NEW: We look ahead to 2019 in our new short film

We take a look back at Manchester Histories Festival 2018 and look ahead to 2019, when we will be bringing to life the story, legacy and spirit of Peterloo through a programme of new work and special events that explore and commemorate the Peterloo Massacre. Watch our short film now

Peterloo 2019: Network Meeting

Join us on Wednesday 31st October 2018 at either 2pm-4pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm at Manchester Central Library for the next Peterloo 2019: Network Meeting. Find out more and reserve your ticket now...

Catch a first glimpse of Mike Leigh's Peterloo Movie now!

Directed by Mike Leigh and staring Rory Kinnear and Maxine Peake, Peterloo will be released in cinemas later in 2018 and we're thrilled to be able to share the teaser trailer with you.

A programme of new work and special events that explore and commemorate the Peterloo Massacre in 2019 are being planned by Manchester Histories in partnership with a wide range of cultural organisations and communities.

Follow our activity and get involved...

Start your own historical research project...

As part of our Heritage Lottery Funded, Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians project we've launched a set of toolkits.

Written by experts the toolkits guide you though each step of your historical research project.

Download the toolkits now

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