'Thousands came to protest - but the day ended in tragedy'

It's been 200 years since 60,000 peaceful protesters gathered in Manchester to demand their right to vote, only for the day to end in tragedy...

Local poet Tony Walsh tells the story of the Peterloo Massacre.

To find out more of what happened 200 years ago in Manchester, read our guide here.

Historical images provided by The People's History Museum, Getty Images, Pathe Film and Manchester Libraries.