John Battle on - Why future Labour leaders need to remember Tom Maguire.


Wed Dec 06 2023 at 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm


Swarthmore Education Centre | Leeds, EN

Sir John Battle explores politics through poetry in this short series of presentations, discussions and debates.
About this Event

This second debate, in the 'Politics from Poetry' series (2 of 3) will see the esteemed Sir John Battle explore some of the hottest political topics of the day and their interrelation to poetry from some of the British masters.

The evening will begin with an hour of networking with like minded individuals, refreshments and a bite to eat will be provided.

After which, John will recite poetry of the Leeds born socialist and Trade Unionist, Tom Maguire, he will then go on to explore the theme of the The Trade Movement in Leeds in relation to the works of Maguire.

The topic will then be open to debate with audience members actively encouraged to participate and contribute their opinions.

T his promises to be a lively and informative event, not one to be missed!!

This is a PAYF event and all donations will go into Swarthmore's hardship fund. Details of which can be found here

Click below to find out more about the other 'John Battle on...' debates.

Why Suella Braverman should read Keates before legistlating.

Why we need to keep protest live through Dylan Thomas.


Where is it happening?

Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, United Kingdom

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