Tameside Remembers Peterloo

Tameside Remembers Peterloo

Starts: Tue 23rd April 10:00AM
Ends: Sat 5th October 12:00PM
Venue: Local Studies Library, 92 Old St, Ashton-under-Lyne , OL6 7SG
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This event is free. No booking required.
Age restrictions: Suitable for all ages
Access information: Wheelchair accessible venue
Event organisation: Tameside Local History Forum
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Tameside Remembers Peterloo

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.

Enormous thanks to our partners and funders