Join Jacqueline Riding 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
‘Gripping…quite simply magnificent: splendidly
researched, thoroughly well written, and very
difficult to put down.’
– John Barrell, THE GUARDIAN
(Exhibition and Garden Café open for drinks, 6–7pm)
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