Leavers from across the political spectrum marched through the streets of Manchester yesterday in the name of democracy. March4Democracy was a Leavers of Manchester event organised by Joan Mulvenna and the group is a branch of the Brexit-supporting social networking group, Leavers of Britain.
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Eagle-eyed history buffs from the North West may already be aware of an important anniversary that occurred on September 15: when in 1830 two of Britain’s true Northern powerhouses were forever linked when the first journey on the Liverpool to Manchester railway line took place.
On 16 August 1819, more than 60,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Field to attend a meeting calling for parliamentary reform.
Artists from Manchester’s thriving hip-hop scene will come together for a unique music project to reflect on the significance of the city’s 1819 Peterloo massacre to young people nowadays.
Disability activists have slammed the design of a memorial to the Peterloo massacre – designed by artist Jeremy Deller and costing Manchester City Council £1m with a series of concentric circles that form steps leading up to a platform – for being inaccessible.
Mike Leigh may be best known for his portrayals of London in films such as ‘Naked’ and ‘Career Girls’, but his new historical epic ‘Peterloo’ brings him back to home turf.
The People’s History Museum will mark the 199th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre by displaying a recently acquired commemorative medal.
A video of Greater Manchester Police ‘stealing’ and throwing away homeless protesters’ tents in St Ann’s Square has gone viral on social media but their solicitor says ‘nothing short of a death’ will get the council to care.
Julie Hilling, the MP for Bolton West, has called for Bolton artefacts to be saved from private collectors
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Claire Curtin led the People’s Protest from the museum to Lincoln Square where around 40 protestors made speeches on the subject of their choice, mixing with others with differing views
Poem inspired by Peterloo Massacre to get rare public reading as part of Manchester Histories Festival
All 90 stanzas of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Mask of Anarchy are being read as part of Manchester Histories Festival.