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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
16-Aug-19 - 06:01 AM
Thread Name: Peterloo 200th anniversary
Subject: RE: Peterloo 200th anniversary
Oldham; Peterloo Picnic in the Park
Sunday 18 August, 12noon–3pm, free Tandle Hill Country Park Join us with your picnics and commemorate 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre and 100 years since the park was gifted to the community.

This event will remember those who peacefully protested for democracy and freedom. Tandle Hill Country Park provided a great location for the people of Royton to practise their marching and drilling before the event and so remains a significant location with regards to the Peterloo Massacre.

Here are some of the activities you can look forward to:
Crafts and games with Oldham Play Action Group/Poetry with Dr Robert Poole/Trail and quiz with Royton Historical Society/Book signing with Graham Phythian, author of ‘Peterloo: Voices, Sabres and Silence’.