The greatest Luddite event for 200 years will be a smashing success!

Ned Ludd tony at
Fri Apr 20 23:20:02 BST 2012

Dear Friends,

Here is the draft programme for the Huddersfield Luddites200 Festival 
on April 27th -29th (see attachment). As you'll see we have a 
terrific line-up and a very varied programme, with something for 
everybody, including children. Please help us make the festival as 
successful as possible by forwarding this message to friends, 
colleagues and groups that will be interested.

Highlights of the festival include:

SHOWS Amongst Those Dark Satanic Mills, The Noisy Frame
MUSIC Folk Song Session at The Albert Hotel, Evening Gig - Red Sky 
Coven (<>book 
now, tickets are going fast)
DAVE DOUGLAS & THEO SIMON on Were the Luddites Right?
POETRY Open Mic & Competition Awards Ceremony hosted by Andy Croft
FILMS The Luddites and New Technology, Whose Progress?
DEBATES on Computers and the Internet: are they hurtful to 
Commonality?; Synthetic Biology & Geoengineering; Industrialism & 
Environmental Crisis.

Saturday afternoon will climax with a spectacular Luddite reenactment 
including frame smashing. There will also be exhibitions, hands-on 
spinning and weaving workshops, stalls and a guided walk on Sunday. 
We look forward to seeing you there.

On the same weekend there will be events at the Colne Valley Museum, 
including re-enactments and demonstrations of spinning and weaving. 
See for more details.

Best wishes


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