The Hidden Tableaux’s Peterloo Massacre 1819 at Manchester Central Library

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The Hidden Tableaux's Peterloo Massacre 1819 at Manchester Central Library, Manchester, 6 June–28 September 2019, free entry - Visit now

The Hidden Peterloo Massacre Tableaux at Manchester Central Library is the latest work by renowned artist and co-founder of Rock Against Racism, Red Saunders. It forms part of ‘Hidden’ – Saunders’ ongoing photographic tableaux series, which seeks to shine a light on great moments in the long struggle of working people for democracy and social justice through reimagining those events as photographs.

The exhibition forms part of Peterloo 2019 – a major two-month-long programme of over 150 art, performances, events, screenings, workshops and talks taking place across the city to commemorate the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

The Hidden Tableaux's Peterloo Massacre 1819 at Manchester Central Library, Manchester

6 June–28 September 2019
Free entry

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