The Spirit of Revolt 2016 Hogmanay raffle was drawn on 28th. December as arranged. There were 6 members of the Spirit of Revolt group present at the draw. The numbers of the winning tickets are as follows: 1st. prize, Hamper, […]
Spirit of Revolt are delighted to have the privilege of giving a home to this collection from a well known and loved activist/musician and wish to thank his partner Kathleen for this gift. We will box list this as quickly as possible, and hopefully it will soon appear on our catalogue. A tribute to Ronnie […]
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The Rent Strikes, 100 Years On, exhibition held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow, by Spirit of Revolt, (SOR) proved to be a great success. It ran for the month of November, and was manned by volunteers from the SOR group. There were interesting and informative chats, and deep conversations, on the subject matter by lots […]
Spirit of Revolt is putting on another exhibition in the Mitchell Library foyer, from November 2nd. to November 29th. The main theme will be The Rent Strike, 100 years on. We are sure there is a lot of interest in this subject, and we hope that this exhibition will help feed and maintain that interest. […]
Spirit of Revolt is proud to work alongside Clydeside IWW, Scottish Peace Network, Document Human Rights Film Festival, and Fairfield Heritage Centre, in producing this event. The Rent Strike was a tremendous victory in working class struggle, an important part of our heritage, an event we can still learn from, and feel proud of all […]
Spirit of Revolt is an entirely volunteer run archive, but like all archives, it requires funding for the day to day running, things like paper, printer cartridges, pieces of internet equipment, web hosting, etc. and we also need the service of an archivist on a part-time basis. All this needs funding and we are grateful […]
A film produced by City Strolls of a book launch and talk/discussion lead by Immanuel Ness and co-sponsored by Spirit of Revolt, Clydeside IWW, Glasgow Anarchist Federation and Radical Independent Bookfair. Immanuael Ness is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He is a labour activist who […]
Spirit of Revolt annual report 2013-2014. Spirit of Revolt is an archive collection of contemporary and historical artefacts relating to working class lives, libertarian socialist and anarchist histories and achievements. It delivers a comprehensive Online Catalogue listed at international standard with itemised images, an Exhibition Programme interpreting the archive and a dedicated Scanning Project.
Spirit of Revolt Chair Report 2013 From the smallest beginnings in August 2011 we have developed very quickly thanks to the hard work and great ideas from volunteers. Through the site people share their memories, photos, knowledge and opinions about libertarian socialism and their experiences of struggle to get social change.
The Dumfries Anarchist Symposium will take place on Wednesday 9th April 2014 on the Dumfries campus of the University of Glasgow . The theme of the event is “Contemporary Anarchist Theory and Practice: Critical perspectives”. The Spirit of Revolt Archive will be present at the symposium. For more on the symposium contact Benjamin Franks by […]