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Fountain and front of Wortley Hall

WHERE NOW? – a post-election review

Friday to Sunday 15th -17th May, 2015
From 4.00pm onwards on Friday to 2.00pm Sunday at stunning Wortley Hall, near Sheffield

See a summary of the very positive feedback for this course here

View programme here

Recommended Advance Reading...

Vote for Joe Soap - History Workshop On-line
Ecology and the Labour movement a video of a lecture by Raymond Williams
The City and the Country a documentary film presented by Raymond Williams
The Tragedy of the Private -The Potential of the Public by Hilary Wainwright
Greece: pay now, live later Some notes by Clive Bandy
60 Quid a Week by Leon Rosselson might be a good song for Music evenings on Friday and Saturday

Discussion Notes

Notes for the Trident discussion
Notes for the PiPs and other Pub Discussion Methodologies
The Kilburn Manifesto For the Kilburn Manefesto discussion Quotes from the Kilburn Manifesto
Notes for the The Super Rich and Chavs
Notes for the discussion on Syriza
Education – a 'comprehensive review'; whatever happened to lifelong learning? notes
Poems for 'Dear Sir I've read your manifesto......here and here
Notes for the Where now for women discussion
Notes for the Where now for Digital Democracy discussion
Notes for the Migrant Communities discussion
Notes for the Nations and Communities in these Isles discussion
Notes for the RW's Keywords discussion

 

This Raymond Williams Foundation (RWF) residential event will follow the pattern of successful discussion-based weekends at Wortley Hall (www.wortleyhall.org.uk) and other venues over recent years.


Keynote speakers:
Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party on Green Priorities… (Sat, 2.15pm)
and
Hilary Wainwright, Co-editor of Red Pepper; Fellow, Transnational Institute
on The Tragedy of the Private – The Potential of the Public (Fri, 19.45pm).


Small group discussions will be held throughout the weekend on a number of themes, following through from the keynote lectures but also, maybe, including: Displacing Neoliberalism (from the Kilburn Manifesto); Migrant Communities; 'The super-rich and Chavs – 'class' revisited'; What now for women?; Nations and Communities in these Isles; Syriza; RW's Keywords: 'Representative', 'Ecology', 'Public' and 'Private'; Centre-right and Extreme-right perspectives …; PiPs methodology – training; Digital democracy; Education – a 'comprehensive' review: whatever happened to Lifelong Learning?


Plus late night music and poetry...


The RWF AGM will take place at 5.00pm on Saturday


All-in (subsidized) fee - only £104.00pp, includes en suite bedroom, all meals, refreshments and all sessions. There will be a few bursaries available for those in receipt of benefits. Non-residents welcome, including key-note lecture attendance. Fee pro rata, depends when you come and go.. Ask for details.
Phone: Derek Tatton 01538 528178