Tag: Peterloo

The Story of Peterloo

Being a tourist in your own city is an unusual and dislocating experience. Like most urbanites, I never really take the opportunity to explore the nooks and crannies of my home town. We all say “I can do it any...

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Dear Sisters of the Earth…

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...

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