Presentation on Gerrard Winstanley


Derek shared some of his fascinating research into the life and times of radical thinker, Gerrard Winstanley, his family and the influence of Wigan.

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What connects The Old Courts Theatre, the annual Wigan Diggers Festival and an obelisk in Moscow, Russia dedicated to ‘The Great Socialist Thinkers’?

They are all part of the intriguing story of Gerrard Winstanley born in 17th century Wigan
Presenation by the world famous historian Derek Winstanley will share some of his fascinating research into the life and times of radical thinker, Gerrard Winstanley, his family and the influence of Wigan.