Our Family’s Story – Our Incredible Ancestor
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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.
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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
BOLTON – Saturday 19th June (MACFEST) – Booking info to come
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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
Have you seen our short trailer 'starring Robert Reschid' yet? View it here.
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)