On May the 11th 2017 In the Bandstand at the Nottingham Arboretum from 6pm to 8pm Chris Richardson and Roger Tanner will give the Annual Arboretum History Talk 2017 on the subject of Chartism in Nottingham.
Chris Richardson has lived in the Lenton area of Nottingham for more than forty years and is an active member of the Co-operative movement. He is a local historian and researcher and is the author of A City of Light, Socialism, Chartism and Co-operation, Nottingham, 1844.
Roger Tanner has lived in Nottingham for nearly fifty years. He has always been interested in its history and politics and has led many walks in and around the city. He is especially interested in the heritage of struggles by ordinary people as they fought for the vote, for better living and working conditions and for a fairer society.
There is no cost for this talk but donations are welcome. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Arboretum and available from 6pm
Getting there– The Nottingham Arboretum, Waverley Street, NG7 4HF can be accessed from the High School tram stop.
Disabled Access is available into the park and bandstand.
Further details/ Contact Val Wood on: 07500534563