All our events are FREE but pre-booking is required.
Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019, 14:00 - 15:30
Venue: Spinney Hill Park
This tour takes participants to the East Park and Copdale Road branches of Imperial Typewriters to learn about modes of factory production, why Imperial's South Asian workers went on strike in 1974, and how the factory's closure affected them.
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019, 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: Sikh Community Centre
This event considers artistic resistance in the form of community storytelling. Divya will be discussing creative protest and contemporary art practises with invited guests.
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019, 17:00 - 19:00
How did protest look in the heart of the industrial revolution? How did it look during Britain's post-industrial decline? How does it look now? This event makes connects between Victorian England, the landscape of 70s protest, and international demonstration movements now.
Speakers: Leah Bassel, Claire Wood, Issy Staniaszek and Divya Ghelani
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019, 16:30 - 19:00
This event considers women's protest across different eras and cultures through a panel discussion with academics and activists.
Speakers: Pippa Virdee and Amrit Wilson. Divya Ghelani in conversation with Paloumi Desai and Sujata Aurora
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019, 19:00 - 21:00
This is a pop-up, nostalgic, literary salon that centres around the strike at Imperial Typewriters. It combines historical flashbacks with creative responses. An evening of magical typewritten tales led by Divya Ghelani and guests.