Sheffield's Roy Bailey: East London's Steve White and the Protest Family: www.reverbnation.com/stevewhite; Chesterfield's Martin Sumpton: www.martinsumpton.co.uk/page/194q2/About.htmlAdults: Waged £10. Unwaged £8. Call 07400 927222. Limited tickets available on night.
Monday 7 May. May Day in Chesterfield.
10.30am. March Assembles at Town Hall and set off 11am
11.30am. Rally & Speeches in Rykneld Square
12.30pm. Ichabod in the Winding Wheel
12.30-4.15pm. Live Entertainment in Rykneld Square
1pm. Nottingham Clarion Choir in Winding Wheel
1.30pm. ‘Overcoming the North-South Divide’ - speakers
Paul Salveson and Barry Winter at NEDDC Council Chamber
1.45pm. Brampton Community Band in Winding Wheel
2.30pm. Boomerang Generation and Kworyl at Winding Wheel
Refreshments available all day in the Winding Wheel provided by Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centres, as well as an Exhibition of Anti-war Art by Chris Holden. www.chesterfieldmayday.org.uk/index.html.
· Bristol Radical History Group. www.brh.org.uk
Tuesday 22 May. 7pm. North East Politics & Society 1840-1914. Talk by John Charlton. Re-arranged NELH meeting on North East Popular Politics. Irish Centre.
2, 4, 6, 8: How will people congregate - How can we build membership organisations that engage?
Reaching Out - How do we communicate our messages effectively?
Thursday 14 June. 5pm. Esther Bruce. Stephen Bourne will talk about his adopted aunt Esther Bruce at Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London, SW6. Near Parsons Green Tube. Admission free.
Monday 25 June. 5.30pm. Class, Corruption and the 2012 London Olympics. David Renton. London Socialist Historians Seminar. Senate House, Malet St, London, WC1. http://londonsocialisthistorians.blogspot.com.
Thursday 19 July. 1.15-2pm. Esther Bruce: A Black London Seamstress. An illustrated talk by Stephen Bourne about Esther Bruce and other black Britons represented in the National Portrait Gallery collections. National Portrait Gallery, 2 St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE. Admission Free.