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GUEST,donald andersob Scottish republican socialist songs (40) Scottish republican events 31 Oct 13

Thomas Muir Festival

(East Dunbarton)

13-16 November 2013


Gathering at



Reservation / booking form attached & festival flyer

The third in the Friends of Thomas Muir series of annual study meetings will be held as above.

The principal speakers will be:

    Tom Dowds, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde, who will present a paper on 'The Radical Trials of 1820'. He will discuss the rebellion of Scottish radicals in 1820, with focus on their subsequent trials.
    Mark Nixon, Honorary Research Fellow, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, who will discuss 'The Radical Heritage', showing how the early Scottish radicals, including those of 1820, inspired a later generation of Scottish democratic campaigners.
    Dr Ralph McLean of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies, University of Glasgow, will discuss 'Lord Belhaven's "Vision" and Scottish Liberty in 1707', to explain some of the roots of Scottish radicalism.

There will also be contributions from Professors Nigel Leask and Gerard Carruthers of the University of Glasgow, Jimmy Watson of the Friends of Thomas Muir, and from The Pupils of Douglas Academy.

There is ample parking at the school. Please note, however, that participants arriving after 12.45pm will require to park outside the school precincts. Light refreshments will be provided mid-afternoon

Annual John MacLean Commemoration 2013
Sunday 24 November 2013
Eastwood Cemetery 1PM (next to Thornliebank Railway Station) for a graveside oration.
Followed by a march from Thornliebank St/Boydston Rd across the road 1.30 pm prompt.
This will be followed by a social/rally at the Shawbridge Tavern, Shawbridge St, with a range of speakers to be agreed. and live music,
including the White Rose folk group.
5. Children free. All welcome.
buses (First) will take you directly to Eastwood Cemetery. Nearest train station is Thornliebank which you can get from Glasgow Central Station.

SRSM, P.O. Box 16887, Glasgow, G11 9EP

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