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Charging Cavalry or a Trojan Horse?

The political year of 2016 has a good chance of being remembered for longer and of having a larger impact on British political life than most other years. 2,856 more words


London Film-makers Co-operative - Miners' Strike Appeal Film 1984

This stylish, low-budget and heartfelt campaigning film was made by the London Film-makers Co-operative, “in solidarity with the miners”. Shot on 35mm and originally screened before the main feature in independent cinemas around the UK during 1984-85, it was presented as an ‘advert’. 148 more words


REVIEW: Billy Elliot @ The Palace, Manchester

The Palace Theatre, Manchester sees the long awaited arrival of the hit musical Billy Elliot for the festive season and brings dance, drama, tears, laughter and politics in abundance. 441 more words


'Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main'

We are proud to announce the OFFICIAL VIDEO to accompany the single ‘Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main’ by Joe Solo & The Hatfield Brigade. It was shot on location at Central Club in Stainforth on October 30th 2016 as miners and their families from up and down the UK gathered to join a choir like no other in the spirit of community and solidarity. 310 more words


Wythenshawe MP blasts government over "Battle of Orgreave" inquiry decision

Wythenshawe’s Labour MP has called for a government apology to a whistleblowing police officer following a decision this week not to go ahead with a public inquiry into policing at the “Battle of Orgreave” during the miners’ strike in 1984. 369 more words


Review: Billy Elliot, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

In the current political climate, the big topic of the day is the UK’s decision to exit the European Union, i.e. “Brexit”. This has got people across the nation talking about what lies ahead for the future of UK. 696 more words