Fully Fashioned Talk – Luddites and the Framework Knitters

Julian Atkinson and Roger Tanner, authors of Luddism in the East Midlands: Riots and Negotiations (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Labour History Society: 2018), tell the true story of Luddism in Nottinghamshire.

They share the results of their research into the knitters union led by Gravenor Henson, the character of East Midland Luddism, and the intersections between the two.

This event will take place 1-2pm on Tuesday 29 October at the Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University Park.

Tickets cost £3 and can be purchased via the events page.

This talk in part of the programme for the Weston Gallery exhibition Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade which runs at Lakeside Arts until Sunday 1 December https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/manuscriptsandspecialcollections/exhibitions/fullyfashioned.aspx.

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