The radical historian Alun Howkins was a founder editor of History Workshop, a singer and historian of folk music, and a chronicler of the land and its people. Becky Taylor explores his work and his legacy.
History of History Workshop
Complete list of Raph Samuel’s contributions to History Workshop Journal. Free text links available from 3 May 2016.
History Workshop Online launches an online exhibition of material from the archives of the History Workshop movement, held at Bishopsgate Institute in London, with this introduction by Barbara Taylor.
An introduction to the History Workshops, which were annual forums held between 1967 and 1994 devoted to the study and development of the ‘history from below.’
Information about the archive collections containing records of the History Workshop movement, held in the library of Bishopsgate Institute in London.
History Workshop published a series of 13 pamphlets between 1970 and 1974, written by students at Ruskin College. A number of these started as papers delivered to History Workshops in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They are now available here in our online collection.
Information from the first History Workshop, organised by Raphael Samuel, which took place at Ruskin College on 4th March 1967, entitled ‘A Day with the Chartists.’
History Workshop 2 on ‘Education and the Working Class in Nineteenth-Century England’ took place at Ruskin College on 4 November 1967.
History Workshop 3, entitled ‘The English Countryside in the 19th Century (Including Wales),’ took place at Ruskin College on Saturday 16 November 1968.
History Workshop 4, held without an overarching theme, took place at Ruskin College on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 1969.