June, 2020

07JuneAll DayGFTU History Course: Captain Swing. The LudditesApplication Deadline: 8th May 2020

Event Details

Much is known about the Tolpuddle Martyrs and some of the early factory struggles. But, the Tolpuddle Martyrs arose amidst a period of deep agricultural rioting led by the mystical Captain Swing. Many of the perceptions of early industrial struggles were forged in struggles led by the equally mysterious Ned Ledd. The Captain Swing rioters and the Luddites have had a bed and suppressed history. Come and find out the truth about them and their great relevance today.


All Day (Sunday)


Secular Hall / Nottingham


GFTU Quorn Grange Hotel

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