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31 - 33 Oxford Street,
|Wed 13 May||Telling it like it was; Coal mining in Kent|
|Fri 15 May||WhitLit: Celebrating the Novel - Frank Foley|
|Sat 16 May||Adam Chodzko & Chloe Aridjis|
|Sat 16 May||Calories & Corsets: A History of Dieting|
|Sat 16 May||King John and the Magna Carta - Marc Morris|
|Sat 16 May||Riots, Rebels & Revolutionaries|
Riots, Rebels & Revolutionaries – Clive Bloom & Maggie Butt
Voters are disillusioned with politicians and major issues are side-lined or ignored. What is the nature of social justice? Clive Bloom and Maggie Butt take you on a journey of political protest and revolutionary upheaval with an emphasis on the role of Kent in, a largely untold, people’s radical history of Britain.
Dr Clive Bloom is a best-selling author. His numerous books include ‘Restless Revolutionaries’; ‘Violent London: 2000 Years of Riots’ and ‘Victoria’s Madmen: Revolution and Alienation’.Clive was the historical consultant to the BBC and writes for The Financial Times, The Times, The Independent and The Guardian. Dr Maggie Butt is an ex-journalist and BBC Television documentary producer/director. She is also a poet with five published collections, and author of ‘Ally Pally Prison Camp’which tells the moving story of the 3,000 civilian men imprisoned at Alexandra Palace during the Great War. Her latest collection, ‘Degrees of Twilight’, was published by The London Magazine.
|Sat 16 May 2015||15:30 to 16:30|