Peterloo 2019 – a programme of exciting events across Greater Manchester June – August 2019

by | May 22, 2019

Take a look at this exciting programme of events taking place June – August 2019 across Greater Manchester – commemorating 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre

Manchester Histories is an independent charity spun-out of The University of Manchester’s Department of History and is overseeing the set of events for Peterloo 2019. Thanks to University of Manchester’s engagement and investment there are over 150 events happening across Greater Manchester to mark this most significant moment in history – see our brochure:

There is also a new website, learning resources and the engagement of many young people, different communities and cultural organisations across Greater Manchester – see our website:

Michael Wood and David Olusoga will be hosting talks at Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester Central Library. In partnership with The Guardian and University of Manchester we also have four fantastic debates exploring, the roots of protest, gaps in representation. AI and the fourth industrial revolution, and is devolution the way to a healthier democracy.

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Take a look at the programme of events in our brochure:
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