August 1819: troops charged 60,000 Mancunians at a rally called to lower the price of bread and demand the vote.
More than a dozen people were killed and hundreds injured.
This is an New Manchester Walks talk for a private group. To book one, please phone Ed Glinert 07769 29 8068.
For more details of the events of this infamous day, see elsewhere on this website: http://www.newmanchesterwalks.com/walks-tours/peterloo-massacre-on-the-streets-of-manchester/