Wakefield Socialist History Group
There is an oft-repeated saying along the lines of "If you don`t learn from history, you are doomed to repeat past mistakes". In recognition of this, there has been increasing interest in this subject during recent years and a number of similar groups have appeared around the country. Following successful pilot events events such as a Featherstone Massacre commemorative guided walk [07/9/13] and the Dublin Lock Out centenary commemoration [19/10/13] , Wakefield Socialist History Group was formally established on Saturday 26th October 2013.
There is no membership. The group is open to anyone interested in
the class struggle and the fight against oppression and who is generally
on the Left politically. It is non-sectarian and not linked with any
The focus has varied from local to international and "history" has
been interpreted very broadly to include events which are still unfolding
today as well as those that happened decades or centuries ago. When
we look back to earlier times, we always have regard to the relevance of
those events to our own time.
Topics covered at events and meetings have included :
All on hold until further notice...For the most up to date information, see the group`s facebook page
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