Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival 2013
Tel: 01305 267992
To commemorate the bravery of the martyrs' struggle against poverty and authority, this annual festival features a wide range of music, speakers including stand up comedy, poetry and family entertainment.
The Festival programme for 2013 is fuller than ever.
Known for its friendly atmosphere, the event will play host to a mixture of great music for all tastes, political debate and speakers, a tin village kids' area packed with fun, poetry, drama, a wide choice of food and drink and most of all the chance to meet old friends and make new ones.
The Saturday evening will see the launch of a brand new play telling the Tolpuddle Martyrs' story in drama and song called We will be Free.
Sunday Rally Day will have a diverse range of music, stalls and speakers. Frances O'Grady will speak for the first time as the new TUC General Secretary. Billy Bragg will return to finish off the day.
|Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival 2012 (19/07/2013 - 21/07/2013)|
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