Dear Tom We never met in life but our paths crossed in many ways. I wanted to let you know that your death and fight against the ironmasters and colliery owners in East Shropshire didn't go un-noted in the Piddle valley where I came from in Dorset. George Loveless Tolpuddle
Cinderloo exhibition “fabulous” success
This weekend is the last chance for you to visit our exhibition at the Museum of Iron. Over 50 people have exhibited and contributed to the exhibition and over 300 people have visited who have been over whelming positive about the quality and content on show. We were pleased to welcome this week the Leader of Telford... Continue Reading →
Exhibition of artwork created to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Cinderloo
Venue is at Coalbrookdale in gallery space next to Enginuity Coalbrookdale gallery, Museum of Iron, Coach Road. TF8 7DQ Between 23rd October and 4th December 2021 For the last 4 years Cinderloo 1821 the community group established to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Cinderloo have organised events, written articles, produced art and worked... Continue Reading →
“Enough is enough” – Get your voice heard!
With protests in the news as government brings forward proposals to restrict people’s rights to make their voices heard Cinderloo is beginning to put the finishing touches to a public event in Telford to explore the links between the events 200 years ago with those taking place today. We need your voices to help us... Continue Reading →
Postcard from Leeds
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!
Post card to Cinderloo 1779 – 1800 trouble brewing
Dear Tom “Revolution in France, mobs rioting around the country, yeomanry being established to quell uprisings, laws being used to send rebels to prison, look out Dawley, workers are getting organised!” David
With just 6 months to go till the 200th anniversary of the battle of Cinderloo the group set up to commemorate the events in 1821 have been reflecting on how to mark the events in 2021.The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on all aspects of community life and plans that Cinderloo 1821 had have been no... Continue Reading →
Cinderloo Remembered: the film
Earlier this week on 8th April, a number of members went along to the Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Community Centre with the South Telford Labour Party for a double bill film night featuring a showing of Mike Leigh's recent "Peterloo" film. After a brief talk about Cinderloo from Pete Jackson the audience were treated to a premiere of... Continue Reading →