Connolly 150 is a not-for-profit organisation established to promote public awareness of James Connolly and working class history as we approach the 150th anniversary of James Connolly’s birth in Edinburgh, Scotland.
We seek to raise awareness through research, events, writing, community engagement and organising.
We are open to new and imaginative approaches to Connolly’s life and its relationship to working class and immigrant history.
Connolly 150 has developed mutually supportive relationships with similar, existing organisations in Scotland and internationally.
We have also developed vital and positive relationships with trade unions and community organisations.
Connolly 150 is an independent organisation. Affiliated to no political party or group.
Established with the sole purpose of celebrating the life of James Connolly on the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Connolly 150 events are open to all who wish to see James Connolly recognised and celebrated in Edinburgh and beyond.