• Spanish Civil War Study Day

  • Sat, 18-05-2019 at 13:30
  • Hull History Centre
    Worship Street
    HU2 8BG Kingston upon Hull
Spanish Civil War Study Day - Hull History Centre - Kingston upon Hull

Sat 18th May, 1.30pm - 4.30pm- Don Patricio: from Hull City to FC Barcelona, Rob Bell- The Guernica children, Manuel Moreno- Taking Sides: Posters from the Spanish Civil War, Dr Marianne M GilchristNine men from Hull fought for the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1939. Five never returned. One Hull woman, Frida Knight, served as an ambulance driver. The History Centre is delighted to team up with Hull College, the Hull International Brigade Memorial Group and The History Troupe to tell their story.This Hull and the Spanish Civil War Exhibition features the core story from the Hull International Brigade Memorial Group; images from Hull College students inspired by the conflict; and performances on a range of related topics from The History Troupe, Gary Hammond and Manuel Moreno. Other events:All events are free of charge.Tues 11th June – History Centre Lunchtime Talk (12.30pm) Nine Men and Frida, Gary HammondSat 15th June – ‘The Spanish Cockpit’ (2.00pm)A story of Hull’s connection to the Spanish Civil War in words and song told by The History Troupe Players.Written by Rob Bell, with music from Dave Gawthorpe and Mick McGarry