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Walk the Plank 16 Aug 19
200 years to the day the people of Manchester mark a turning point in British democracy with ‘From the Crowd’, an immersive, emotional piece speaking between 2 centuries about with
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Andrew Fisher 16 Aug 19
On the 200th anniversary of , sharing those powerful words of Percy Bysshe Shelley ... "Ye are many, they are few"
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Green💚Molly 31 Aug 19
Proud to be with the people of marching to Our forebears fought for democracy: we will protect and renew it! 'We are many; they are few'
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GMB Union 15 Aug 19
200 years ago today 18 people were killed and hundreds injured as they protested for the representation of working people. The Massacre at Peterloo sowed the seeds for universal suffrage and the trade union movement. Today we remember those brave protesters.
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Kevin Pascoe #SocialistLabour 16 Aug 19
Proud to remember those heroes of today. Also put a note in you diary for 4th November to remember the 22 protesters shot dead by the British army 180 years ago in the . They were also fighting for our democracy
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Lisa Mckenzie 17 Aug 19
I wrote something for thankyou to Maxine and the Morning Star for asking me. Peterloo is with us everyday it never left.
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BBC Newsround 16 Aug 19
Today's the 200th anniversary of . Who better to tell you what happened on that day in Manchester and explain its huge impact on Britain than .
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Green💚Molly 16 Aug 19
This is how fascism works. Big Lie, simplifying reality, is put out early and repeated often Democratic politics is complex and involves different players and sophisticated messages What’s depressing is that journalists seem to think we should take Johnson route
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Owen Winter 18 Aug 19
Making our way into the city centre...
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Ben Claimant 💚 #joinaunion 16 Aug 19
It is important to remember the past and is significant, but it is sad to see the public watching and filming the bicentenary, with their backs to two rough sleepers lying in a doorway in sleeping bags.
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UNISON North West 18 Aug 19
march still going strong! Commemorating the 18 who died and hundreds who were injured protesting for democracy and freedom.
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The London Library 16 Aug 19
The took place 200 years ago 1819. Within weeks James Wroe, editor of the reformist Manchester Observer (and first to coin the name 'Peterloo'), produced this bestselling account of the landmark moment in the struggle for liberty and reform.
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AL and AL 16 Aug 19
Powerful community cinema experience of Mike Leigh’s Peterloo tonight🏴The context of the Mill in Leigh & introductory speech by @JoPlattMP made the film vivid on the 200th anniversary💥Thank you & for🎁Wow😍
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GalleryOldham 18 Aug 19
The new memorial is about to be unveiled at Tandle Hill Country Park...
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The Peace Museum 16 Aug 19
Just seen the epic about - such an impactful show of people power, still so relevant today! ✊🏻
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Fiona Milne 16 Sep 19
I’m excited to be offering this Saturday course on “Writing the Peterloo Massacre” on 2 November, 10am - 4.30pm. We’ll be reading poems, songs, memoirs & more for the 200th anniversary of come and join us!
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Walk the Plank 16 Aug 19
Reflections on ‘From the Crowd’ after a challenging but important day in unrelenting rain to mark A massive thanks to everyone who made today’s three shows with possible and also our determined resilient audiences.
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Piccadilly Branch Labour Party 🌈🌹 16 Aug 19
Some pictures from tonight’s From the Crowd event, where accounts of those present at Peterloo were interwoven with the words of those fighting present day injustices through poetry, speeches and song. It was a really powerful and moving experience.
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Caroline Magennis 18 Aug 19
Pacifist demonstration by the Manchester Quakers for the Peterloo Anniversary Weekend
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Manchester Histories Sep 16
This excellent episode of The Romantics and Us with features 'From the Crowd' performance and an interview with Peterloo descendant Michael Gorman, watch it on BBCiPlayer: Learn about Peterloo Massacre
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