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Independent Working Class Education Event (Leeds Day School)

Saturday, 1st November 2014 at 10am - 4pm

Location: Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD

This event is in the past.

Below are details of a dayschool taking place on Saturday 1st November in Leeds, the latest in a series of meetings that the IWCE network has been organising around the country on the dire state of adult and trade union education and how we might do something about changing it.

For information on IWCE see<

If you are able to come, please book using the link below - and please forward this to any others who might be interested.
Independent Working Class Education

Leeds Day School

10am - 4pm, Saturday 1 November

Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD

To book: email<>


10.00   Welcome + presentation of the draft IWCE manifesto

10.30   Panel on public provision: WEA and university adult education - Jol Miskin, Dick Taylor

11.15   Radical theatre and cultural empowerment - Ron Rose and Mick Martin

12.00   Panel: Independent educational initiatives - Reinhard Huss (Café Economique),

Ed Carlisle (Leeds Summat), Brian Flynn (Enough Waiting), Alasdair Beal (Café Scientifique)

12.45   Lunch break (food available in the Swarthmore cafe)

1.30     IWCE when researching and discovering Nineteenth Century Liverpool -
            Dave Douglass

2.15     Enlightened publics: popular education movements in Europe - Tom Steele

3.00     Migration and adult education - John Grayson

3.45     IWCE manifesto feedback

4.00     close

Cost:    £5 (for room hire) Pay On Day. Food available.

Directions:  see

If you are coming by train, catch the City Bus from the station to the Clarendon Wing stop in Woodhouse Square. Swarthmore Centre is round the corner. If you are coming by car, there's free parking in the car park of Joseph's Well, Hanover Walk, an office building just next door to the centre.

Entertainment for Saturday evening, 7.30 pm:

England, Arise! - a play about conscientious objectors in 1914, by Bent Architect at the Leeds Carriageworks Theatre.

For booking and directions see

For details of the production see .

Mike Quiggin
17-21 Chapel Street,
Bradford BD1 5 DT

01274 735303 - new number

Mobile 0783 775 9367

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