Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Great October Soviet Revolution - Ken Dixon

Upcoming Talk - May 2018

7.30pm at Longsight Methodist Community Hall
Wednesday 23rd May 2018

This talk with illustrated backdrop examines the various revolutions in Russia from Bloody Sunday in 1905 to the Great Soviet Revolution which recently had its centenary. Participants such as Tsar Nicholas II, Rasputin, Trotsky and Kerensky are discussed, and Lenin`s 1917 journey in a sealed train across wartime Germany from Switzerland to St Petersburg is related in detail.

Note: This talk has been rescheduled from February, when it was cancelled due to weather conditions.  It replaces the planned guided walk of Quarlton.