Those of you who live in, or happen next week to be in, Wellington may be interested in the following public talk by Les Kennedy, a British labour historian.
Les Kennedy is a Labour Historian from the UK. He will give a talk on Wednesday 6 March at 6.30 in the Mezzanine room at the City Library, Victoria Street.
Although he is very knowledgeable about the Tolpuddle Martrys, the focus of his talk will be the Chartist Movement.
Les Kennedy has been a life-long trade unionist, his membership of NASUWT, the largest teachers’ trade union in the UK goes back over 37 years and in that time he has been a school representative, local negotiating secretary, national executive member and regional organiser.
Les is now retired and lives in Cornwall with his wife Rosemarie and he actively pursues a keen interest in trade union matters.
The details of the meeting are:
6.30pm to 7.30pm
Wednesday 6 March
Mezzanine Floor meeting room
Wellington Public Library