library. Free entry

Brian Lavery will talk about his book The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster

Brian’s book takes readers back to the winter of 1968 when  three trawlers from Hull’s fleet sank in rapid succession. One fishwife, Lillian Bilocca, put down her filleting knife, sickened that men died because the authorities failed to bring in the shipping laws that could have saved them. In a few weeks that startled the world, she roused her community and   shook the government.

We are also pleased  to welcome Hilda Palmer from the Greater Manchester Hazards Centre who will talk about the work of the centre and some current campaigns.

This event has been organised by the Mary Quaile Club. The Working Class Movement Library is located at 51 Crescent Salford M5 4WX. There will be light refreshments served after the talks.

More information about the event:   http://maryquaileclub.wordpress

Part of the National Week of Action Against the Conservative Party Conference 3 - 7 October

Manchester_Web_Banner_2.jpg

Click here for details of the week of action, transport & accommodation

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

Donate Volunteer

Connect

Join Mailing List