It’s going to be a Chartist autumn …
Sponsored by Our Chartist Heritage (OCH) and CHARTISM e-Mag:
10th Annual Newport Chartist Convention 2016
Saturday November 5th 09.30 – 16.30
Venue: JOHN FROST SCHOOL, Lighthouse Road, Newport, NP10 8YD
The school (formerly Duffryn High School) is marking its adoption of the name of the iconic Newport Chartist leader
by hosting this year’s convention.
For programme details, location map and to book your place
Tickets are £10 with lunch
£7 without lunch
£3 student with lunch
£0 student without
This year’s keynote speaker is Professor Malcolm Chase (Leeds University), who will be exploring Welsh Chartism in the aftermath of the Newport Rising of November 1839
Throughout the day, pupils will pay tribute to the Chartists through musical and other artistic contributions. Other speakers include: Dr. Katrina Navickas, Peter Strong, Dr. Elin Jones, Catrin Edwards, Sarah Richards and Les James.
ALSO JOHN FROST is ‘APPEARING’ in the Australian made Film
‘DEATH OR LIBERTY’ touring SOUTH WALES
24th & 25th November 2016
Dr. Tony Moore (Monash University, Australia), author and film maker will introduce and discuss his film at Three Venues:
CARDIFF, NEWPORT and MONMOUTH
There will be a special OPEN FORUM held at GWENT ARCHIVES (Ebbw Vale) to discuss development of a transnational POLITICAL CONVICTS PROJECT attended by Tony Moore and other Australian guests.
See link below for full details of this Tour and the forum
and how to order your tickets
Prof Paul Pickering, Dean of the Australian National University, will give a paper on the implication of Chartism on the international stage on Friday, 4 November at 7.30 pm at the Newport City Campus of the University of South Wales. This was arranged by Dr Richard Allen and is sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute of the University.