2014 Festival Performers

2014 DIGGERS’ FESTIVAL PERFORMERS

The day’s running order has yet to be fully finalised, however, confirmed as appearing are:

The Lucy Ward Band
Merry Hell
Jade Assembly
Run Out The Guns
Second Hand Wings
Liverpool Socialist Singers
Bolton Clarion Choir
Laura Taylor
Ian Whiteley
Joan Blackburn
Pray for the Weekend
Avital Raz
Our Morals
Tony Kinsella
Anvil Steel Drums
Ken Scally
Joy France
Black Velvet
Maelor l’anson-Hughes
Terry Kinney
Means to an End
Jefferama

Author and TV Documentary film maker David Malone will be giving a talk on the influence of Gerrard Winstanley’s ideas on the later radical thinkers of the French & American Revolutions.

John Graham Davies will once again play the role of Diggers leader, and historic Wiganer, Gerrard Winstanley, in a symbolic digging re-enactment at around 11.30am in The Wiend area, close to The Face of Wigan statue.

There will also be a puppet show telling the story of the 17th Century Diggers and an all day children’s arts and craft area.

All the above of course is in addition to 40 or more food, book and other stalls and our ever popular “Occu-pie Wigan” beer tent.

More details to follow a.s.a.p:

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