Course Information

The Luddites in the Local Landscape, Literature and History

Yorkshire Luddism reached its climax locally in the attack on Rawfolds Mill in April 1812 and the subsequent murder of the Marsden manufacturer William Horsfall. This bicentennial course will explore the historical and geographical context of Yorkshire Luddism and how the movement impacted on literature focusing on the work of Charlotte Bronte and Phyllis Bentley. For further enquiries contact Linda Croft on 01706 818103 or email lcroft@wea.org.uk.

  1. Status:
    This course has finished
  2. Course Level:
    Level 2
  3. Leads to a qualification:
    No
  4. Awarding Body:
     
  1. Course Dates:
    11/01/2012 - 21/03/2012
  2. Session Details:
     
    10 sessions for 2 hrs per session
    Wed 14:00
  3. Venue Details:
    Red House Museum
    281 Oxford Road
    Gomersal
    CLECKHEATON
    BD19 4JP
  4. Fee Details:
    Standard Fee £60.00
  5. Ref:
    C3655199
  6. Tutor:
    John Hargreaves
  7. Region:
    Yorkshire and Humber Region
  8. Branch:
    Y&H Region
  This course is not available for online enrolment.
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