Saturday 1st Ocober Philosophy Football in asociation with HOPE not hate presents The Signal Was Spain :
A Night for the International Brigade and Cable Street 80th Anniversaries. The evening will be introduced by Mark Thomas with historian Richard Baxell providing an illustrated talk to bring the historical period of Cable Street and the Spanish Civil War of '36 to life.
Will Kaufman takes us back in time with his extraordinary performance of Woody Guthrie originals. Post-punk singer-songwriter Louise Distras. Mixing red-hot rhythms with ska and singalong anthems The Hurriers.
And from Scotland, The Wakes bring their unique mix of Celtic traditional music with all the angry harmonies of punk. Three to get everybody marching, and dancing, with their feet.
Plus, performing poetry and music specially commissioned to celebrate Cable Street and the International Brigades- Potent Whisper and Lánre.
It's an astonishing bill, the very best in modern protest music paying their tuneful dues to the inspiration of Cable Street and the International Brigades of eight decades ago , brought together for a night out to remember.
In association with the RMT trade union and Thompsons Solicitors the event is in partnership with the International Brigade Memorial Trust, R2 magazine and Brigadista Ale. Doors open 6pm, show starts 7pm at the superb Rich Mix Arts Venue in East London. Tickets just £9.99, with discounts on group tickets, from www.philosophyfootball.com