Fruits Of Philosophy

“We think it more moral to prevent the conception of children than, after they are born, to murder them by want of food, air and clothing.” The BBC are showing a programme on the pamphlet, ‘Fruits of Philosophy’, originally by Charles Knowlton and reprinted by Charles Bradlaugh. Charles Bradlaugh reprinted the pamphlet in order to … More Fruits Of Philosophy

Authorities told to take care of Bradlaugh Hall

The hall, protected under the Special Premises (Preservation) Ordinance, 1985, is in need of protection and preservation. The authorities have been directed to protect the hall in line with the judgement of the Supreme Court. For the story on ‘The Nation’ follow this link https://nation.com.pk/01-Mar-2019/authorities-told-to-take-care-of-bradlaugh-hall This is good news from Pakistan now the Supreme Court … More Authorities told to take care of Bradlaugh Hall

17 November 1868 Remembered

17 November 1868 marked Charles Bradlaugh’s initiation into the political arena by registering his first candidature in a General Election held one hundred and fifty years ago. To celebrate an event that was to benefit not only the people of Northampton – his constituents, but also mankind through his dedication to freedom we invited everyone … More 17 November 1868 Remembered

Invite to 150th Anniversary Meal

All welcome to come to this Saturday’s Anniversary Meal. We will be meeting at the steps of All Saints Church in Northampton at noon on Saturday 17th November 2018. Download Poster Download Charles Bradlaugh and the 1968 election campaign in Northampton Visit Eventbrite to book your ticket.    

2018 Bradlaugh Talk

We are pleased to release the final cut of the ‘Bradlaugh Talk’ on Universal Suffrage, presented by William Collins on 23 September at the Bradlaugh Barn. Many thanks to Bradlaugh Fields Wildlife Park Association for use of the Bradlaugh Barn and we look forward to keeping Charles Bradlaugh’s memory alive together. The book mentioned in … More 2018 Bradlaugh Talk

Political Voices

BBC World Service Radio documentary by Political Correspondent Andrew Whitehead produced in 1991. Andrew Whitehead has contacted us and plans to join us on 17th November for the 150th anniversary meal, we look forward to meeting Andrew and discussing the making of his excellent documentary. All Welcome Download Poster

1868 Anniversary Invite

Further to the reservation of a table at the Charles Bradlaugh pub for Saturday the 17th  November I would like to mention some developments and ideas regarding this event. I met with the deputy manager of the pub on Friday evening and he was enthusiastic and very helpful. He was pleased when I mentioned we … More 1868 Anniversary Invite

150th Anniversary Meal

At the 17th annual commemoration the Charles Bradlaugh Society announced plans to hold a meal in November to celebrate the 1868 general election and the 100th anniversary celebration in 1968 when Michael Foot came to Northampton as representative of the National Secular Society. We are planning (stc) to hold the meal at the Charles Bradlaugh … More 150th Anniversary Meal