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Diggers

Description: 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!
Date: Saturday, 7 March 2015
Access: Public
Category: (i) External event of interest*
Created by: Public Access ( by Frank F )
Updated: Wednesday, 18 February 2015 16:28 GMT
Attachments: None

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