Barnsley Festival of Labour History: 14-16 October

6 October 2016

  • BARNSLEY FESTIVAL OF LABOUHISTORY

    FRIDAY 14TH OCTOBER – SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER

    The Civic, Hanson street, Barnsley S70 2HZ
    Talks; Discussion; Music; Film
    Weekend ticket: £10
    organised by Barnsley Trades Council
    To celebrate the 125th anniversary of our Founding.
    Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Labour History
  • Friday 14th October: Festival Opening
    With Dave Rovics, American political indie singer.
    The Old No. 7, Market Hill, Barnsley Tickets: £5
    Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October: The Civic, Barnsley
    The Yorkshire Rising of 1820 Malcolm Chase
    Readings from John Hugh Burland’s “The Annals of Barnsley” with music by Barnsley folk singer Dave Burland
    Votes for Women – campaigning in Barnsley and beyond Jill Liddington
    Labour Politics in Barnsley 1890 – 1910 Keith Laybourn
    The Matchwomen’s Strike and New Unionism Louise Raw
    The Great Unrest 1910 -14 John Newsinger
    The General Strike - Don Gluckstein
    Work Camps in Yorkshire in the 1930s John Field
    Asian Youth Movements in South and West Yorkshire in 1970s/80s Anandi Ramamurthy
    The Miners’ Strikes of 1972 & 1984/85 Ralph Darlington
    Saturday night: Screening of The Price of Coal Ken Loach
    EVENTS
    Weekend tickets (£10) and/or tickets for the Dave Rovics concert
    (£5) can be obtained from Barnsley Trades Council, c/o 33 Western
    Street, Barnsley S70 2BT. Cheques payable to Barnsley Trades
    Council. Tel 07594 857960 for more information

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