The annual Thomas Muir Lecture was started by Word Power Books and is now continued by the Thomas Muir Memorial Committee. The lecture is dedicated to remembering Muir and celebrating the ideals of liberty and freedom he fought for and the wider radical movements he represented. It is given annually on the day of his birthday in St Marys Cathedral, Edinburgh. Previous speakers have been Lesley Riddoch and Alex Salmond. This year’s lecture was given by Tommy Sheppard who explored the challenges and opportunities from learning from Muir’s tradition for us today.
With thanks to Lighthouse Books and @PhantomPower14
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