Peterloo bicentenary commemorations 2019

Friday 16 August

reading the names of the dead, 16 August 2019
16 august 2019
Peterloo commemoration, 16 August 2019
choir lyrics marching for liberty
X-tinction rebellion group climb the steps of Manchester Central
choir and x-tinction rebellion in front of Manchester Central

Saturday 17 August

middleton march to manchester
Martin Gittins leading the Middleton march to Manchester, 17 August 2019
by the Our Sam group
Middleton marchers pay their respects at Sam and Jemima Bamford's grave, Middleton churchyard, 17 August 2019
picture by Rebecca, @HousinghHubNorth, Middleton marchers pay their respects at Sam and Jemima Bamford’s grave, Middleton churchyard, 17 August 2019
sign to Luddites and Sam Bamford, Middleton
sign to the Luddites and Sam Bamford, Middleton
people en route from Middleton
en route from Middleton
Smedley Cottage site
site of Smedley Cottage, where Henry Hunt stayed. The playground behind was an orchard garden.
river irk by Angel Meadow
River Irk, en route between Smedley and Angel Meadow
“Conkers, meet concrete” advertising hoarding for Angel Meadow development
unity is strength banner at St Ann's Square
Image courtesy of @lilliasworld . Middleton contingent reached St Ann’s Square, 17 August 2019
liberty and fraternity banner, Deansgate
following Hunt’s procession route down Deansgate, 17 August 2019
carrying the Middleton banner down Deansgate, 17 August 2019
cacophany orkestra
Cacophany Orkestra, 17 August 2019
Sheffield Juxtavoices perform the Riot Act, 17 August 2019

Sunday 18 August

Tandle Hill memorial
Peterloo memorial Tandle Hill
memorial tandle hill
Peterloo memorial, Tandle Hill, Royton
Tandle Hill, Royton
Tandle Hill, Royton
tandle hill memorial
opening and blessing of the memorial
memorial, Tandle Hill
Robert Poole
Robert Poole giving an impassioned speech about the Green Belt