Help support us. Choose your gift:
Your donation has been added to your basket! Thanks!
Sorry, there was an error. Please reload the page and try again.

Peterloo Witness : I am Sam Bamford!

  • Friday 12 August 2022, 7:30pm
  • Baronial Hall
  • £11
Book tickets

This wonderful performance by Neil Bell and Jennifer Reid will take you back to the time of Peterloo and the struggle for votes and bread, through the life and works of English radical reformer and poet, Samuel Bamford, who narrowly escaped the noose for treason.

Neil Bell (Sam Bamford, in Mike Leigh’s Peterloo feature film) will be reading passages from Bamford’s two acclaimed works Early Days and Passages in the Life of a Radical and selections from his poetry. These readings will be interspersed with contemporary popular songs performed by Jennifer Reid, Lancashire’s Broadside Balladress.

All dates & times

No upcoming events

You may also like

  1. Chetham's Library

    Chetham’s Library Tours

    Mon 22 August 2022, 2pm

    We’re now taking steps to preserve our delicate ancient buildings by limiting numbers on our daily tours, and asking all...