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Museum of Wigan Life

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Library Street
Wigan, WN1 1NU

June 2019

Courts, Crimes & Constables Talk

Marianne Howell presents a talk on the history of crime and punishment through the ages, including the Lancashire Police. Entrance £3 including refreshments.

July 2019

Ballads & Songs of Peterloo

Dr. Alison Morgan presents a talk based on her collection of poems and ballads of the Peterloo Masacre in 1819. Free entry, places bookable on 01942 828128.

August 2019

Female Reform Union & Peterloo Talk

Yvonne Eckersley presents a talk on Leigh and Wigan’s female reform unions and Peterloo. On this day in 1819 60,000 people walked to St. Peter’s Field in support of political reform, and within half an hour at least 15 of them were dead. Tickets £3 including refreshments, bookable on 01942 828128.

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