91 5.30pm Mon 10 Aug 2015
a talk by Allan Armstrong, author of The Ghost of James Connolly
James Connolly ( June 1868 â€“ 12 May 1916) was an Irish socialist and republican leader, aligned to syndicalism and the Industrial Workers of the World. He was born at 107 Cowgate in Edinburgh to Irish immigrant parents. He left school for working life at the age of 11, but became one of the leading Marxist theorists of his day. He also took a role in Scottish and American politics. He was executed by a British firing squad because of his leadership role in the Easter Rising of 1916
YesCafe, Edinburgh South, 1-2 Liberton Dams, Edinburgh EH16 6AJ
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8.00pm Fri 20 Aug
The Scottish Whisky Show The Scottish Whisky Show. Hear from leading experts and get the lowdown on whisky from across the globe and laugh, dance, mix and get all caught up in whisky culture.
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Starts at: 8.00pm Fri 20 Aug 2021
Speakers: William Thomson, Guests
Venue: Online The Scottish Whisky Show