Women at the Battle of Cable Street

Today is the 80th anniversary of the ‘Battle of Cable Street’, one of the East End’s proudest moments. The Battle of Cable Street On 4 October 1936, Oswald Mosley’s fascist Blackshirts attempted to march from Tower Hill, through Aldgate and Shadwell, a predominantly Jewish neighbourhood at that time. When they arrived at Gardiner’s Corner, a … Continue reading Women at the Battle of Cable Street