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2019 Newport Chartist Convention

 

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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

 

3.00 Coffee

 

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