Co-operatives Fortnight Lecture 2017: George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906): a useable figure from a useable past

As part of Co-ops fortnight, Professor Stephen Yeo will be giving a lecture all about George Holyoake.

Professor Yeo was Principal of Ruskin College, Oxford, 1989-97 and since then has been Chair of the Co-operative College and the Co-operative Heritage Trust in Manchester and Rochdale, engaging with and writing about the co-operative movement.

The event will take on Friday 23rd June 2017 at Birmingham Friends of the Earth Meeting Room, The Warehouse, 54-57 Allison St. Birmingham, B5 5TH and is scheduled to start at 7.00pm. Light refreshments will be served from 6.30pm.

To book, visit the website or email

Tickets: £10 / £5 (Students/Unwaged)

George J. Holyoake

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