The colliers in Yorkshire are getting organised. The bosses don’t like it. 8000 of us marched through Leeds last week. The press are telling lies about our wages! Keep organising Tom!
Rough outline of route. The walk will start at 10am from the back of the Crown Inn next to the Oakengates bus station. The post code is TF2 6EA and there are public car parks in the vicinity. The route is approximately 5 miles, mainly on footpaths, there is one area where the ground is... Continue Reading →
On Thursday 28th March, Cinderloo1821 teamed up with Martin Phillips of Historic England to launch the project into the Heritage Schools programme by hosting a training day for eight teachers from Telford primary schools at the Oak Tree Centre, Lightmoor. Andrew Howe, artist, and Jean Atkin, poet, helped lead a packed schedule of enjoyable and... Continue Reading →
Campaign for new Telford railway footbridge to be called the Cinderloo Bridge
The Cinderloo project and the story of the events of 1821 have been grabbing the attention of local media. Last night (Sunday 17th February) Dawley band, Savannah were invited to perform three songs live on the Genevieve Tudor Folk Show on BBC Radio Shropshire. This included their song "We've had enough" about the Cinderloo Uprising.... Continue Reading →
Today, Cinderloo 1821 has received a National Lottery grant of £10k for an exciting heritage project to commemorate the Cinderloo uprising that took place in Dawley, Telford in 1821. It is made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. The project focuses on the battle that took place between local colliers and the Shropshire... Continue Reading →
The Annual General Meeting of Cinderloo 1821 will be held at Elephant and Castle Dawley on 21st February 2019 starting at 7pm Please send apologies and suggestions for the agenda to Cinderloo@gmail.com Agenda Note of meeting held February 2018 Report on first year’s activity and plans for 2019 Pete Jackson and Andrew Howe Accounts update from Treasurer... Continue Reading →