Selina Cooper Project Online Resources

These resources are free for everyone to use to find out about Selina Cooper and Unity Wellbeing Centre, formerly known as the Socialist Institute. Relevant to students in Year 5 studying the local area, History and Politics A level students studying the beginnings of the labour and suffrage movements.

Here is a short film about Selina Cooper and the ILP Building in Nelson and Clarion House, Newchurch-in-Pendle.

Questions:
What would Selina Cooper be doing today?
What are the local issues in Nelson?
What would make you campaign for justice?



The Last Clarion House

In this filmed interview, Jack Burrows from Nelson tells us about his father’s experiences as a Conscientious Objector.

Question:
If there was a war what would you do ?