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Radical History on Glasgow Green

Free Education Sheets for Radical History on Glasgow Green This 25-minute Powerpoint film draws together 1000 years of writings about the area now known as Glasgow Green. The film demonstrates the deep attachment people feel for this Green Space. It shows some of the ways Glasgow Green has played a part in the lives, deaths […]

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Stuart Christie Obituary.

A Farewell Another comrade leaves the field of battle Another comrade who always stood tall Another of our warriors has left the field Another brick has fallen from our wall Who will step forward to take their place Who among us will rise to their just call Who will step forward to fill the gap […]

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Belfast Glasgow Anarchists.

Because of the Covid19 pandemic, Spirit of Revolt’s most recent Show and Tell had to be a virtual affair, but never the less exciting for that. We were very fortunate in getting anarchist, writer, historian Máirtín Ó Catháin as guest speaker. Máirtín lead off with a talk, taking questions and then a general discussion. All […]

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Birth of Spirit of Revolt.

An idea floated around in one persons head, in 2011 he spoke to some comrades, they decided to meet in a cafe and discuss the idea. That was the day that Spirit of Revolt was born. It was the cafe in the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, five like minded people started to plan and […]

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Our Stall and Roma dancing.

Saturday 15th February saw Spirit of Revolt’s first of the year outreach affair. It was a stall at the Workers Theatre Group’s Ceilidh. Though the stall didn’t get that much traffic, everybody enjoying the rousing and fun Roma dancing, we did however give out lots of info leaflets and managed to raise some funds for […]

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Spirit of Revolt outreach.

Two coming events that Spirit of Revolt will be present at with a stall where we will have info about Spirit of Revolt Archive, leaflets, books, CDs, T-shirts, badges, etc, plus info on how you can get involved, along with friendly chat. First up is the Workers Theatre Group, February 15th. Ceilidh, 8:00pm, Pollokshaws […]

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Alasdair Gray, Poet, Writer, Artist and Comrade.

The death of Alasdair Gray on Sunday 29th. December 2019 will be a tremendous loss to the People of Glasgow and much further afield. As well as being a generous man, donating to Spirit of Revolt as well as many other groups, he was a man of compassion, insight and a battler, never afraid to […]

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More Collections Digitised.

The volunteers at Spirit of Revolt are as always busy trying to bring the people to the archive, and bring our history to the people. We are delighted to state that two more of our collections have been fully digitised and therefore you can now read them from the comfort of your home, library, cafe, […]

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Workers City Report

Just a wee report on Spirit of Revolt’s Monday 16th. September, Show and Tell event, Workers City, held in the Mitchell Library. It was by any standard a success. My rough head count put the number of those that attended as about the 50 mark. Lots of Glasgwegian stalwarts from that period, but encouragingly, lots […]

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Show and Tell Workers City.

Spirit of Revolt’s latest Show and Tell FREE event is, from the feed back, looking like a very popular event. The line up of speakers is a roll-call of some of Glasgow’s well known names, most of whom were involved in that wonderful event from the 1990’s, Workers City, which was a counter organisation to […]

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