The literary journey out from Fitzroy Square

Front of Georgian building.

A hundred years ago this month The Voyage Out, the first novel by Virginia Woolf, was published. Woolf began writing the book when she was known as Virginia Stephen and while she was living in Fitzroy Square with her brother Adrian. Virginia and Adrian Stephen moved into 29 Fitzroy Square in March 1907. They had hesitated before taking …

Significant women at film co-op screening

Photo montage.

For International Women's Day the London Socialist Film Co-op is showing films documenting the lives of two significant women: Claudia Jones and María Zambrano Alarcon. Hidden Herstories: Claudia Jones. Octavia Foundation Young People, UK 2010 [U], 15 mins. Claudia Jones (1945-1964), was a founder of the West Indian Workers and Students Association, started the West …