A Week in Lancashire Part Two
PhD researcher and Radicals collaborator Jenny Harper had a very busy week on her first study visit to Lancashire. It started with a delve into some precious public collections, which you can read about HERE, followed by a rather special ride on a charabanc!
My packed week of Ethel Carnie Holdsworth-related activities continued with a ride on a charabanc (vintage bus) arranged by cultural partner Mid Pennine Arts through its Pendle Radicals project. PhD work isn’t just about archival research, it also involves connecting with a wider research community, and learning from existing experts in the field. The charabanc event was a great opportunity to do this. The tour marked International Women’s Day on March 8th and was a day-long celebration of Ethel Carnie Holdsworth’s work and life, including visits to many of the locations across East Lancashire (and a bit of Yorkshire), that were of importance to her.
Read more on the Pendle Radicals, Rebel Pen Club blog.