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Saturday, 7 March 2015
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  Wellingborough Diggers Festival Museum Display closes (ext event)
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Saturday 28th February 2015 for one week: Display about the Diggers (Fringe - Free admission) Venue: Wellingborough Museum, Castle Way, NN8 1XB. Open 10am-4:30pm Wellingborough Museum: http://www.wellingboroughmuseum.co.uk/ Diggers Festival 2015: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015

Million Women Rise demonstration (for info)
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See http://www.millionwomenrise.com/

Diggers
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http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015 Saturday 28th February 2015 for one week: Display about the Diggers (Fringe - Free admission) Venue: Wellingborough Museum, Castle Way, NN8 1XB. Open 10am-4:30pm Friday 6th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Talk by Andrew Bradstock (United Reform Church and The Social Justice Forum) Venue: Friends Meeting House, St. Johns Street, Wellingborough, NN8 4LG Time: 7:30pm Theme: "Food banks, Hunger and History: What can we learn from the Wellingborough Diggers 1650?" This discussion will be chaired by Martin Heath (BBC Radio Northampton) Although this is a free event, we suggest a donation of £4 to help cover some of the costs. We would also like to use this opportunity to collect tins of food to be donated to the local food bank. Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Talk by Andrew Bradstock Venue: Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, NN8 1AS Time: 12noon- 1pm Theme: "Gerrard Winstanley: The Man and His Ideas" This discussion will be chaired by Ian Foreman (Wellingborough Diggers Committee Member) Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Discussion to commemorate International Women's Day Venue: Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, NN8 1AS Time: 2pm- 4pm Theme: "Should Women have Human Rights?" This discussion will be chaired by Deidre Eadey. Guest speakers Jess Anslow and Cllr. Andrea Watts. Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) 'Protest Song'- Song-writing Workshop with Phil Hare Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BS Time: 2pm - 3pm You don't need to play an instrument to get involved! Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Live Music Artist: Lexie Green and the Indigo Blue (4pm-6pm) Artist: The Song Birds (8pm) Artist: G-String (9:30pm-late) Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BS Saturday 7th March 2015 (Main Festival Event – Tickets – Phone: 07958 639 692) Venue: The Georgian Suite, The Hind Hotel, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BY (please note due to the age and nature of the building there is no lift) Time: 7:30pm - late Music will be performed by: Phil Hare - performing contemporary songs that reflect social/political change Kevin Buxton - our very own local Kontra Roots promoter and musician Rapscallion our headliners for this year who are influenced by The Pogues, The Levellers and include the Diggers song in their repertoire!

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12:00 [12:00] Wellingborough Diggers: Andrew Bradstock on Gerrard Winstanley (ext event)
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Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Talk by Andrew Bradstock Venue: Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, NN8 1AS Time: 12noon- 1pm Theme: "Gerrard Winstanley: The Man and His Ideas" This discussion will be chaired by Ian Foreman (Wellingborough Diggers Committee Member) Wellingborough Diggers Festival: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015

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14:00 [14:00] Wellingborough Diggers - Should Women have Human Rights? (ext event)
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Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Discussion to commemorate International Women's Day Venue: Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, NN8 1AS Time: 2pm- 4pm Theme:

[14:00] Wellingborough Diggers Festival: Protest Song workshop (ext event)
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Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) 'Protest Song'- Song-writing Workshop with Phil Hare Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BS Time: 2pm - 3pm You don't need to play an instrument to get involved! Wellingborough Diggers Festival: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015

[14:30] Music and Poetry for International Womens' Day (ext event)
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Leicestershire Fawcett Group Celebrate International Women’s Day with music and poetry at The Donkey. All proceeds to Women’s Aid Leicestershire. Tickets £5. Performers: Mellow Baku, Ola Szmidt, Meri Everitt, Jess Green and Anita Sivakumeran. More: Womens Aid: http://www.wa-leicester.org.uk Leicester Fawcett Group: https://leicestershirefawcettgroup.wordpress.com/meetings-events/



[16:00] Wellingborough Diggers Festival - Live music (ext event)
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Saturday 7th March 2015 (Fringe - Free event) Live Music Artist: Lexie Green and the Indigo Blue (4pm-6pm) Artist: The Song Birds (8pm) Artist: G-String (9:30pm-late) Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BS Wellingborough Diggers Festival: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015






[19:30] Wellingboorough Diggers Festival - Main event (ext event)
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Saturday 7th March 2015 (Main Festival Event) Venue: The Georgian Suite, The Hind Hotel, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1BY (please note due to the age and nature of the building there is no lift) Tickets often sell out – see: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/tickets Full festival programme: http://www.diggersfestival.org.uk/programme2015 Time: 7:30pm - late Music will be performed by: Phil Hare - performing contemporary songs that reflect social/political change; Kevin Buxton - our very own local Kontra Roots promoter and musician; Rapscallion our headliners for this year who are influenced by The Pogues, The Levellers and include the Diggers song in their repertoire!

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