People, Protest and Politics - Methodists, Mow Cop and social change

In 1807 Hugh Bourne inspired thousands of people to gather on the hill by Mow Cop Castle. This led to a working class people's movement that founded the early Trade Unions. This September visit Mow Cop Castle to find out more.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Join the National Trust, Mow Cop Methodist Church and the Museum of Primitive Methodism to explore this movement with poetry, songs and talks to recreate the spirit of the camp meetings which lasted for over a hundred years.

Performances run throughout the day and refreshments will be available from Mow Cop Methodist Church.

A free park and ride shuttle bus will run between Lifestream Church, Newpool Road, ST8 6NN and Mow Cop from 10.30am - 4.30pm. Limited parking at Mow Cop Community Church.

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Please note that Mow Cop Castle car park will be closed for this event.
What to bring and wear
Steep hill and some unpaved road between venues.
Accessibility
The shuttle bus from Lifestream Church has disabled access and disabled car parking will be available at Mow Cop Community Church, Mow Cop Castle and Mow Cop Methodist Church.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
7 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Kate Picker
Email
kate.picker@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01260272018

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