Peterloo guided tour & archive open day

  • DATE

    16 August 2023

  • TIME

    11:30 am to 3:00 pm

  • AGES





    Left Bank, Manchester, M3 3ER

What happened at Peterloo? Join the team at People’s History Museum (PHM) on the anniversary of the Manchester massacre to uncover the stories of a defining day for Britain’s democracy.

11.30pm – 12.15pm: book a ticket to take a guided tour of the main galleries with Dr Bob Dinn from the museum’s Visitor Experience Team and discover rare artefacts from the time, including the Peterloo cane from 11.30am – 12.15pm.

12.00pm – 3.00pm: drop in drop in to the archive and delve into PHM’s incredible collection, including original newspapers covering the 1820 trial of Henry Hunt, the radical speaker thousands marched to hear at Peterloo.

Suitable for 16+ (under 18s must have an accompanying adult).