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9th edition                          January 2018                                 Free







              Commemorating the forgotten revolution.                   Securing the legacy of Pentrich 1817

          We  held  our  main  commemorative  event  on  June     We  intend  to  claim  a  place  in  history  for  The
            th
          10  2017. Despite difficulties with other local events  Pentrich  Revolution  by  securing  the  legacy  of
          on  the  same  day  and  inclement  weather  we         Pentrich 2017.
          persisted  with  around  500  people  attending  the
                                                                  Key  aims  include  increasing  awareness  of  The
          event and coverage in the local and national media.
                                                                  Pentrich Revolution locally and nationally by;
          Other notable achievements during 2017 included;               seeking a venue for a permanent exhibition,
                                                                         extending  the  outreach  work  with  schools
              putting  on  a  series  of  local  exhibitions  of
              community  art  projects  including  paintings  by         and colleges,
                                                                         continuing to tell the story of those who were
              children  from  a  local  school  and  over  40
                                                                         imprisoned  or  transported  to  penal  colonies
              professional  and  amateur  artists.  These  were
              complemented     by   a    historical   exhibition         in Australia,
              culminating  in  a  joint  exhibition  at  The  National    extending  research  into  The  Pentrich
              Justice Museum in Nottingham,                              Revolution including the genealogy of those
                                                                         involved,
              installing information boards along the route taken
              by  the  revolutionaries  in  their  march  on             producing a second Pentrich film.
              Nottingham,                                         In  October  2018  the  commemoration  shifts  to
              devising  15  walks  along  the  route  of  this  march,  Sydney  Australia  to  mark  the  arrival  of  the
              producing  trail  guides  and  engaging  over  300  transported   men.       There   will   be   three
              people in taking part in these walks,
                                                                  commemorative  walks  to  complement  those  in
              making the first of a series of short films about The
                                                                  Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and other events.
              Pentrich Revolution,
              devising  a  scheme  of  learning  based  on  The
              Pentrich Revolution for Key Stage 2 pupils,
              producing  regular  newsletters  and  a  series  of
              books  and  pamphlets  about  The  Pentrich
              Revolution,
                 increasing our Facebook followers to over 600
                 people    and    establishing   a   website.
                 www.pentrichrevolution.org.uk




            The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group  was formed in 2014 as a single purpose community
            organisation dedicated to increasing and retaining awareness of the 1817 Pentrich Revolution. It is now a
            Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Its objectives are:

                   to commemorate the 1817 Pentrich Rising;
                   to educate and increase awareness about the rising;
                 � to establish a legacy which preserves and entrenches the heritage of the Revolution.
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