Museum talk – Class war in 1892: Bristol dockers and Black Friday

7.00 - 8.00pm    23rd Jun 2021    Held over Zoom 

In 1889, successful strikes by Bristol dock workers over pay and conditions led to a massive rise in membership of the newly formed dockers unions.
Learn about ‘Black Friday’, the dramatic confrontation between strikers and the military on the streets of Bristol in 1892.
Speaker: Roger Ball, a member of Bristol Radical History Group and a research fellow at UWE.
To book a place for this online talk click here.
This talk is part of M Shed’s 10th anniversary programme.