Radical Riots comic strip: Illustrate scenes of the historic protests leading up to Peterloo

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  • Date and time

    Wednesday 29 May 2019 14:00 - 16:00
  • Price

    Free
  • Location

    Stockport Central Library, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3RS
  • Submitted by

    Stockport Libraries
  • Booking information
    Book your place

Description

Come along and have a go at creating your own comic strip.

Re-create a scene from one of the riots and protests that took place in Stockport in the lead up to the Peterloo Massacre in 1819.

You can use real quotes from both the radical campaigners and the loyalist government forces. You'll use your own imagination to illustrate how these historic events might have looked. Information about the key characters in the events and what people and places would have looked like will be available to help you plan your comic strip.

All materials will be provided. Please be aware that we'll be using felt tip pens.

Suitable for ages 7 and over.

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