Tameside Remembers Peterloo
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Sat 23 Apr – Sat 5 Oct 2019
Free, no booking required.
A Roving Exhibition, of Display Boards, and a display of Handmade Banners and Pendants, made by the Community, at various venues throughout Tameside.
Commemorating the Bicentenary of Peterloo, Tameside Remembers Peterloo tells the story of the People of Tameside and how they were involved in Peterloo.
Dates and Venues for the Exhibition and Banners and Pendants are:
May 10-13 -Dukinfield Old Chapel
May 18-19 – Denton Local History Society
June 7-9 – Christ Church, Ashton
July 14 – Ryecroft Hall, Audenshaw 11am-3pm
July 16 – Aug 16 – Portland Basin Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne
Aug 18-Sept 1 – George Lawton Hall, Mossley
Sept 13 – Albion Church, Ashton-under-Lyne
Sept 14-16 – Moravian Museum, Fairfield, Droylsden
Sept 17-19 – Local Studies, Ashton-under-Lyne
Sept 18 – Local Studies, Ashton-under-Lyne – 2.00pm – talk about Tameside Remember Peterloo
by the Tameside History Forum and Tameside History On Your Doorstep Group
Sept 22-29 – St John’s Church, Hurst Cross, Ashton-under-Lyne
Oct 1-5 – St John’s Church, Hurst Cross, Ashton-under-Lyne
Joseph Whitworth of Gee Cross, Hyde, was one of those killed, discover where he is buried.
At least 39 local people were injured, some from Droylsden, find out who they were.
Stalybridge Band were booked to play at the event, and were forced to retreat.
Two people from Mossley were witnesses at the Trial of Henry Hunt.
In addition Hanging Banners made by Mitch Robinson are already on display in the Atrium of the Local Studies Library in Ashton-under-Lyne.
There will also be a Commemorative Book on sale – entitled Tameside Remembers Peterloo.
The book will be on Sale on at Tameside Libraries from Easter 2019.
For full details ask at any Tameside Library or email the Tameside Local History Forum.