Peterloo Massacre


13th February 2019 | By Harry Stafford

Petition for St Peter’s Square to be renamed in memory of Peterloo massacre is a ‘terrible idea’

Local historian says idea to rename square after bloody massacre is a 'modern, knee-jerk reaction'


4th November 2018 | By Matt Hartless

Review: Mike Leigh Peterloo film marking 200th anniversary of massacre lacks direction

Ye are many, they are few This the famous and often-quoted final line of Percy Bysse Shelly’s Masque of Anarchy, a poem written about the...