Tag Archives: Manchester

Meeting Report: Manchester’s Liberal Myth & Liverpool’s Hidden History

Manchester’s Liberal Myth & Liverpool’s Hidden History: Report from the Third Northern Radical History Meeting- Manchester, Saturday 6 October 2012. York, Nottingham, Bradford, Liverpool and Greater Manchester were represented at the 3rd meeting of NRHN:  participant interests and research included syndicalism; Chaplin and clog dancing in Liverpool; the Luddites and next year’s anniversary of their executions in York; the […]

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 […]