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Ian Hernon's Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell

Ian Hernon’s Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell

Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell

Ian Hernon – political journalist, deputy editor of Tribune and author of the new biography Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell will be at the University of Brighton in Hastings in February to speak about his new book.

Ian will be in conversation with Dr Trevor Hopper regarding his book on the life of Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. Dr Nicola Smith will also be giving an introduction to the contents of the Robert Tressell Archive, which has recently been left to the university.

Everyone is welcome to attend, which has been arranged by Hastings Exchange. Tea and coffee will be provided. But please email Hastings Exchange at to register your attendance.

Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell
Monday 15 February, 4-6pm
University of Brighton in Hastings, Priory Square

Book on sale at Bookbusters on Queens Road.

What is Hastings Exchange? In its own words: Hastings Exchange is a part of the University of Brighton in Hastings and supported by The Community University Partnership Programme and The Department for Economic and Social Engagement. It takes the form of a knowledge exchange in which academics, students and community practitioners might work together to develop knowledge about the local area. We run occasional forums in partnership with local organisations in order to look at issues of concern in the town and to work together to look for solutions.

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Posted 15:48 Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 In: Literature

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  1. chris hurrell

    Question: What’s the difference between Tressels forty thieves on the council in Mugsborough and our own 32 councillors in Hastings?
    Answer eight

    Comment by chris hurrell — Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 @ 00:55

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