Wigan Diggers' Festival


Wigan Diggers' Festival

England's Pioneer Socialist

Wigan born Gerrard Winstanley 

Website: http://wigandiggersfestival.org/
Location: Wigan
Members: 6
Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2013

Information about the Festival

Group primarily for all those wanting to be involved in the organisation of the Annual Wigan Diggers' Festival in the town on the closest Saturday to the 10th of September. The date for the 2013 Festival is Saturday 7th September.

The aim of the Festival is to commemorate and celebrate the life, ideas and actions of Wigan born Gerrard Winstanley & the 17th Century Diggers' (True Levellers) movement he inspired - England's and the World's pioneer Socialist & political movement of the common people.

It is also a proposed hub for those who may want to help out in any other way either beforehand or on the day, including volunteer artists, and/or who are supportive of the event and want to keep informed about what's being planned.

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Minutes 18th February 2013

Minutes of the Meeting of Wigan Diggers’ Festival Committee held on Monday 18 February 2013 at the Anvil, Wigan The meeting opened at 7.30pm. 13.02.1           Present: Stephen Hall (Chair), Joan…Continue

Started by joe taylor Mar 16, 2013.

Last Year's Festival


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