Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Radical History Walk in Manchester

Panic on the Streets of Manchester...A Walk into Manchester's Rebellious and Revolutionary History...

This walk will take place on Saturday 28th November, beginning at 10.45am and will last 2 hours
The assembly point is the Robert Owen statue, outside the Co-operative Bank, Corporation Street.

The walk will cost £6 waged, £3 students, free to unwaged.
All proceeds from the walk will be donated to the Manchester Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers, which offers solidarity and support to asylum seekers.

We will visit places in the city centre connected with Manchester's rebellious and revolutionary past, running across Marx and Engels, Mary and Lizzie Burns, Jacobites and Jacobins, Suffragists and Suffragettes, Chartists and Clarionettes and others...

The walk will be led by Michael Herbert , who has been leading history walks in Manchester for more than 20 years. He is a Trustee of the Working Class Movement Library and former editor of the North West Labour History Journal. He has written two books on Manchester's history; Never Counted Out! The Story Of Len Johnson, Boxer and Communist and The Wearing of the Green; a Political History of the Irish in Manchester. He is a regular contributor to the Manchester Radical History website. http://radicalmanchester.wordpress.com/

more information : mossley@phonecoop.coop

It would helpful if this could be forwarded to anyone you think might like to attend

1 comment:

  1. For a wide selection of articles on Mancunian left history by Michael Herbert (as well as other local authors), see http://radicalmanchester.wordpress.com