Dan Chatterton (1820-1895) was – in his own words ‘one of the revolutionary type of workers for political and social advancement’. This History Workshop podcast takes us in the footsteps of Dan Chatterton, who was born 200 years ago this year. Andrew Whitehead leads listeners around Chatterton’s London – beginning at the revolutionary Clerkenwell Green, through some of Chatterton’s favourite haunts in Holborn and Soho, and finishing at the British Museum – with readings from and about Chatterton along the way.
In a new episode of the History Workshop Podcast, we explore the radical legacy of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819 by hearing from ballad experts and folk musicians.
As students take to the streets to demand action on climate change, listen to activists and historians discuss solutions to environmental crisis at both global and local levels.
In this episode of the History Workshop podcast, Rebecca Spang looks back to the era of the French Revolution to explore the power dynamics of decentralized currencies.
Celebrate Karl Marx’s 200th birthday with 10 stops on a new History Workshop audio tour of Marx’s London
History Workshop Journal and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint three Editorial Fellows to join our radical history magazine.
In this episode, the first in a series, we turn to historic passions: the strong and sometimes obsessive pull of curiosity about the past. Hear Marybeth Hamilton’s interview with Nell Irvin Painter, visual artist, author and historian.