Words & Ideas
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7 - 11 May 2014
The London Swing Festival
6 - 8 June 2014
London, labour, freethought and co-operation
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A new digital initiative at Bishopsgate Library
100 years of trade union history now online
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'Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.'
'The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.'
'It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper understanding.'
Vincent Van Gogh