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Lit & Phil, Dr John Charlton: The Wind from Peterloo – Newcastle’s great reform demonstration 1819

October 16 @ 18:00

John will discuss the situation on Tyne and Wear which led to this enormous demonstration in October 1819 two months after Peterloo. He will raise a number of questions including why there was no massacre, how people communicated, how many attended, the part played by women, arms or no arms and the aftermath. If you would like to know detail beyond what is possible in a lecture read: The Wind from Peterloo.

Phone 0191-232-0192 to book.

Details

Date:
October 16
Time:
18:00

Venue

The Lit & Phil
23 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE United Kingdom
Phone:
0191 232 0192
Website:
http://www.litandphil.org.uk/