- Start: Friday 04 October - 20:00
- Auditorium: Tindle Studio
This is a hired event.
The 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre of 1819 has been commemorated by Mile Leigh's major new film. A peaceful meetign assembed to hear the Henry 'Orator' Hunt advocate for democratic reform also popularised by William Cobbett. The meeting was attacked by cavalry.
John Belchem, Emeritus Professor of History at Liverpool University, biographer of Hunt and advisor for the film, will put the event in context.
Running Time: 75 minutes