11 Mar 2019 | Radical Stroud

Spring Equinox Walk

On Wednesday 20th March 2019, to mark the Spring Equinox, Radical Stroud will carry out a Walk to Circumnavigate the Arlingham Peninsula. There is much to note, remark on and celebrate on the way - Estuarine myths and legends; Ivor Gurney [who sailed...

13 Jan 2019 | Radical Stroud

WEA Radical History Course

I am delighted to say that I shall be running a short course of four sessions in February and early March on Radical History. The course will be held in Stroud. Full details on this link: https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online/2018/courseinfo.aspx?r=...

02 Dec 2018 | Radical Stroud

Trenchcoats For Goalposts

Friday 7th December, 8pm at the Sub Rooms, Stroud Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company present TRENCHCOATS FOR GOALPOSTS - Christmas Truce, 1914 with Jon Seagrave (aka Jonny Fluffypunk,)John Bassett, Bill Jones, Paul Southcott, Stuart Butler, Angela ...

23 Nov 2018 | Radical Stroud

Radical Stroud WW1 and FGR Walk

Radical Stroud WW1 and FGR Walk Saturday November 17th Meet at 12 at Nailsworth War Memorial An Armistice Centenary Walk and Talk Peace at Last! A performative walk and talk through WW1 as it affected Stroud, the Five Valleys, Nailsworth, and Fo...

29 Sep 2018 | Radical Stroud

World War 1 – Blue Plaques Walk

STROUD RADICAL HISTORY: ALTERNATIVE HERITAGE WALK, Friday 12 October 2018 World War 1 - Blue Plaques Walk, commemorating those who fell in a foreign field, and those who died at home from their injuries, remembering fallen soldiers and also conscie...

10 Jun 2018 | Radical Stroud

Alternative Heritage Walk

Radical Stroud’s June walk is a week-early Jo Cox Memorial Walk: Meet at Rodborough Church, Friday June 15th at 10; returning to the church at 1pm. We shall be investigating the medieval history of Rodborough from the days when it was still owned as pa...

18 May 2018 | Radical Stroud

God Save Great Thomas Paine

Why, sirrah, and why, madam, hast thou not read thy Tom Paine? ‘Kings succeed each other not as rationals but as animals … an hereditary governor is as inconsistent as an hereditary author.’ And you needn’t visit Paris in this, the year of our Lord,...

04 Apr 2018 | Radical Stroud

Alternative Heritage Walk

STROUD RADICAL HISTORY ALTERNATIVE HERITAGE WALK A circular walk from Stonehouse Station to Standish, Haresfield, Ring Hill, Randwick Woods and back to Stonehouse. Ancient Barrows, mediaeval churches, Romano-British farmsteads, a moated stronghol...

14 Mar 2018 | Radical Stroud

Bristol And The Spanish Civil War

24 March BRISTOL 24/03/2018 IBMT’s annual Len Crome Memorial Conference, with historians Professor Tom Buchanan and Dr Emily Mason speaking about: Aid Spain: the mobilisation of support for the anti-fascist cause among the British people during th...

02 Feb 2018 | Radical Stroud

Counter-Heritage Weekend Programme

STROUD COUNTER-HERITAGE WEEKEND FEBRUARY 3rd-4th The Centre for Science and Art, Lansdowne, Stroud SATURDAY 10am Doors open The following events are timetabled, but there are events running throughout the day. Scroll down until you see the he...

13 Sep 2017 | Radical Stroud

Bristol Doors Open Days

Bristol Doors Open Days The Merchants’ Hall indocilis pauperiem pati ‘One who cannot learn to bear poverty’ What did I learn about our ‘Island Story’ On a squally September rain-swept day, At the Merchants’ Hall, and Redcliffe Caves? Well, we fo...