20. décembre 2018 - 18:00 jusqu'à 19:30
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The Twelve Cotton Famine Poems of Christmas | Bolton Library | jeudi, 20. décembre 2018

Dr Simon Rennie and Dr Ruth Mather of Exeter University will be talking about their project to collect poems and songs written by local people describing their plight during the Lancashire Cotton Famine 1861-65:

Balladeer Jennifer Reid will illuminate this difficult time in history through poetry and song.
Seasonal refreshments will be available.

(Image: 'The Cotton Famine, Manchester, 19th century.' . Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY)