The New Cross Massacre, Truth and Justice in Thatcher’s Britain

Museum of the Order of St John

In January 1981, thirteen young black men, woman and children were killed in a house fire in New Cross, London. With the cause still (officially) unknown, Dr Aaron Andrews (Leeds Beckett University) considers the decades-long campaign for truth and justice.

Please reserve your spot on eventbrite or by phoning the Museum on 020 7324 4005. There is no need to print out your ticket as your name will appear on our guest list.

‘Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000′ is funded by the AHRC and run by the University of Birmingham and Leeds Beckett University.

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