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Free Group Walks: The Strike at Imperial Typerwriters (please pre-book)

Saturday 6 July, 14:00 - 15:30

The Strike at Imperial Typerwriters

Saturday 6 July, 2pm

90 minutes, steady pace

Meet in Spinney Hill Park at the pavilion café, centre of park

Take a tour to the buildings  owned by the Imperial Typewriter Company in and around East Park Road. Learn about modes of factory production, why 500 of Imperial’s South Asian workers went on strike in 1974 and the factory’s closure.  Presented by a writer and researcher with interest in the topic. Booking is essential, please book on Eventbrite or call 0116 373 7589. Booking is now open.

Please arrive 10 minutes early for registration, to allow the walk to start on time. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

How to book a place:

  1. Click the green Register button above and provide your name and email to secure your place.
  2. If this is your first walk with us, please also complete our online registration form here. If you are unable to complete this online, paper copies are available at the start of the walk (please arrive in good time).  You need only complete this form once, then you can attend our other walks.


Saturday 6 July
14:00 - 15:30
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Leicester City Council – Sara Coy
0116 3737589


Spinney Hill Park
East Park Road
Leicester, LE5
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