The 2019 Robert Tressell Memorial March took place on Sunday, February 3rd.
600 people marched through Liverpool Walton to commemorate the socialist writer Robert Tressell, buried in a pauper’s grave in Walton Park Cemetery, part of Rice Lane City Farm.
The Socialist Singers and the Parr Brass Band accompanied marchers, whilst at the memorial to Tressell in Rice Lane Farm, there was more music and orations.
The speakers were as follows:
Lena Simic Chair of Liverpool Walton CLP
Dan Carden MP
Sarah Morton Equalities Officer for Liverpool Walton CLP
Mumin Khan Chief Executive, Abdullah Quilliam Society
Alan Gibbons Secretary of Liverpool Walton CLP
There was food and hot drinks in the chapel, provided by our three Warbreck councillors: Cheryl Didsbury, Richard McLinden and Ann O’Byrne.