How a Leicester Struggle Helped Change Britain

What would you do if you found out your workmates earned more than you simply because they were white?

Events

The Strike at Imperial Typewriters offered a number of ways for audiences to explore the exhibition. Our outreach programme had something for everyone and included a walking tour, community workshops and public talks taking place throughout the summer.

The Exhibition

Tales of Life on the Factory Floor and a City in Flux

The Strike at Imperial Typewriters Exhibition got visitors to experience a critical moment in British history.

Explore

Follow the Journey of The Strike

Watch video interviews with those who were associated with the strike. Re-live the struggle of the workers and hear their stories.

Hear writers and activists discuss topics ranging from political life in the 1970s to stereotypes of Black and Asian workers.