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Issue No. 2398

Coal Not Dole: Women Against Pit Closures

Experience Barnsley museum in Barnsley Town Hall. Until 1 June. experience-barnsley.com

This exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the Great Miners’ Strike.

It includes the short film Women of the Working Class. In it young women from the area have written new lyrics to the Women Against Pit Closures anthem and recorded them with some original activists.

Watch the video at youtube.com/watch?v=x6AEQHC10o8


Brick Lane by Phil Maxwell

Book out now in paperback, Spitalfields Life Books, £10.
Exhibition at Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Road, London. Until 26 April richmix.org.uk

Photographer, campaigner and former Labour councillor Phil Maxwell has taken more pictures of Brick Lane in east London than anyone else, according to his new book.

It captures 30 years of social change in one of Britain’s most celebrated streets with 300 pages of dramatic photographs.


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Tue 8 Apr 2014, 17:35 BST
Issue No. 2398
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