Commemorative events in the UK

July 29, 2011

North Wales International Brigader Tom Jones, also known as Twm Sbaen (Tom Spain), will be honoured at a ceremony at the Cymru Cuba stand at the National Eisteddfod at Wrexham at 3:30pm on 4 August. Twm was a miner for 14 years and served in the British Anti-Tank Battery in Spain. In later years he was a full-time officer with the Transport & General Workers’ Union, eventually becoming its Wales Secretary.

A memorial to the international Brigade volunteers from Dunbartonshire is being unveiled on 27 August in front of the MA Centre, Main Street, Renton G82 4LY. More information will become available at

See the following websites for events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, which the IBMT is supporting: