Following its hugely successful anniversary gathering in 2009, the campaign is challenging residents of the regions and towns that originally sent marchers to St Peter's Fields in 1819 to do so again, after nearly 200 years.
Last year 200 delegates covered the routes from Oldham, Middleton and Stockport, and rallied at the original location of the massacre with replica banners, to demand that the proposed memorial in St Peter's Square is one that truly reflects the nature of the event. The campaign is insisting the design is prominent, informative and respectful, one that breaks the long tradition of whitewashing the memory of this crucial event.
Two events are planned this year- Sunday the 15th August for the mass rally, and Monday 16th to mark the actual date.
Interested groups can contact the campaign by phone- 07800 535471, via its website www.peterloomassacre.org, or through it's facebook group- PETERLOO MASSACRE 191st ANNIVERSARY