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16 August, 1819: the moment that defines the British struggle for democracy, the day that coined a phrase and stirred a nation. The tour takes in the key locations associated with the mass protest meeting in central Manchester that ended in death and mayhem.
Tour lead by Jonathan Schofield.
Tour starting point: outside Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, M2 3JL
Sat 3 Mar 2012 11.30am - 1pm
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at Working Class Movement Library
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at Friends' Meeting House
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at Days Inn Manchester Conference Centre
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Sat 25 Feb 2012 11.30am - 1pm
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