Use these resources to find out more about what happened in Manchester on 16 August 1819.
Explore both the history and legacy of the Peterloo Massacre, a major event in Manchester’s history and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy with these History and Citizenship resources.
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This animation was made by a group of young people from across Greater Manchester who are part of RECLAIM, a working class, youth led campaign organisation, in collaboration with Triple Dot Makers as part of the Peterloo 2019 Learning Programme.
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Find out more about what happened in Manchester on 16 August 1819, from PHM Researcher Dr Shirin Hirsch.
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Find out more about our 2019 exhibition Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest.
Explore featured objects and watch a short film commissioned especially for the exhibition bringing to life the story of Peterloo, protest, and the road to democratic reform.
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