16th October 2018, The Chartist Crisis of 1839, or when Britain didn’t have a revolution! by Dr. Robert Sykes CBE. The lecture considers what, arguably, is the closest Britain has come to a nationwide, bottom up, populist revolution.
19:30 at Guildford County School, Farnham Rd, Guildford, GU2 4LU.
Robert Sykes works include:
Popular Politics and Trade Unionism in South-East Lancashire 1829-42, University of Manchester, 1982
‘Early Chartism and Trade Unionism’ in James Epstein and Dorothy Thompson (eds.) The Chartist Experience. Studies in Working-class Radicalism and Culture 1830-1860, London, 1982