What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
A record of suffering: curator Janette Martin examines a report published shortly after the Peterloo Massacre which memorialises the injuries and identities of the victims.
In a new episode of the History Workshop Podcast, we explore the radical legacy of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819 by hearing from ballad experts and folk musicians.
Revolutionary harridans? Ruth Mather argues that historians need to take a closer look at the radical women of Peterloo.
Ian Gwinn on the ways the Stone Roses encountered an earlier generation of counterculture.
How do we determine whether an object is radical? Ruth Mather on the Farmer’s Arms jug at the People’s History Museum.
As the Grenfell Tower inquiry begins its hearing amidst criticisms about the process from survivors and families, Simon Peplow reflects on the politics of participation in public inquiries since the 1980s.
International Conference on Marxism and Civil Society, 8-10th June 2017, Manchester.
Registration is now open for the ‘British Communism and Commitment’ day-school to be held between 9.45 and 4.45 on 9th June 2016 in the Labour History Archive and Study Centre at the People’s History Museum, Manchester.