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Rorke's Drift

Zulu: the real story of Rorke's Drift

Wed 22 May 2019 Blackburn Library

You may have seen and enjoyed the film starring Stanley Baker and Michael Caine, but how much of this is based on fact, and how much artistic license was taken?

Peterloo

The Peterloo Massacre: a Talk by Professor Robert Poole

Wed 26 Jun 2019 2pm Old Trafford Library

Join Robert Poole for an illustrated talk on The Peterloo Massacre of 1819 in this 200th anniversary year of commemoration.

North West Libraries

Librarians in the North West have pioneered partnership working to encourage new readers into libraries. Time To Read is a partnership of librarians engaged in reader development activity in public library authorities in the North West Region. 22 public library authorities in the region currently support Time To Read.

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