The Choir from The People’s Past People’s Future Group, based in Rutherglen, will be singing Alistair’s rousing “Mrs Barbour’s Army” at the unveiling of the Mary Barbour Memorial next to Govan subway station at 11:00 on International Women's Day, Thursday 8th March. The event is open to all – so come along and join in the singing! The Choir has already performed the song at events across South Lanarkshire and [...]
The Alistair Hulett Memorial Trust has made an award to assist with the expenses involved in making a documentary film aboutProtest in Harmony https://www.protestinharmony.org.uk/, a radical community choir based in Edinburgh. The film includes performances at the Anti-Racism Demonstration at Glasgow (Stand Up to Racism in Scotland, March 2017), at the Street Choirs’ Festival in Kendal (June 2017) and at the demonstration against Nuclear Weapons in Faslane (July 2017). The [...]
It is with deep regret that we have to announce the cancellation of one of the concerts at the weekend. Rock Against Racism featuring Black Grape, Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5 and Bigg Taj has had to be cancelled due to a variety of issues that could not be resolved in time. Full refunds will be issued for the concert from skiddle.com The Sunday concert Roots Rock Reggae Against [...]
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rock Against Racism movement, Alistair Hulett Memorial Trust are delighted to announce a two-day festival at the historic Queens Park Arena in Glasgow's Southside. The festival, on the 27th and 28th of August, is the finale of four days in the park that will celebrate the unique culturally-diverse area of Govanhill, where Alistair lived when he reutrned to Glasgow. In partnership with Govanhill [...]
Students at the University of Sussex campaigning to mount a rent strike have used Alistair's "Mrs Barbour's Army" in a podcast created as part of their studies.
Ewan McLennan and George Manbiot are presenting their “Breaking the Spell of Lonliness” show, which explores the power of song to overcome loneliness, at The Mackintosh Church in Glasgow as part of Celtic Connections on Friday 3rd February at 19:30. Ewan has over the years been closely associated with the AHMT, and won the Political Songwriting Competition in 2013; he can be found performing Alistair’s powerful “The Granite Cage” at [...]