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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
16-Jun-19 - 03:41 PM
Thread Name: Peterloo 200th anniversary
Subject: RE: Peterloo 200th anniversary
1. Mon, July 8, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM BST

Peterloo by Professor Robert Poole

A timely illustrated lecture on the Peterloo massacre of 1819, with the emphasis on new findings and on connections with the local area.

Robert Poole Professor of History at the University of Central Lancashire, author of the new book Peterloo: the English Uprising, co-author of the graphic novel Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre, and consultant historian to the Peterloo 2019 programme.

Walkden Gateway
M28 3EZ

2. Fri, July 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM BST

Ballads and Songs by Dr Alison Morgan

Acclaimed historian Dr Alison Morgan presents a talk based on her collection of over 70 poems and ballads which highlight the outrage, grief, defiance and resolution felt by labouring-class people in the immediate aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre.

Eccles Library
28 Barton Lane
M30 0TU

3. Wed, August 14, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST

Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre by Dr Jacqueline Riding

Dr Jacqueline Riding is the author of Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre. To commemorate the anniversary of Peterloo, Jacqueline will be in conversation with Amy Concannon - Curator at Tate Britain responsible for art of the period 1790–1850. Born in Oldham, where her fascination for the nineteenth century began, she has worked at the Wordsworth Trust, Cumbria, and Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.

This special event will be followed by a free screening of Mike Leigh’s film Peterloo which Dr Jacqueline Riding was involved with as historical adviser:

Oldham Library
Greaves St