Manchester Histories Festival

We'll be back in 2016!

Peterloo 2019

Share your thoughts and ideas on 10 June about what could be happening leading up to and during the 200th anniversary commemorations of the Peterloo Massacre in 2019.

Find out more about the meeting and let us know you're coming.

Passions of Youth

Young men from Collyhurst & Moston Boxing Club and FC Utd attended a heritage day at Manchester Metropolitan University for the Passions of Youth project that we are involved with.

Find out more about the project and see some of the young men's work.

Belle Vue Report

Find out what happened during our Belle Vue: Showground of the World project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, during MHF 2014.

The University of Manchester has produced an independent report with details of what worked and what we can develop for future projects. Read the full report here.

HiDDEN network reveals its gems

If you enjoyed Creative Threads at MHF 2014, you can find out more about the 8 venues involved through their new Hidden network.

Enjoy a great day out at incredible buildings that have wonderful histories to tell with HiDDEN.

  • Black and white head and shoulders image of Dr Catherine Chisholm a pioneering medic from Radcliffe in Manchester

    Dr Catherine Chisholm: Heritage Hero

    One of the University of Manchester's Heritage Heroes, Dr Catherine Chisholm born in Radcliffe, became a medical pioneer in the city. Find out more about her remarkable life.

  • Colour photograph of a banner made by My Community UK exploring the history of life in Burnage by women from a Muslim group

    Creating our Future Histories

    Find out more about the Creating Our Future Histories project that we are working on with Manchester Metropolitan University and 7 community groups. Click here

  • Colour image of the Arts & Crafts Church in Middleton inside the grounds showing the beautiful gardens and the white buildings attached.
Image courtesy of Heritage Trust for the North West

    The Arts & Crafts Church in Middleton

    There are such wonderful buildings across Greater Manchester and we've just found out about this one, preserved by the Heritage Trust for the North West.

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