Stand up for the creative arts

This year’s Tolpuddle festival will be sure to support the call for more arts funding, fair pay for creative workers and proper protection for them at work, says NIGEL COSTLEY

THE Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival features a diverse programme of art, music, poetry and working-class culture. 

Art and performance have always been a key part of the labour movement for inspiration and enjoyment. 

As well as a blistering line-up of music, the festival will host the new display of images by photographer Red Saunders to mark the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. 

The artist Bob and Roberta Smith has been commissioned by the National Trust to...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-07-20 04:08
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