Battle Of Cable Street 4th October

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  • Hi All ,
    I am interested in the events surrounding the 4th Oct 1936 and wondered if there were any events commemorating what happened. Is there a procession on the 4th or possibly at the weekend ?

    Digger Skully ?

  • Copying from Wiki as I had no idea what happened on the 4th October 1936...

    The Battle of Cable Street took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police, overseeing a march by the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley, and anti-fascists, including local Jewish, socialist, anarchist, Irish and communist groups. The majority of both marchers and counter-protesters travelled into the area for this purpose. Mosley planned to send thousands of marchers dressed in uniforms styled on those of Blackshirts through the East End, which then had a large Jewish population.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_C­able_Street

  • yup aware of all the background to the event
    question was ...... is there anything happening on the 4th / 6th to commemorate the event ? i am keen to rubberneck and see what happens

    #iamnotafascist#

  • bump

  • there were events last year for the 75th anniversary.

  • any events this year though, is essentially what i am lookibng for info on ?

  • try the alternative london tour guys, they might know: http://www.alternativeldn.co.uk/contactu­s.php

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