Talk on August 23rd at 8:00pm

With just a few weeks to go before the 16th Commemoration Chris Pounds has been invited to give a talk on Bradlaugh in Wellingborough.

On Thursday, August 23rd at 8.00pm in the Rising Sun pub, Mill Road, Wellingborough NN8 1PE.

Out guest speaker is Chris Pound who will be talking on: Save The Bradlaugh Hall, Lahore! How the citizens of Northampton supported the freedom struggle of the Indian people, and the story of the historic hall and the campaign to save it from ruin.

Charles Bradlaugh was the secular and republican MP for Northampton during the late 19th century and who was also an early supporter of Indian independence from British rule. Chris will be talking about the life and times of Bradlaugh and his historic importance.

 

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One thought on “Talk on August 23rd at 8:00pm

  1. Sorry – I won’t be able to make it, ironically on account of the fact that I’ll be on holiday with my children in India, showing them some of the sites of the independence struggle!

    Hope you and your fellow Bradlaugh-ites (is that a word?) have a great time.

    – Bernie Ross.

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