Peterloo Picnic in the Park at Tandle Hill
Date published: 18 August 2019
Tandle Hill Country Park in Royton
A picnic will take place at at Tandle Hill Country Park today (Sunday 18th August).
The picnic will commemorate the 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre and 100 years since Tandle Hill Country park was gifted to the community.
It will include, crafts and games with Oldham Play Action Group, an appearance by Dr Robert Poole, who is a Professor of History at the University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire author of 'Peterloo: The English Uprising' and co-author of the graphic novel 'Peterloo:Witnesses to a Massacre'.
There will also be a Trail and quiz with Royton Historical Society and a book signing with Graham Phythian- the author of 'Peterloo:Voices, Sabres and Silence'.
An unveiling of a commemorative stone will also be on show from 2:30pm.
The event will be supported by Royton Townswomen's Guild, Music for Young People and Oldham Amateur Radio.
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