In 1909 the women of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) who had been imprisoned for damaging property went on hunger strike when their request to be treated as political prisoners was re
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On 9 October 1909 four women were sent to jail for breaking three plate glass windows in Newcastle Liberal Club.
In October 1909, Chancellor David Lloyd George visited St. George's Hall in Newcastle, presumably in support of his "People's Budget".
The development of socialism and socialist parties in the North East matched the remainder of the country.
The first meeting of Newcastle’s Clarion Drama Club took place on 17 March 1911.
The first meeting of Newcastle's Clarion Drama Club took place on 17 March 1911.
On 28 July 1917, up to 100 people assembled in the old Town Hall opposite St Nicholas Cathedral for the first meeting of the local Workers' and Soldiers' Council to discuss the revolutionary moveme
18 Clayton Street was the address of the William Morris Club in 1918. Further details are needed.
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.
The Irish Self-Determination League was an organization for men and women of Irish descent living in England (and elsewhere) who wanted to support Irish independence.