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June 2022

Event commemorating Nigel Todd, Bike Garden, Nuns Moor, Newcastle

June 18 @ 12:00 - 15:00
Bike Garden, Nuns Moor
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5NU

Nigel, with his daughter Selina, on an anti-austerity march in Manchester, 4th October 2015. Photograph courtesy Peter Brabban. Music by Bethany Elen Coyle and pizzas from the pizza oven. Opportunity to share memories about Nigel and his work in the community. Open to all. The bike garden is located in Nuns Moor Park here: https://goo.gl/maps/Q1LwGLu3ZRZxmJT96

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The Active Utopian: A Celebration of The Work and Passions of Nigel Todd, Neville Hall, Newcastle

June 20 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Common Room, Neville Hall, Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE

Nigel Todd Friends and colleagues of Nigel will gather on 20th June to celebrate his life, his work and most of all his passion for progress, social justice and lifelong learning. North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll, will give the keynote address and there will be local and national speakers from the Workers Education Association, Co-operative College, Newcastle City Council, the Green movement and other parts of Nigel’s life. There will be music, a slide show from his 1983 General…

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July 2022

Newcastle University: Newcastle Antiquaries Conference, Eighteenth-Century Political Participation and Electoral Culture

July 7 - July 9
Old Library Building, Newcastle University

From Newcastle Antiquaries Newcastle University have announced the programme for their conference on Eighteenth-Century Political Participation and Electoral Culture, on 7-9 July. This is part of a wider project, which aims to explore how ordinary people participated in parliamentary elections in England, from 1695 until the Reform Act of 1832, run by the University in conjunction with Liverpool University and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Follow this link to register.  The Antiquaries were in at the beginning of this when we digitised our copy of…

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