Posted onApril 12, 2022|Comments Off on Ethel and the Archives (via the Rebel Pen Club)
A Week in Lancashire Part One
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.
As part of a packed week of Ethel Carnie Holdsworth-related activities, I ventured deep into the library archives of Manchester and Bolton. In carrying out my six-year PhD project on Ethel, I’m always seeking to dig deeper, to find out where new connections can be made, and to thus bring Ethel into sharper focus.
Read more about Jenny’s visits to the John Rylands Library, Working Class Movement Library and Bolton History Centre in our Pendle Radicals blog.
Posted onApril 15, 2019|Comments Off on Peterloo – A Radical Reading (via the Radical Echo)
On Sunday 14 April 2019, several of the Pendle Radicals Research Team attended a fundraising event for the Working Class Movement Library at Salford University. The team have been regular visitors to WCML since the project started for talks and seminars, but also to research their archives, it has been an invaluable resource for us and we were glad to have the opportunity to support it. (Personally, I’ll also never need much persuading to go to anything that Maxine Peake is involved in!)