Monthly Archives: May 2014

University of Huddersfield to reveal the musical heritage that shaped Huddersfield

You won’t find these histories in a text book… University of Huddersfield to reveal the musical heritage that shaped Huddersfield – Huddersfield Examiner. Advertisements

BBC Radio 4 – The Luddite Lament

In The Luddite Lament, the award winning folk singer John Tams looks back at the machine breakers of the 19th century, through the prism of the songs they inspired. Two hundred years ago parts of Britain were on the brink of rebellion – and you could be imprisoned for singing a song. There were said […]

A Writer Looks at History

Raymond Williams Foundation: War and Peace Residential, 14-16 May 2014, Wortley Hall

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
‘War – and Peace’ Residential featuring Noam Chomsky in conversation via Skype from the USA ? Residential at Wortley Hall Wednesday 14th May 4.00pm onwards to 2.00pm Friday 16th May, 2014 Discussions on: Palestine/ Israel;Chomsky;Hugh de Selincourt and the First World War ;Origins of WW1;1914- Poetry Remembers;WW1 and the Media ;Civil Resistance…

A Different Kind of Hero: Remember Conscientious Objectors from the First World War- 15 May 2014, Manchester

From the No Glory Manchester blog: A Different Kind of Hero: Remember Conscientious Objectors from the First World War- 15 May 2014, Manchester.