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Chartism Magazine No 13 November 2017

1. CHARTIST CONVENTION 2017 at St Woolos Cathedral

Agenda for the 11th Annual Convention, followed by the Annual Chartist Commemoration at the Chartist Memorial Stone in the churchyard of St Woolos. (see link below)

 

2. CHARTIST MUSIC NIGHT at the Pen & Wig Stow Hill

The Chartist Band will perform.

 

3. DR WILLIAM WILLIAMS MORGAN

 

PETER STRONG revives the ‘forgotten story’ of Dr. William Williams Morgan, who during the night and morning of 3rd- 4th 1839 risked his life in the ‘thick’ of the Chartist Rising - disarming a Chartist as well as tending wounded men.

 

4. ANNUAL CHARTIST COMMEMORATION

 

The annual Commemoration at the Chartist Stone in St Woolos Churchyard returns to its original format this year.

 

 

5. NEWPORT- CITY OF DEMOCRACY

 

Pat Drewett sets out the vision of  Our Chartists Heritage in relation to Newport - City of Democracy. . .  the unique identity of the city that underlines its involvement with the Welsh Chartist and Suffragette movements, and asserts that this identity is just as important to Newport’s future as to its past because it allows the city to develop sustainable assets that reinforce its heritage and raise its profile.