Oct 6th, 2017 – Annual Memorial Lecture: Did William Cobbett forecast Brexit?

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Did William Cobbett forecast Brexit? This year’s William Cobbett Annual Memorial Lecture is being held at the Maltings at 8pm on Friday, October 6. 

Patrick Wright, Professor of Literature and Visual & Material Culture at King’s College Ian London, acclaimed author, and presenter/ writer of the BBC Radio 4 series, “The English Fix”, will explore how Cobbett, the great English patriot, might have reacted to the rise of  English nationalism and  Brexit. Did the man who founded “Hansard” and fought for the working man against the elites of his time see it all coming?

Fri 6 October 2017 at Farnham Maltings

Tickets: £10.00   Students: £5.00

from Maltings Box Office t:01252 745444 Mon & Tue 9am-5.20pm Wed- Fri 9 am -7 pm

2 Comments
  • Charles Stuart

    June 17, 2017 at 11:51 am Reply

    this is incorrect. The date is October 6. Michael has the Maltings program and this contains the correct information about the writer and a picture of him. All the information contained in the Maltings program should be here. Thanks

    • Charles Stuart

      July 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm Reply

      The information is now correct

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