DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
CHARTIST EVENTS 2016
TUESDAY 22 MARCH 7.00 pm
‘Chartism and Civil Rights’
at Whitchurch Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff CF 14 2AA access from Kelston
Road, located opposite Whitchurch Library
Les James will give readings from his book: ‘Render the Chartists Defenceless’ AND in conversation with Rhodri Morgan, Wales First Minister (2000-2009) & Julie Morgan AM (Cardiff North) will discuss the role Chartists played in gaining the political rights we enjoy today.
This is a Fund raising evening for Awen@theLibrary
- The Trust set up to support, improve and maintain Whitchurch Library
PLAY ANY TIME
Radio Brynmawr Podcast
Les James broadcast: 'Chartist Basics: Who were the Chartists?'
To access the podcast
Click on The LISTEN AGAIN icon on BRfm Web page:
LOOK for the AHAS show – its top of the categories list
CLICK on date 7 March 2016 Monday evening 6 till 7pm
Then CLICK PLAY
SATURDAY 19 MARCH
THE BIG DEMOCRACY PROJECT DAY
at the SENEDD, Cardiff Bay
* Celebrates Welsh Assembly’s 10th birthday
* Concludes the first phase of the Big Democracy Project (BDP)
* Launches the second phase of BDP
Join National Theatre Wales -
they are taking over the National Assembly for Wales (Senedd) and the Pierhead for a day of political performance and debate focusing on answering this question:
What is the most pressing issue facing Wales? Starts 12pm. FREE CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS
The day’s events will culminate in an Assembly-style performance and debate event in the evening
Find out more about phase 1 of the Big Democracy Project
SATURDAY 11 JUNE
Annual Chartism Day Conference
at the University of Chester
Among those speaking will be Mike Sanders (Manchester). All welcome.
For further details join Prof. Malcolm Chase’s newsletter circulation list firstname.lastname@example.org
WEEKEND 15th -17th JULY 2016
Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival
There will be full details in our special summer edition of CHARTISM e-magazine telling the story of the six Tolpuddle labourers transported to Australia five years before John Frost, Zephaniah Williams and William Jones.
SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER
Annual Newport Chartist Convention
at the Duffryn High School, Newport.
Keynote speaker will be Prof. Malcolm Chase (Leeds University).
Other speakers include:
Peter Strong (‘Henry Vincent’); Les James (‘John Frost in New York’)
Elin Jones will be interviewing a film director about the challenges involved in making a ‘Chartist film’.
Wednesday 16th March 7.00pm
DIC PENDERYN SOCIETY at Canolfan Soar (formerly Zoar Chapel), Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil
Les James talks about and reads from his book:
‘Render the Chartist Defenceless’
(Designated parking at rear, free after 6 pm, approach from ring road )