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Ballads and songs of Peterloo, with Dr Alison Morgan

Today 2pm - 4pm Middleton Library

Ballads and Songs of Peterloo by Dr Alison Morgan is based on her unique collection of more than seventy poems and ballads which highlight the outrage, grief, defiance and resolution in the immediate aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre


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.

Peterloo graphic novel

Peterloo: Witnesses to a massacre

Sat 13 Jul 2019 2pm - 4pm Middleton Library

Join Polyp & Schlunke, creators of the graphic novel, PETERLOO: Witnesses to a Massacre, for an illustrated look at the research, writing and art behind this historically accurate and visually vivid account of the 1819 massacre.

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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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