The People's History Museum in Manchester has re-opened its doors after a £12.5m refit - offering a unique look at the origins of British democracy, and how working men and women were given the right to vote.
With the help of the BBC Radio archives, take a historical tour with the Museum Director Nick Mansfield.
Music by The Style Council, Billy Bragg, Pete Seeger and courtesy KPM Music.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley and Stephanie Power.
Publication date 26 February 2010.
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