The Peterloo Handkerchief

For the classroom

The Peterloo Handkerchief


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Sabre used by cavalry at Peterloo


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Peterloo resource pack from The People’s History Museum

Source: phm.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.phm.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Peterloo-Handkerchief-Activities-Worksheet.pdf

Power, Politics and Protest

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk

Power, Politics and Protest - a resource from the National Archives

Visit the site http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/politics/g4/

Peterloo Massacre

Source: timelines.tv

Film (7 minutes) on the Peterloo Massacre.

See this video on timelines.tv http://www.timelines.tv/index.php?t=1&e=12

A Map of Peterloo

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Visit the site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Peterloo_Massacre.png

Peterloo Red Plaque and the Free Trade Hall

Source: openplaques.org

Visit the site http://openplaques.org/plaques/768

Peterloo Memorial Campaign website

Source: peterloomassacre.org

Visit the site http://www.peterloomassacre.org/index.html

Peterloo Blue and Red Plaques

Source: peterloomassacre.org

Visit the site http://www.peterloomassacre.org/blue-plaque.html

Official Report on Peterloo from the British Library

Source: bl.uk

Visit the site http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/takingliberties/staritems/146peterlooreport.html

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

The People’s History Museum, Manchester

Source: phm.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.phm.org.uk/

People’s History Museum, Manchester

Source: phm.org.u

Living History workshop session: Read All About It! – Papers, Protest and Peterloo at People’s History Museum, Manchester

Visit the site http://www.phm.org.uk/programme/living-history-read-all-about-it-%e2%80%93-papers-protest-and-peterloo/

Labour History Archive & Study Centre

Source: phm.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.phm.org.uk/archive-study-centre/planning-a-visit/

Peterloo City Centre Trail

Source: phm.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.phm.org.uk/programme/city-centre-trails/

Working Class Movement Library

Source: wcml.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.wcml.org.uk/

From Peterloo to the Pankhursts: a radical politics trail in Manchester

Source: culture24.org.u

Visit the site http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/tra25555

Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Source: mosi.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.mosi.org.uk/

Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square

Source: manchester.gov.uk

Visit the site http://www.manchester.gov.uk/centrallibrary

House of Commons, London

Source: parliament.uk

Visit the site http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/visiting-and-tours/tours-of-parliament/

Helmshore Textile Mills Museum

Source: new.lancashire.gov.uk

Visit the site http://new.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/helmshore-mills-textile-museum.aspx

The Peterloo Handkerchief