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2 and 3 December, 2021

170 Queens Drive, Glasgow, G42 8QZ, United Kingdom
Govanhill Bath’s year long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the occupation of Govanhill Baths culiminates in Occupy! Occupy! Occupy! A 2 day conference to  explore occupation as a tactic in industrial, community, student and environmental disputes in the Central belt of Scotland.
Come along to this gathering of clans and meet the people involved as well as academic researchers, performance artist Donna Rutherford and Magic Torch Comics who will be creating the Occupy Graphic Novel.

Day 1, Thurs 2nd Dec 2021

10.00am – 4.00pm
Dave Sherry (Introduction)
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (1971)
Timex (1983)
Faslane (1982 – ongoing)
Pollok Free State (1994-1996)
Donna Rutherford (Performance)
Kinning Park Complex (1996)
Govanhill Baths (2001)

Day 2, Fri 3rd Dec 2021

10.00am – 4.00pm
Alan Tuckman (Industrial Occupations)
Lee Jeans (1981)
Caterpillar (1987)
Housing Struggles (Squatting)
The Free Heatherington (2011)
Donna Rutherford (Performance)
Baile Hoose, Glasgow (2021)
Paul Bristow (Magic Torch Comics)
For more information see www.govanhillbaths.com
0141 423 3919
Email
Organised by Govanhill Baths Archive & Heritage, grant aided by the Foyle Foundation and Barry Amiel & Norman Melbourne Trust and supported by Unite, Glasgow Retired Members Branch.
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