Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor
A biography of a daughter of Jewish immigrants who became a fighter for women's votes, against war and for socialism, who died shortly after a spell in prison as part of the successful Poplar Council rates rebellion. Published in November 2018 by Five Leaves, and available in print form here and as an ebook here and here.
Talking about my political hero and subject of my biography, Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor.
To invite Janine to speak about Minnie, email [email protected].
This is an all-day event. Janine will be giving an illustrated talk about Minnie Lansbury from 4-5pm.
The third Nottingham Radical Bookfair… 30 tables from new and second hand booksellers, publishers and organisations and a full supporting programme of talks.
Venue: Effra Social, 89 Effra Road, London SW2 1DF
Come to our next meeting of our monthly socialist feminist reading group, hosted by Workers' Liberty members - open to all!
We'll be reading chapter 6 of Janine Booth's new book 'Minnie Lansbury: Suffragette, Socialist, Rebel Councillor', and will be joined by Janine for the discussion!
Janine will be giving an illustrated talk about the life of Minnie Lansbury.
Venue: International Community Centre, Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FN
This is a members-only event, although it is free to join the Nottingham Women's History Group!
A donation of £3 from attendees will help towards refreshments and costs.
Signed copies of 'Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor' will be on sale.
Join Janine and other featured writers at LOOSE MUSE – London’s Premiere Women’s Writers Night.
On this occasion, Janine will be speaking mainly about her book, 'Minnie Lansbury - suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor'.
Venue: The Sun Pub, 21 Drury Lane (on the corner of Betterton Street), London WC2B 5RH – 8.00 p.m. – doors open from 7.30 pm. £6/£5 concessions.