Newcastle Socialist Society

Event date(s)

1 January 1920 to 1 January 1974

Description/importance

For fifty years the Newcastle Socialist Society in the Old Royal Arcade (which was demolished in 1969) provided a forum for socialists of all hues to debate issues. Attendees included such as T. Dan Smith and speakers included Jomo Kenyatta and Cheddi Jagan, later figures in the struggle for national liberation. 

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Location/map point

Address

Royal Arcade (demolished, now Swan House Roundabout)
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6BJ