Author Archives: yorksocial
Golden Ball, 29th January 2014, 7.30pm. Today York’s cycle of Mystery Plays attract tourists from across the world. They are held to signify the origins of theatre and to mark an important stage in British cultural history. However, the truth is rather … Continue reading
Wednesday 13th November at 7.30pm Come and join a conversation with Liam Barrington-Bush, co-founder of ‘More Like People‘ and author of recently-published ‘Anarchists in the Boardroom.‘ Liam has been speaking and writing for several years about ways social change organisations can … Continue reading
Deconstructing the English in York Posted on October 1, 2013 by Martin Trying to get to grips with the historical, social and psychological construction of any sort of identity is difficult enough: almost impossible in the case of that slippery customer ‘Englishness’. … Continue reading
On Monday, 30 September at the Golden Ball from 7.30 there will be a joint meeting organised by York Alternative History and York Social. Nick Smith (MA Medieval Archaeology, York) leads a discussion on ‘A History of Englishness’. It will … Continue reading
Anarchists Against The Wall! The fabulous ‘agit-swing’ band that played our Radstats are gigging again, and we thought we’d give them a shout. On Saturday 15th June, 7:30 they are at the York Environment Centre (St Nick’s Fields) with food … Continue reading
Krista Cowman, Professor of History, University of Lincoln, introduces a pub discussion on ‘Suffragette Militancy in the Regions’. Monday, 20 May 2013, at 8pm prompt at The Golden Ball, Cromwell Road, York. More details here.