It’s May Day!
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It’s May Day!


♠ Padstow May Day, filmed by Pathe in 1932 On this day in 1983 I was baptised and confirmed into the Anglican Communion. My friend, Sydney Carter was there. I witnessed to the congregation how my life as a Communist had found its consummation in the comradeship of Jesus, that great revolutionary. That same evening, … Continue reading

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My most political songs are lovesongs


On this page I’ll be posting video clips from my presentation at Bradford University’s Festival of Ideas on March 8, 2014. At this moment (March 9) there are only two video clips in the playlist, but others will be added automatically as I have rendered and uploaded them, so please come back and visit soon,m … Continue reading

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Russian Stalingrad 3D movie now on general release


But Bradford’s not showing it on the IMAX Screen. The nearest IMAX showing is at Birmingham Cineworld. Cineworld – Bradford Vicar Lane, Bradford Leisure Exchange, Bradford ‎11:25‎  ‎14:30‎  ‎17:30‎  ‎20:30‎ Showcase Cinemas Leeds Birstall, Gelderd Road, Batley ‎21:55‎ Bradford showings are not IMAX Why Stalingrad should always be called Stalingrad In 1961 they renamed the city Volgograd because … Continue reading