Newport Chartist Convention November 5th 2022

Oct 20, 2022 | Six Points

The Convention will take place on November 5th at Newport (St Woolos) Cathedral from 10 am until 4 pm. Tickets cost £12.00 including lunch, tea and coffee, and are available from newportrising.co.uk 

Speakers include Vic Clarke on the Northern Star; Sylvia Mason introducing her biography of Mary Frost; Ray Stroud and Olly Blackmore giving an update on recent research carried out into the Westgate Hotel bullet holes; Colin Thomas on the presentation of Welsh history on TV; Fatma Nur Aksoy describing the work of the Welsh Youth Parliament; and Guy Hamilton on the life of Chepstow Chartist James Stephens. The day will conclude with a short musical performance of Treason.

There will be around 20 stalls representing a variety of local organisations.