A Family Welcome

WELCOME – ON BEHALF OF ROBERT RESCHID STANLEY’s FAMILY

‘HIS OWN MAN’ (HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY) HERE AS PAPERBACK AND HERE AS eBOOK

‘IMAGINING ROBERT’ (FICTION BASED ON ROBERT’S LIFE) HERE AS PAPERBACK AND HERE AS 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.

Discover how his newly uncovered legacy celebrates our collective heritage.

HAVE YOU SEEN OUR TRAILER? View it here.

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See BLOG for recent WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE coverage and for reports of all the book tour dates so far

*** BOOK TALKS 2020 ***

All events are free unless specified – but for some you will need to reserve a seat/ticket. Book signings after talk

Altrincham, Greater Manchester – Sat 22 Feb, 5-6.15pm, Islamic Cultural Centre, Hale, WA15 8JG

Skipton, North Yorkshire Thurs 26th March, 10 am 2020 – Skipton Library.

Huddersfield Lit Festival, (Marsden Library venue) West Yorkshire Saturday 29th March (WORKSHOP FORMAT). Tickets various prices for the lit fest – book here

Hyde Library, Greater Manchester – Weds 1st April, 1.30-2.30pm

Failsworth – (Daisy Nook) Greater ManchesterTues 28th April, 10.30-11.30 am Daisy Nook Garden Centre, Stannybrook Rd, Failsworth, Oldham, M35 9WJ

Glossop – Monday 9th November, 10am – 12 at Glossop Guild

Cambridge and London Dates 2020 – details TBC ***Now being arranged. Get in touch with us for venue/ group suggestions. ***

***** FOLLOW THIS WEBSITE FOR MORE DATES

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

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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)

 

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