Tag: Peterloo Massacre

Aug 15
Peterloo Memorial goes on view – just in time to mark 200th anniversary of massacre

Manchester’s permanent memorial to the Peterloo Massacre is now on public view –…

Aug 05
How Manchester will remember Peterloo exactly 200 years on

Exactly 200 years – almost to the minute – after the 15th Hussars, sabres drawn,…

Jun 19
Manchester hip-hop artists take over People’s History Museum in intensive five day residency

Love it or loathe it, hip-hop has carved a name for itself as a genre where anything…

Mar 18
Extraordinary new Peterloo website recreates Manchester in 1819 to mark 200 year anniversary of massacre

A new website has created in extraordinary 3D detail the events and legacy of the…

Nov 01
Peterloo Massacre memorial: artist Jeremy Deller unveils design

Jeremy Deller has revealed his designs for a permanent memorial to commemorate those…

Oct 16
Mike Leigh on Peterloo: “It would have been an insult to serious northern actors not to have them in it”

Set in Manchester in 1819, Mike Leigh’s new film details the events that led to…

Oct 05
Review: Mike Leigh’s Peterloo is a powerful, intelligent and heartfelt film that seethes at injustice

The Peterloo Massacre took place in 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, when the…

Aug 27
Peterloo: an event that paved the way for modern capitalism

Next year is Peterloo 200. The Peterloo Massacre of 16 August 1819 wasn’t just…

Aug 15
Uncover the real story of the Peterloo Massacre

On 16 August 1819, 18 people, including four women and a child, were killed and around…

Aug 13
Got an authentic northern face? This could be your big chance to be in a new film

Do you look like you’ve had a hard life? Like you’ve had too many early mornings…