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Four new exhibitions open at Unity+Works


Unity+Works Wakefield will host four new exhibitions from Friday 18 February to Saturday 5 March, as part of the With Banners Held High 304 more words
Barnsley

The power of art

Today I watched the movie Pride again. Fourth time in a month, and it still has the power to punch me in the gut. To others, it may just be a run-of-the-mill British feel-good film about miners, but for me it pushes all the buttons and then some. 690 more words

Misty

My favourite reads of 2015

As another year draws to a close, it’s traditional for me to post a list of my most memorable reads – books I’ve enjoyed most – over the past twelve months. 420 more words

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The Strange Death of King Coal

The first six years of my life were in South Wales. I am from Abergavenny – it’s down in the Vale of Usk, but it’s more of a tearoom and market castle town than a “Valley” valley, most famous for its incarceration of Rudolph Hess, and a brief time in the 14th Century when Abergavenny declared itself independent from the rest of you lot.  2,170 more words

Orgreave Justice

A short film made for the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign released in December 2015 ahead of the OTJC legal submission  to the Home Secretary Theresa May this Tuesday 15/12/15. 36 more words

Barnsley

Orgreave Truth & Justice Benefit Night

Saturday 23 January
Barnsley Civic, 4pm, £10

The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign would like to thank local actor Danny Mellor for offering to perform his play ‘Undermined’ about the miners’ strike as a fund raiser for OTJC. 323 more words

Barnsley

Abstract Greens - Maggie Thatcher Milk Snatcher

Maggie Thatcher was a Milk Snatcher
Or so my father said
When I lived in Loanhead
1984
She destroyed the miners
Going to school life was so cruel…

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