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NINE DAYS IN MAY – PARLIAMENT & THE GENERAL STRIKE 

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On May 3rd, 1926, Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin stood before a packed House of Commons Chamber to inform his fellow Parliamentarians that the nation was now under the siege of a General Strike. After months of fear and loathing with the Trade Unions this most dreaded of outcomes had become a bitter reality.   Longer working hours, …

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Black and white etching of a man riding a horse.

April 2021 marks the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden. We know the story, Bonnie Prince Charlie versus The Butcher of Cumberland, and a whole lot of folklore! Books, films, plays and endless poetry…every blade of grass has been …