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.
- 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.
- 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.
|7 September 2019||11:00 - 15:00||Available|