Blackball '08: Wellington

Blackball ’08: Wellington

Saturday, 10 May 2008.

10:30-4:30pm

WEA Rooms, 3rd Floor Anvil House
138 Wakefield St

Refreshments provided

$10 or Koha
RSVP to Rod Prosser communitymedia@paradise.net.nz

Following the overwhelmingly successful Blackball ’08 Commemoration in Blackball at Easter, the Wellington WEA and the Trade Union History Project would like to offer Wellington People a chance to hear some of the main speakers and experience some of the other highlights of what was an extremely memorable and important occasion.

PROGRAMME:

VIDEO:
Highlights from the Blackball celebrations.

SPEAKERS:
Brian Wood, An Overview
Peter Clayworth, Pat Hickey and Other Matters
Peter Franks, The Blackball Strike and the Foundation of the Labour Party
Andrew Little, Industrial Relations 2008
Alan Windsor, Blackball: an Icon in Working-Class History and Myth
Mark Derby, The International Context of the Blackball Strike

MUSIC:
The Spanners in the Works, featuring Peter Conway and Ross Teppett, will present a short unplugged version of their brilliant performance at the Greymouth Regent.