This coming week sees the start of a season of Chartist commemorative events for the 170th Anniversary of the Rising of the people of south Wales that climaxed at Newport on November 4th 1839
For Full Details CHECK OUT www.newport.ac.uk/chartist
Wednesday 14th October at Dowlais Library 7pm Annual Merthyr Chartist Lecture given by Prof. Owen Ashton (Staffordshire University)
Lecture will be preceded by AGM of Merthyr Chartist Forum at 6.00pm (All welcome)
Thursday 15th October at the Newport Centre 1-4 pm and 7.30-9.30 pm 'Our Voice, Our Vote, Our Freedom' organised by the Bevan Foundation
.....later this month
Saturday 31st at the Riverside Theatre and Arts Centre NP20 1HG, the Newport Chartist Convention organised by Accent Newport Trust et al
.....following in early November there will be a host of events throughout south Wales, see www.newport.ac.uk/chartist
Only a few tickets (£10) left for Chartist coach tour Sunday November 2nd
Contact Kim Colbrook tel 07852210106 or 01873850496
Les James editor of www.newport.ac.uk/chartist
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Related Welsh People's History Links:
The Welsh People’s History Society
We organise a wide range of events looking at aspects of our history and publish the journal Llafur.
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Recognised centre of excellence in heritage fields, in archive administration, archaeology, photography, graphics, education, architectural history and information management.
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