Chartist Magazine No 8 November 2015

It’s a First! Newport Cathedral hosts 2015 Chartist Convention
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1. Newport Cathedral hosts 2015 Chartist Convention


2. Largest ever Children's March


3. Friars Walk Shopping Mall: Sebastien Boyeson art work to be unveiled in November


4. Book Preview :Render the Chartists Defenceless: John Frost’s voyage with Dr McKechnie to Van Diemen’s Land 1840, by Les James


5. Networking : Les James

6. Prof. Malcom Chase ‘Brothers under Oppression’: Chartists and the Canadian Rebellions of 1837-38’ a report of the talk he gave at the 2014 Convention


7.Ryland Wallace: The Newport Suffragettes


8. Prof Owen Ashton, After the Rising: the Welsh Martyrs and West Country Chartism 1840-1856


9. David Osmond; Knowledge is Power. The threat to our library services


10. Peter Warner Clark on the Chartist Poet, Gerald Massey (1828-1907)


11. Points of View


12. "The Chartists are Coming" Cwtsh Art Gallery

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