Sat10Sept2016: 6th Wigan Diggers Festival
tony at cultureshop.org.uk
Tue Aug 16 22:50:42 BST 2016
Wigan Diggers Festival Saturday 10th September
2016 Final Programme Announced
Come & enjoy our best ever line up of live entertainment
More educational talks lots of new stalls
more stuff for the kids and a presentation to Ken Loach
Here are the final details of the programme for
this years Wigan Diggers Festival, which
coincides with the 340th Anniversary of the death
of Gerrard Winstanley, the Wigan born leader of
17th century radical movement known as The
Diggers, who were referred to by the late Tony
Benn, as the first true socialists.
Thanks for making our annual FREE to the public
event to celebrateGerrard Winstanley & The Diggers possible.
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THIS YEARS GERRARD WINSTANLEY SPADE AWARD WINNER
is film director, campaigner and lifelong socialist KEN LOACH
Ken will receive his outstanding contribution to
the Diggers cause award at around 1.00pm from
previous winners Maxine Peake(2014) & Jimmy
McGovern (2015) on behalf of the Festival Committee.
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