We’re happy to report that Peterloo – Witnesses to a Massacre is selling well, and is now on its second print run! You can get your copy online from the publisher’s Ethical Shop, or from other online retailers.
If you’re based in Manchester, The People’s History Museum and The Portico Library have a good stock in their bookshops, and are both well worth a visit in their own right…
New from Oxford University Press – Robert Poole’s Peterloo: The English Uprising, is the definitive account of the Peterloo Massacre by UK’s leading Peterloo Historian, and our co-author. Robert’s material forms the basis for Peterloo – Witnesses to a Massacre.
Read the prologue and order yours now.
Just released – the free-to-download schools’ edition – created in collaboration with the Age of Revolution project – means there’s no longer any excuse for leaving this pivotal chapter of English history out of the national curriculum.
The Six Acts project is a commemorative Peterloo 200th anniversary project to continue the tradition of reform by crowd sourcing ideas for radical improvements to how democracy is conducted.
The site is now live and awaiting your proposals and votes!
Get in on the act, be part of the movement for modern democratic reform and help us to reboot democracy for the 21st century.
A unique, first-of-its-kind visual project, using only direct testimony of the time (letters, memoirs, journalist’s accounts, spies’ reports, courtroom evidence…) woven together using graphic-novel style illustrations created by professional cartoonist, illustrator and graphic novelist ‘Polyp’.
If you’d like to get in touch about the project (interviews, talks etc) please email via: firstname.lastname@example.org