Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab under Siege

Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab under Siege

Starts: Sat 6th April 10:00AM
Ends: Wed 2nd October 5:00PM
Venue: Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
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This event is free. No booking required.
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Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab under Siege

Sat 6 Apr – Wed 2 Oct 2019

Open Mon – Sun 10am – 5pm & Thu 10am – 9pm

Free, no booking required.

To coincide with the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in April 2019, and the bicentenary commemorations for the Peterloo massacre, Manchester Museum in partnership with the Partition Museum, Amristar are delivering the co-curated exhibition Jallianwala Bagh 1919:Punjab under Siege.

The exhibition draws upon lived experience and testimony from the Punjab before, during and after the events which took place on 13 April 1919 when British troops opened fire on peaceful Indian protesters.

Image Credit: The Ska Vengers, Frank Brazil 2015. Courtesy The Ska Vengers

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