WELCOME – ON BEHALF OF ROBERT RESCHID STANLEY’s FAMILY
THE 2nd BOOK ‘IMAGINING ROBERT’ (FICTION BASED ON ROBERT’S LIFE) WILL BE PUBLISHED END OF AUGUST 2019
His life was shrouded in secrecy for 100 years, but we’re now able to tell you about our remarkable ancestor. This is the story of Robert Stanley – working-class, northern man, who rose to become Mayor of Stalybridge and friend of Sheikh Abdullah Quilliam. Robert was one of the earliest recorded British converts to Islam.
Discover how his newly uncovered legacy both celebrates collective heritage and works to overcome misconceptions.
View our ‘trailer’ here.
BOOK LAUNCH & TOUR DATES – AUTUMN 2019
Ashton u Lyne – Sat 21 Sep (morning)
Manchester – Thurs 26 Sep (early evening/after work at Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Centre in Manchester Central Library) Book here (FREE)
Huddersfield – Sat 5 Oct (afternoon)
Dukinfield – Weds 9 Oct (morning)
Rochdale Literature Festival – Sun 20 Oct (afternoon)
Batley – Sat 26 Oct (afternoon)
More details and dates to come. Get in touch if you would like to put a request in for a date.
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