Plaque

Mark Ashton

Erection date: 19/5/2017

Inscription

Mark Ashton, 1960 - 1987, political and community activist. LGSM met at Gay's the Word bookshop on this site, 1984/5.
Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners

The crowd funded plaque was unveiled on 19 May 2017, Ashton's 57th birthday. 'Pride', the 2014 film about Ashton and the LGSM is a good watch.

Site: Mark Ashton (1 memorial)

WC1, Marchmont Street, Gay's the Word

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Mark Ashton

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Mark Ashton

Irish political, community and gay rights activist. Born Oldham but grew up i...

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Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners

Formed in 1984 by Mark Ashton and his friend Mike Jackson, this group was onl...

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