Category Forthcoming Events

Radical History Walks in the Calder Valley, March – April 2015

Radical History Walks in the Calder Valley – guided walks coming up, or Download the App to do it in your own time…. Saturday 28th March 2015 Cooperatives and Visions – Radical History around Hebden Bridge, 8 miles. 10am start HB train station. Introducing sites associated with the early radical social movements of the Upper […]

Between Idealism and Realism: The Labour Party and Empire- Manchester, 26 March 2015

Between Idealism and Realism: The Labour Party and Empire – 1900 to 1939 An evening public lecture of the History Department by Dr. Marcus Morri Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7.00 pm to 8.45 pm   Lecture Theatre G 35 (Ground floor) MMU New Business School All Saints Campus Manchester Metropolitan University Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH.   […]

‘Still The Enemy Within’ Film Screening- Wednesday 18 March 2015, Huddersfield

‘Still The Enemy Within’ Film screening and discussion University of Huddersfield History Society Wednesday, 18 March 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT) Huddersfield, United Kingdom Come along to an evening of discussion and cinema to commemorate the solidarity of the miners upon their return to work thirty years ago. The Miners’ Strike 1984/85 represents arguably […]

York Castle and its political prisoners: the Luddites in a broader context- 16 April 2015, Huddersfield

York Castle and its political prisoners: the Luddites in a broader context Huddersfield Local History Society Thursday, 16 April 2015 from 19:00 to 21:30 (BST) Huddersfield, United Kingdom The lecture will be given by Professor Malcolm Chase, Professor of Social History, School of History at the University of Leeds. Professor Chase has published widely on the […]

‘Return to Peterloo’ by Robert Poole- Wednesday 18 March 2015, Manchester

The Friends of the Manchester Centre for Regional History are delighted to invite you to ‘Return to Peterloo′ by Dr Robert Poole (University of Central Lancashire) on  Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 6.30pm. The Peterloo Massacre of 1819 is one the landmarks of British history. Notwithstanding the weeks of partisan legal argument and decades of noisy […]

David Goodway on the Chartist George Julian Harney- 7 February 2015, People’s History Museum

On Saturday 7 February 2015 at 2.30pm at the People’s History Museum author and lecturer Dr David Goodway will lead a talk on the Chartist George Julian Harney (1817-1897). He will be discussing Harney’s extraordinary life and career as an activist, journalist and Chartist leader. The talk will be held in the Labour History Archive & Study […]

Peterloo 2019- Community Consultation Meeting, 14 January 2015, Manchester

The second community consultation, led by Manchester Histories and in partnership with People’s History Museum, will take place on Wednesday 14 January 2015 in Manchester. The meeting is to help to develop partnerships, ideas and plans leading up to the 200 years commemoration of the Peterloo Massacre. Everyone is welcome whether you are an interested individual, […]