On Saturday 17th July there is a rededication ceremony.
The re-dedication is an opportunity to remember those who went to Spain to fight fascism and also to counter the blatant attempts to bury the memorial's still radical political content.As one of the plaques says:
The event will be held at County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Saturday July 17, from 10.30am - 12 noon. There will be speakers from the Trades Council, International Brigades Memorial Trust, Labour Party, LibDems and the Spanish Embassy have been invited.
Entertainment will be provided by Nottingham Clarion Choir.
[Starting the next week] the city council will be hosting a display organised by the International Brigades Memorial Trust which is touring the country.
The exhibition called "Antifascista!" is about British and Irish volunteers in the civil war and will be on display in the Council House, Market Square from 12 noon Tuesday July 20 - Saturday 31 July.
In honour of the volunteers who left Nottinghamshire to fight in the International Brigade Spain 1936 - 1939.
They fought alongside the Spanish people to stop Fascism and save Liberty and Peace for all
They went because their open eyes could see no other way.