The Civic Trust for Wales

Chartists strike again

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The current edition of Celebrating the Chartists brings news of the appointment of a Chartist Commission by Newport Council to promote the city’s Chartist heritage, its luminaries being Dr Rowan Williams, Dame Rosemary Butler and Patrick Drewett. Other major stories highlight the 175th anniversary programme, digital sources for Chartist history, and a book of the month. Download the newsletter hereChartists live will tweet the news exactly as it happened 175 years ago, with tweets authored by David Howell and other volunteer historical storytellers from Cyfarwydd (heritage tales on Twitter).

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