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Event: Robert Poole and Alison Morgan Talks: Peterloo 1819 - 2019

Thursday 27 June 2019
4pm - 5pm

Touchstones Rochdale
The Esplanade
OL16 1AQ


A timely illustrated lecture on the Peterloo massacre of 1819 with the emphasis on new findings and on connections with the local area.

Robert Poole: Professor of History at the University of Central Lancashire.  Author of the new book Peterloo: the English Uprising, co-author of the graphic novel Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre, and a consultant historian to the Peterloo 2019 programme.

Alison Morgan: Ballards and Songs of Peterloo.

Tickets are free, but booking is recommended as these events are extremely popular.

To book please call 01706 924928 or pop in to Touchstones Rochdale.

Entry fee: Free

Contact: Touchstones Rochdale
01706 924492