BBC World Service Omnibus on Bradlaugh

This report dates from 28 January 1991 and has some excellent observations on the importance of how Charles Bradlaugh with the support of the people of Northampton demonstrated that the will of the people is sovereign. Listen in pop-out player ‘Among the most courageous of radicals’. A profile of the atheist political activist who founded … More BBC World Service Omnibus on Bradlaugh

Report on Bust Unveiling by Garry Marlowe

On the 1st of November I was privileged to represent the Charles Bradlaugh Society in order to attend the unveiling of the bust of Bradlaugh in London. How times change. In 1880, Mr Bradlaugh was denied the right to take his seat as the chosen elected Member of Parliament for Northampton. Not just denied the right, but … More Report on Bust Unveiling by Garry Marlowe

Bust of Charles Bradlaugh Unveiled at Parliament

Charles Bradlaugh Society Publicity Officer, Garry Marlowe, attended Parliament on 1 November for the unveiling of a newly commissioned bust of Charles Bradlaugh as part of the National Secular Society 150 year anniversary, Charles Bradlaugh was the first President of the NSS from 1866. The NSS have funded and organised the installation of this new … More Bust of Charles Bradlaugh Unveiled at Parliament

Talk on Bradlaugh Tomorrow

Rather short notice, however we are pleased that Chris Pounds will be giving his excellent talk on: ‘Charles Bradlaugh: The Member for Northampton and India.’ again to Brixworth History Society at the Village Hall, Holcott Road, Brixworth. Village Hall website : http://www.brixworthvillagehall.co.uk The Hall is situated on the Holcot Road, near the village centre. Click … More Talk on Bradlaugh Tomorrow

Libre Pensee

Thank you to all those that made the journey to yesterday’s very enjoyable 15th commemoration of Charles Bradlaugh, MP for Northampton. In particular visitors representing the International Association of Free Thought made the journey from Clermont Ferrand in France. Philippe extended an invitation to everyone to join him and his wife in Paris next year … More Libre Pensee

5 Days To Go

Just 5 days to go until the 15th Annual Commemoration on Sunday 25th September. We hope to meet as many Friends of the Society as possible and everyone is welcome. The weather forecast is looking bright and sunny….(famous last words) 1pm Bradlaugh Talk at the  Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1DP … More 5 Days To Go