Mick Woods remembers Lewisham '77

A first-hand account of the 1977 Battle of Lewisham, in which the far-right National Front were routed by locals and anti-fascists, from a Sheffield socialist and railway worker.

Battle of Lewisham chronology

An anti-fascist protester is arrested during the Battle of Lewisham, 1977.

A chronology of key events in the immediate build up to, as well as during, the 'Battle of Lewisham' on the 13th August 1977.

The Battle of Lewisham: an anti-fascist's account - Martin Lux

A vivid and action-packed account of the Battle of Lewisham, written by Martin Lux and taken from his book Anti-Fascist.

Fascists attack paper sale in Lewisham

Whilst undertaking their usual Saturday morning paper sale in Lewisham several SWP members were viciously assaulted by a group of fascists. At least two people required hospital treatment. This is the latest in a growing list of attacks against anyone that the fascists deem to be 'left wing'.

Resistance issue 131, April 2011

Full text and PDF of the Anarchist Federation's monthly bulletin.

Lewisham Bridge School Heritage listing upheld

Parents occupying Lewisham Bridge Primary School in south-east London are a step closer to keeping the school open after the English Heritage Grade 2 status of the school was upheld.

Lewisham Bridge school occupation

Parents have occupied the roof of a South London primary school in a bid to keep it open.

Anti-social behaviour: a view from a London estate

1977: The Battle of Lewisham

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An account of the street battles which took place in London when local residents decided to stop a fascist National Front march in their community.

Sharpley, Kate, 1891-1978

Kate Sharpley

Brief biographical information about London resident, anarchist and World War I-widow, Kate Sharpley who once attacked Queen Mary.