BARNSLEY FESTIVAL OF LABOUR HISTORY
Saturday October 15th
10.30am The Yorkshire Rising of 1820 Malcolm Chase
11.45 Readings from John Hugh Burland’s “Annals of Barnsley”
12.50 – 2pm Dinner. There is a solidarity protest for the Kinsley 3 strike in the precinct.
2pm Votes for Women –campaigning in Barnsley and beyond. Jill Liddington
3.15pm Labour Politics in Barnsley 1890-1910 Keith Laybourn
4.30pm The Matchwomen’s Strike and New Unionism Louise Raw (finishes 5.35pm)
7.30pm “The Price of Coal” Directed by Ken Loach. Written by Barry Hines.
Sunday October 16th
10am The Great Unrest 1910-14 Ralph Darlington (John Newsinger is ill).
11.15 The General Strike Daryl Leeworthy
12.30pm Work Camps in Yorkshire in the 1930s John Field
1.35 – 2.40pm Dinner
2.40pm Asian Youth Movements in South and West Yorkshire in 1970/80s
3.55pm The Miners’ Strikes of 1972 and 1984/5 Ralph Darlington
The Festival has been financially sponsored by the TUC, BFAWU, UCU Yorkshire Regional Committee, Leeds and Hull Trades Councils, Barnsley UNISON