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The next Mary Quaile Club event will take place on Saturday 27 January 2018, 1pm, at the Working Class Movement Library.
In the 1820s radical  groups celebrated the birthday of Thomas Paine. At this event we will be reviving the custom and highlighting  the importance of Paine’s ideas in works such as Common SenseThe Rights of Man and The Age of Reason
The speakers will be:
Michael Herbert who will talk  about the celebrations of  Thomas Paine’s birthday by radicals in Manchester and elsewhere.
Mandy Vere from Liverpool’s News from Nowhere bookshop
Trevor Griffiths, author of a play about Thomas Paine, These are the Times. 
Light refreshments will be served after the speeches
This event is free and has been organised jointly by the Mary Quaile Club and the Working Class Movement Library. The venue is the Annexe at the rear of the library, whose address is 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX. Directions here.
Advance booking is strongly recommended. To book a place please email:  maryquaileclub@gmail.com