Monthly Archives: August 2014

Peterloo Massacre anniversary: Walkers to march on Manchester to commemorate victims

From M.E.N: Peterloo Massacre anniversary: Walkers to march on Manchester to commemorate victims LINK

Tony Benn: Will and Testament – Special Screening plus Q&A – 8 September – Manchester Town Hall

FILM SCREENING AT MANCHESTER TOWN HALL 8 SEPTEMBER, 7.30PM Tony Benn: Will and Testament is an intimate and personal reflection on life, work, love and loss from one of the UKs most influential and charismatic political figures – Tony Benn. The documentary is an exclusive and deeply personal look at the life of a national treasure, a frank, […]

‘Wicked and Stupid War’: Manchester Courier from August 1914

Blog from The British Newspaper Archive: The Manchester Courier takes a different view of World War One

The Great War – myths and realities uncovered at Working Class Movement Library

The Working Class Movement Library’s exhibition, The Great War: myths and realities, opens on Wednesday 6 August.  It explores topics such as Salford’s response to the outbreak of war, the strength of the anti-war movement locally and nationally, what happened to the campaign which had gathered momentum by 1914 to get the vote for women […]