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Fighting for Justice

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Event Date
March 5 @ 10:00 am
Event Series Event Series: Fighting for Justice

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Fighting for Justice: Strikes and Protests in Dumfries 1770-1920
New exhibition at Dumfries Museum.

This special display explores working people’s history in Dumfries: their struggles, strikes and protests. This includes strikes by stonemasons, bakers and glovemakers; demonstrations in favour of voting reform including Chartism and public disorders connected with food shortages.

The exhibition includes original artefacts and machinery from factories and printing presses, strike posters and pamphlets, and songs of protest and workers’ rights.

The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries
Venue Details
Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, DG2 7SW
Events Details
Date :
05 March 2024
Time :
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost :
Free
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Organiser
Dumfries and Galloway Council Museums East
01387 253374
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