Manchester Histories Projects

Peterloo 2019

The Peterloo Massacre in 1819 was a watershed moment that would mark Manchester as a radical city like no other and become a defining moment for Britain’s democracy.

The Peterloo 2019 project will commemorate one of the most significant episodes in the history of Britain’s struggle for universal suffrage.

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Manchester Hill Remembered

The battle is the most famous of the final stands made by the British Army whose efforts contributed to the delay of the German advance. Manchester Histories together with Manchester City Council, Brighter Sound, Manchester Libraries, Manchester Cathedral, and the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment have worked to together to develop and present a series of events.

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