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Levellers Day (Burford, Oxon - from 10.30am)

Saturday, 20 May 2017 - 10:30am - 3:00pm


Venue: Burford Recreation Ground, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4NB

Directions: Just off the A40 and about 18 miles west of Oxford


On 17 May in 1649, on the orders of Cromwell, three Levellers' leaders were executed outside Burford Church. Each year we gather there for a day of celebration and commemoration of the ideas of the English Levellers - democracy, equality and religious freedom. Its a day of political debate, radical history, song and music. With high profile speakers, historians, entertainers and family fun, it is a great day out in the heart of the Cotswolds. The day starts with a commemoration by the church and then accompanied by music and song we march up the hill to the recreation ground for a programme of politics, debate, children's activities, refreshments and music.


The party will have a stall at this event