Event: ‘A Trade War’ is a commemoration of Archbishop Daniel Mannix’s famous speech about World War I as a trade war, which he made at the opening of St Ambrose’s Christian Brothers school, Dawson Street, Brunswick, on 28 January 1917.
Rod Quantock as Daniel Mannix
When: Saturday 28 January 2017, 2pm-3.30pm
Venue: St Ambrose Hall, 3 Dawson Street Brunswick
Free: All welcome.
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On 28 January 1917 charismatic Bishop Daniel Mannix for the first time publicly criticised World War One as a ‘trade war’, in an historic speech at St Ambrose Hall. Come to the centenary re-enactment of the speech, by noted actor Rod Quantock.
Organised By: Brunswick-Coburg Anti-Conscription Commemoration Campaign. Historic discussion led by Dr Val Noone. MC: Frances Newell.
The afternoon begins with a performance of Stephen Taberner’s ‘Ghosts Don’t Lie‘, presented by the Serenading Adela Choir, directed by Jeannie Marsh, featuring soloist Lisa-Marie Parker. This song was commissioned by BCACCC, thanks to a Moreland Council Community Grant.