Macclesfield Potato Riot 13th April 1812: Re-enactment April 13th 2017

On April 13th 1812 there was a riot in Macclesfield.  You can read about the original riot on the Luddite bicentenary website,  13th April 1812 Macclesfield Potato Riot
On April 13th 2017  Macclesfield Community Artspace is staging a re-enactment which will be a free street theatre event
of the riot followed by a ticketed public feast in the Market Square with the fabulous Sheelanagig performing on stage.
Visit the dedicated Macclesfield Potato Riot Website to find out more.

Tickets for the Feast are £16 and are now on sale on the potato riot website.

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Macclesfield Community Artspace, 2nd floor, Heapy St, Macc SK11 7JB.
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“To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of Macclesfield and the surrounding area the provision of community facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for the public at large in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said inhabitants, in particular but not exclusively by delivering a range of creative arts and community projects.”

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