Radical Tea Towel UK Blog

The Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963

Posted by Pete on 30th Apr 2021

When we think of the Civil Rights Movement we think of the United States - but it happened here too...Rosa Parks's refusal to leave her seat in 1955 made waves not just across the United States, but a … read more

Breaking Ranks: The Story of Sir Francis Burdett

Posted by Pete on 25th Jan 2021

Born today in 1770, Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet of Bramcote, was a radical you might not have expected. The decades either side of 1800 – the so-called 'Age of Revolutions' – were a time o … read more