Today in history - 19th October 1989 - The "Guildford Four" Gerard Conlon, Patrick Armstrong, Carole Richardson and Paul Hill are released after serving 15 years in prison.
This Saturday, 21st October (3pm) as part of Manchester Literature Festival, we are hosting 'Life After Life - A Guildford Four Memoir' with Paddy Armstrong and Mary-Elaine Tynan.
Tickets are £7/£5 - Manchester Literature Festival
"On the 5th of October 1974, the IRA detonated two bombs in Guildford, and suspicion fell on Paddy Armstrong and three others. Wrongly convicted of terrorism, they would spend the next 15 years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit and enter history as The Guildford Four."