Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest

Sat 23 Mar 2019 - Sun 23 Feb 2020

Part of the national commemorations marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester in 1819, this headline exhibition for 2019 tells the story of Peterloo and highlights its relevance today,

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Get Together and Get Things Done

Fri 17 May 2019 – Sun 29 Sep 2019

Inspired by the Peterloo Massacre, Manchester Art Gallery will explore how an art gallery can be shaped by the crowds that use them.

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The Peterloo Memorial

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Designed by Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, the permanent memorial will be unveiled on Friday 16 August, marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre.

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