Rod Quantock as Daniel Mannix

Archbishop Daniel Mannix

A sordid trade war

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.


WHEN:   Saturday January 2o17, 2pm-3.30pm

VENUE:  St Ambrose Hall, 3 Dawson Street Brunswick

FREE:   All welcome. QUERIES:


ORGANISED BY:   Brunswick-Coburg Anti-Conscription Commemoration Campaign. Historic discussion led by Dr Vol 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.




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