2019 Newport Chartist Convention
9.30 Doors open, registration, stalls, musical accompaniment (members of Newport Orchestra)
Morning session chaired by Jane Bryant.
10.00 Introductory remarks and tribute to Paul Flynn.
10.15 Professor Steve Poole: Chartism and the Politics of Commemoration
11.15 Josh Cranton and Rhys D W: The Newport Rising graphic novel
11.30 Coffee / tea
11.45 Professor Malcolm Chase: Chartism and Petitioning
12.45 Re-enactment by Victorian Doctor Roger Morgan
1.15 Lunch, stalls, musical accompaniment (members of Newport Orchestra)
Afternoon session chaired by Dr Elin Jones
2.00 Dr Katrina Navickas: Peterloo
3.15 Peter Strong: Sixty years of Rape of the Fair Country
4.00 Convention ends with concluding remarks
5.00 Newport Rising Torchlight March from Belle Vue Park to Westgate Hotel