Sunday, 19 June 2011

George Padmore plaque in Camden

George Padmore, celebrated pan-Africanist and revolutionary organiser, will be commemorated on what would have been his 98th birthday with a blue heritage plaque in Camden, the London borough in which he lived from 1941 to 1957 with his partner and collaborator, Dorothy Pizer.

The plaque will be unveiled in the presence of the High Commissioners of Trinidad and Tobago and Ghana and the Mayor of Camden. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at Mayor's office, Camden Town Hall, Euston Road, London WC1H 9JE (5 mins walk).

The George Padmore Institute is a co-organiser of the event with the Nubian Jak Community Trust.

Date: Tuesday 28 June
Venue: 22 Cranleigh Street, Camden, london NW11BD
Time: 1.00pm

Tube: Mornington Crescent, Euston

Edited to add: See here and also this new CLR James legacy project website

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