Articles tagged with: Peterloo
If you’re not fortunate enough to live in Manchester you might well assume, from the media coverage, that all that’s going on here this week is a bunch of tories with an undemocratic mandate making …
Five years ago, the 2010 general election saw the constituency of Manchester Central yield the lowest voter turnout in the whole country. With such a diverse range of peoples living within its borders, this …
‘Spirit, Patience, Gentleness,
All that can adorn and bless
Art thou – let deeds, not words, express
Thine exceeding loveliness.
Peterloo-related events in Manchester this week:
1. Manchester Trades Union Council is marking the 193rd anniversary of Peterloo with a commemoration concert this Thursday, 16 August, 7pm at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M2 …
At least 18 people were killed and 400–700 were injured.
Of the casualties whose residence was recorded, 61% lived within a three-mile radius of the centre of Manchester.
Remember those who died so that you can vote. Peterloo Massacre, August 16th 1819.