Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Luddites and Peterloo

Peterloo and the politics of failure by Richard Holland Shortly after the August Riots in Manchester last year, a sparsely attended commemoration was held at the site of the Free Trade Hall in Manchester to mark the 192nd anniversary of the ‘Peterloo Massacre’. Apart from the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, also present were a gaggle of […]

Northern Radical History Network

The Northern Radical History Network was launched in Manchester on Saturday, 31 March 2012. There were representatives from Manchester and surrounding towns, as well as York and North Wales, with interest expressed from Derbyshire and Cumbria. We decided to set up this blog, to create an email discussion group and a Facebook page and to get […]