Articles relating to: Peterloo
“Maybe there will be some sort of renewal to come out of this.” Polyp, founder of the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, talks to Northern Soul
It’s a sun-splashed Tuesday morning 72 hours from Peterloo day. I’m at the Kim by the Sea café in regenerated Hulme.Read the full story..
This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.Read the full story..
Over the course of 14 feature films Mike Leigh has covered a wide range of subjects, from the disastrous opening of a French restaurant and the fall of a post-war abortionist to an adopted daughter tracking down her birth mother and Gilbert & Sullivan getting their second wind.Read the full story..
The name of Peterloo is bandied about so much these days that it would be tempting to forget there was never any such place.Read the full story..
Going to school in Manchester I learnt about the Peterloo Massacre because the leaders of Manchester City Council, in those days at least, thought that we should know about a key event in the campaign for the vote which had taken place in the city.Read the full story..
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