Llafur Online Event & AGM 2022 – ‘the miners must have justice!’: The Legacy and Consequences of the 1972 Miners’ Strike

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Event Date: 03/12/2022
Event Starts: 3/12/22 09:30 am Event Ends: 3/12/22 12:30 pm

Llafur invites you to our latest online event and 2022 AGM.

For our 2022 AGM, join Llafur and guest speakers Ben Curtis, Emily Ingram and Ewan Gibbs to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1972 miners’ strike and explore the legacy of the year’s industrial struggle.

Full programme:

9:30-9:35 – Welcome

9:35-9:40 – PEN Cymru update from Angela V. John

9:40-9:55 – Award of the Ieuan Gwynedd Jones Essay Prize

9:55-10:00 – Introduction of speakers

10:00-10:25 – “We have just written some glorious pages in the history of the miners”: The 1972 Miners’ Strike and the South Wales Coalfield – Ben Curtis

10:25-10:50 – Voices of ’72: community history and the power of testimonials – Emily Ingram

10:50-11:15 – An Energy History of the 1972 Miners’ Strike – Ewan Gibbs

11:15-11:30 – Q&A

11:30–11:45 – Short Break

11:45-12:30 – AGM

12:30 – Finish

This event will take place on Zoom. You will need to register for the event via Eventbrite using the following link:


Once you have registered, details of the meeting ID and password will be emailed to you.