“Those who hold the reins of government entirely in their own grasp should seriously consider whether it would not be far wiser to carry such a measure now they have the ability, and while there is no hostile popular pressure, than to wait until a stormy reformation has swept them from power, and a manhood … More Manhood Suffrage
Charles Bradlaugh campaigned for working class men and women to obtain the vote. He wrote about his wish to see Universal Suffrage for men and women in his work ‘The Real Representation of the People’ and his efforts to bring democracy were rewarded with the Representation of the People Act 1918 which celebrates its centenary … More The Real Representation of the People
14 May of 2017 was a day of great pleasure for me and Ruchira. On that day we met Mr B. Ramchandra CST Voltaire, General Secretary of Freethought Party of India & his wife Mrs Swapna Bijayini and their son Dr. Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan. This family of admirers of Charles Bradlaugh came to Northampton … More A memorable visit to Northampton by an Indian family in love with Charles Bradlaugh ideology
The CBS has been asked to provide a speaker to ‘East Haddon History Society’ and we have been pleased to accept. Our Secretary Chris Pounds will be fulfilling the engagement on 18 January 2018. Full details can be found on the East Haddon History Society website. All Welcome.
Thank you to all those who came along to the 16th Commemoration on Sunday. Yet again we were fortunate to have glorious weather… perhaps there is an atheist God. We were pleased to be joined by Leicester Secular Society once again who brought their banner to adorn the celebration. The CBS was made aware that … More The Sun keeps shining on Bradlaugh.
No Sacred Cows was the point made by our guest speaker Andrew Withers at the annual Bradlaugh Talk. The problem of ‘Statism’ which has bloated institutions such as the NHS would have been an anathema to Bradlaugh. The Libertarian Party see themselves as the direct descendants of the Liberal Party that Bradlaugh belonged to, a … More No Sacred Cows…
The #CharlesBradlaughSociety has sent a message of support and friendship to the #IAFT2017 The seventh congress of the International Association of Free Thought (#IAFT) started yesterday and continues until Sunday in Paris. See website www.internationalfreethought.op.php?rurg/spibrique148 for more details. Salutations from fellow free thinkers in the UK. Charles Bradlaugh is an icon for free thinkers all … More Message to IAFT 7th Congress
Just 7 days to go the the 16th Annual Commemoration. We’re looking forward to seeing as many people attend as last year and the talk by Andrew Withers at 1:00pm in the Carnegie Room at the Central Library in Northampton. ALL WELCOME
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, … More Talk on August 23rd at 8:00pm
The details for this year’s 16 annual commemoration are: At 1:00pm in the Carnegie Room of the Central Library in Abington Street Northampton we will be honoured to hear a Talk by guest speaker Andrew Withers from the Libertarian Party who will be speaking on the topic of one of Bradlaugh’s sayings “Liberty’s chief foe … More 16th Annual Commemoration