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Manchester hip-hop artists take over People’s History Museum in intensive five...

Love it or loathe it, hip-hop has carved a name for itself as a genre where anything goes and no topic is off limits. From...

Extraordinary new Peterloo website recreates Manchester in 1819 to mark 200...

A new website has created in extraordinary 3D detail the events and legacy of the Peterloo Massacre 200 years ago - to enable a...

Peterloo Massacre memorial: artist Jeremy Deller unveils design

Jeremy Deller has revealed his designs for a permanent memorial to commemorate those who died at the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. The Turner Prize-winning artist has...

Mike Leigh on Peterloo: “It would have been an insult to...

Set in Manchester in 1819, Mike Leigh's new film details the events that led to the Peterloo Massacre in St Peter's Field, Manchester, when...

Review: Mike Leigh’s Peterloo is a powerful, intelligent and heartfelt film...

The Peterloo Massacre took place in 1819, in St. Peter's Field, when the government ordered a brutal military charge into a working class crowd...

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 one of the defining moments in Manchester history. It is the single...

Uncover the real story of the Peterloo Massacre

On 16 August 1819, 18 people, including four women and a child, were killed and around 700 men, women and children were seriously injured...

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