Cropper in West Yorkshire


The history of the Luddites

Short introduction to the history and background of the Luddites. Especially suitable for older schoolchildren.

Jess Haigh at BKV

Jess Haigh giving a talk on West Yorkshire Luddites at Bettakultcha V

The Original Luddites

Jeremy Black & Katrina Navickas discuss the context, impact and wider historical significance of the Luddite risings.

John Holmes on the 200th anniversary of the Luddite uprisings in Nottinghamshire

John Holmes narrates the story of Nottinghamshire Luddism beginning with the romantic reason behind the invention of the stocking-frame knitting machine and ending with the execution of Daniel Diggle in April 1817.