Before Jarrow

In April 1920, 16 years before the famous Jarrow March, hundreds of blind men set off from Manchester, Newport and Leeds to march on London to meet Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

Gerry Northam charts their course and explores why their crusade for disability rights has been largely ignored by history.

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In April 1920, 16 years before the famous Jarrow March, hundreds of blind men set off from Manchester, Newport and Leeds to march on London to meet Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

Gerry Northam charts their course and explores why their crusade for disability rights has been largely ignored by history.On the 5th April 1920, hundreds of blind men marched to LONDON to meet Prime Minister David Lloyd George in a crusade for disability rights.

Gerry Northam investigates.

2005040820060814

In April 1920, 16 years before the famous Jarrow March, hundreds of blind men set off from Manchester, Newport and Leeds to march on London to meet Prime Minister David Lloyd George.

Gerry Northam charts their course and explores why their crusade for disability rights has been largely ignored by history.On the 5th April 1920, hundreds of blind men marched to LONDON to meet Prime Minister David Lloyd George in a crusade for disability rights.

Gerry Northam investigates.