Manchester Histories Festival - 21 March - 30 March 2014

MHF 2014 thanks!

A huge thank you to all of the individuals and organisations involved in this year's Manchester Histories Festival.

There were nearly 190 events during the ten days and we are currently in the process of completing our evaluation, collating all of the images and editing the film footage. We'll be bringing you a full report in the next few months.

  • A colour painting of the Peterloo massacre showing the speakers and crowds being attacked by mounted cavalry.

    Peterloo Short Film

    Watch our new short film here about the Peterloo massacre with contributors DJ and author Dave Haslam and Peterloo expert and academic Robert Poole.

  • Colour photograph of a black hat with a sign on it saying press.

    Manchester Histories Festival 2012 Film

    Whilst we're editing our 2014 film, catch up with some of the  diverse events and meet people involved in MHF 2012. Click here to watch.

  • Black and white photograph of the Bobs rollercoaster at Belle Vue.
Image Coutesy of Chetham's Library

    Watch our Belle Vue short film

    Former circus performer Pat Pearson and collector Brian Selby share their passion for Belle Vue in our new short film. Watch it here.

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