Evening Talk: ‘Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre’ by Jacqueline Riding Back

Join Jacqueline Riding (author, historian and film consultant) as she discusses her acclaimed book on the 1819 massacre of peaceful protesters for parliamentary reform, and in addition her role as historical consultant for Mike Leigh’s film on the same subject, Peterloo.

Jacqueline Riding specialises in the history and art of the long eighteenth century. She is the author of Jacobites: A New History of the ’45 Rebellion.

‘Gripping…quite simply magnificent: splendidly researched, thoroughly well written, and very
difficult to put down.’
– John Barrell, THE GUARDIAN

Tickets for the talk can be purchased here: https://www.holburne.org/events/talk-peterloothe-story-of-the-manchester-massacre/