Monthly Archives: April 2012

Norwich Patriotic Society Manifesto 1795

“We believe that the great end of civil society is happiness”

Demos of this have been recorded and are now online here. Composer Orlando Gough has made this setting. We were wondering if this extraordinary, egalitarian document has been set to music before (?) You can read more about the background to this text which agitates for parliamentary reform by following this link: