Durham WEA Chartism: Joel Wootten will talk about, This Fortress of Freedom: Chartism in Gateshead
February 24 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Chartism was a national working class movement for political reform in Britain 1838-1857. It took its name from the People’s Charter and had particular strongholds of support in the North of England where many of our early trade unionists were active supporters. This is one of four talks about this fascinating subject.