Day School: Too Soon to Know? The Impact of the Russian Revolutions on Wales and the Wider World

Event Location:
Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea, SA1 1SN

Event Date: 02/12/2017
Event Starts: 2/12/17 09:30 am Event Ends: 2/12/17 03:00 pm


  • 09.30 Welcome
  • 09.40 David Selway   Strikes, Solidarity and Soviet Utopias: The Russian Revolution and the South Wales Coalfield, 1917-1972
  • 10.20 James Ryan   Lenin and Leninism: A Centenary Perspective
  • 11.00 Aled Eirug 1917 – The Russian Revolution and Wales
  • 11.40 AGM
  • 12.10 Lunch Break (Tea and coffee will be available, but there will be no lunch provided at this event)
  • 12.50 Elinor Taylor British Communists, the Novel and the Nation, 1933-1940
  • 13.30 Colin Thomas How Red Was My Valley?
  • 14.10 Closing Remarks

There will also be an exhibition of material from the South Wales Miners’ Library on the Russian Revolution and its influence on Wales.

The event is FREE to attend and a warm welcome is extended to all.

To book your free place, please contact:

James Phillips, Llafur Events Secretary

Tel: 07811 211 518      Email:

Or book online by clicking here.