Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School

Since our foundation in 1933 we've been at the heart of the British labour movement advancing education, knowledge and learning in all aspects of the science of Marxism, the history of socialism and the working class

About Us

Find out about our history and what we do

Our Collections

Browse our library and archive catalogues and discover more our core collections including our archives on the Spanish Civil War, the print unions and peace and solidarity campaigns

Education & Events

Take a look at our programme of forthcoming coming classes and events, and find out about our trade union, school, student and online education facilities

Marx House

Read about our building’s fascinating history, book a guided tour of Marx House and hire our hall for a lecture, meeting or event


Cultural Nights

The MML now organises cultural evenings featuring live music and comedy. We host a quarterly benefit gig to raise money and awareness about the library and our activities. Recently, we held a fundraising event in The Harrison pub on 7th Read More

New Online Course - Capitalism, Crisis & Democracy

A new way to learn from the Marx Memorial Library - Learn at your own pace, wherever you are Sign up Starting 30 May This course examines capitalist development over the past century and does so in order to provide Read More

Anniversary Events @ MML

All 7pm; All £3; ALL WELCOME 19 May: General Strike of 1926 with Professor Roger Seifert 26 May: Grunwick dispute film screening directed by Chris Thomas introduced by Professor Mary Davis 2 June: Seafarers Dispute with Phil Ballard 16 June: Read More

Red Dagger Performance

Learn the bloodthirsty origins of the City of London's Coat of Arms at the MML. C Walsh will perform Heathcote Williams' epic poem 'The Red Dagger,' which details the Peasants' Revolt and the depredations of the City over the last Read More

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