Robert Reschid Stanley

Our Family’s Story – Our Incredible Ancestor

‘HIS OWN MAN’ (HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY) PAPERBACK * (Amazon OR via KUBE PUBLISHING – email for orders) AND  eBOOK

‘IMAGINING ROBERT’ (FICTION BASED ON HIS LIFE) PAPERBACK AND  eBOOK

His life was shrouded in secrecy for 100 years. This is the story of Robert Stanley – working-class, northern man, who rose to become Mayor of Stalybridge and was one of the earliest recorded British converts to Islam.

Celebrating our collective British heritage

 

2021 DATES:

BBC RADIO 4 ‘SATURDAY LIVE’ – Sat 17th April 9am – Listen LIVE (or later) BBC Radio 4 – Saturday Live – Next on

TAMESIDE (Ashton – TLS Archives) – Sat 15th May (AM) Writing a Life Story with Chris Longden – FREE – details to follow.

BOLTON MACFEST – Sat 19th May – Details to follow.

OLDHAM MACFEST – Sat 5th June 11.30 – Details to follow.

ASHTON U LYNE (Daisy Nook) – Tues 26 Oct 10.30 am – Details to follow. 

GLOSSOP (Glossop Guild) – Thurs 28 Oct – Details to follow

MILTON KEYNES – November  – Date and details to follow

 

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—–FORTHCOMING DATES—–

BOLTON – Saturday 19th June (MACFEST) –  Booking info to come

CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PUT IN A REQUEST FOR A DATE 

WATCH AGAIN

ISLAM IN VICTORIAN BRITAIN – Chris Longden with Yahya Birt – WATCH HERE

"JEWISH? CHRISTIAN? MUSLIM?" INTERFAITH 2020 LECTURE WATCH HERE 
INTERVIEW - 'ROBERT RESCHID'S LIFE' - WATCH  HERE WITH JEHANGIR PASHA
LECTURE ON AT CAMBRIDGE MUSLIM COLLEGE - WATCH HERE 
Have you seen our short trailer 'starring Robert Reschid' yet? View it here.

See BLOG for ‘WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE’ coverage and for reports of the book tour 

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BOOK TOUR DATES HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED AT:

Bradford Lit Festival – Sun 6 July (Now occurred – See Blog)
Ashton u Lyne – Sat 21 Sep (Now occurred – See Blog)
Manchester – Thurs 26 Sep (Now occurred – See Blog)
Stalybridge – Tues 1 Oct (Now occurred – See Blog)
Huddersfield – Sat 5 Oct (Now occurred – See Blog)
Dukinfield – Weds 9 Oct (Now occurred – See Blog)
Rochdale Literature Festival – Sun 20 Oct (Now occurred – See blog)
Bolton – TEDx Talk – Thurs 24 Oct (Now occurred – See blog)
Batley – Sat 26 Oct 2-3.30 Batley (Now occurred – See blog)

Halifax – Tues 19 Oct 2-3.30 pm (Now occurred – See blog)

Cheetham Hill, Manchester – Sun 24 Nov (Now occurred – See blog)

MACFest 2020 – 12th January (Now occurred – See blog)

Tameside Family History Forum – 15th January (Now occurred – See blog)

Sale, Greater Manchester – Sunday 2 Feb (Now occurred – See blog)

Hale – Altrincham, Greater Manchester – Sat 22 Feb (Now occurred – See blog)

Cambridge Muslim College with Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Sat 14th March

Interfaith Week Nov 2020 – As part of the Writer in Residency programme, Kirklees.

Glossop (Online)  – Monday 9th November, 2020 Glossop Guild

MACFEST 2021, February 6pm – Christina Longden and Yahya Birt with Dr Mohammed Seddon – also an expert on early British Islam. Facebook Link – Watch Again 

POSTPONED due to Covid-19

Tameside Archives (POSTPONED), Ashton under Lyne, – Weds 18th March -.
Skipton, North Yorkshire (POSTPONED) – Thurs 26th March, 10 am 2020 – Skipton Library.
Huddersfield Lit Festival, (Marsden Library venue) West Yorkshire – Saturday 29th March
Hyde Library, Greater Manchester – (POSTPONED) Weds 1st April, 1.30-2.30pm

Daisy Nook – Ashton u Lyne (POSTPONED)

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