Protest, Chartism and the Newport Rising
Time & Location
About the Event
The Newport Rising was the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in Great Britain. To mark the 180th anniversary of the Uprising the Parliamentary Archives and Gwent Archives are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion about the events of the day, the aftermath and the legacy it has left behind.
10.30 -10.40 Welcome. Dr Lisa Snook (Gwent County Archivist)
10.40-11.10 Colin Gibson (Gwent Archives) The Chartist Trials Digital Transcription Project.
11.10 – 11:40 Dr Katie Carpenter (Parliamentary Archives Researcher) Chartism in the Parliamentary Archives
11.40-12 Tea and Coffee
12- 1 Dr Joan Allen (Newcastle University) ‘The Chartist Trials of 1839 Revisited’
For further details and to book your place, please contact:
Gwent Archives, Steelworks Road, Ebbw Vale NP23 6AA
Tel: 01495 353363