Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

Exploding Women, 6-7pm Thu 2nd March 

Manchester Histories presents the hilarious comedy duo LipService Theatre to explode the myth of women scientists.

VENUE: Centre for Pharmacy, University of Manchester


Part of Wonder Women 2017

The Homeless Library

Histories of homelessness from 1930s to now.

Homeless people in Greater Manchester and Stockport have handmade the first history of British homelessness. The The Homeless Library is  coming to Manchester Central Library in the Archives+ exhibition space from 31 Jan — 31 Mar 2017. Read more about the project on the Manchester Histories Blog 

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    Help us to keep Mcr Histories Festival free

    You can help us to keep the festival free and running in 2018 by texting a donation to Manchester Histories. For example, to donate £5 text MCRH16 £5 to 70070.

  • Eric Stewart

    Remembering Strawberry Studios 

    Peter Wadsworth, historian and expert on Strawberry has written a guest blog for us ahead of a major new exhibition opening that will celebrate the legacy of the historic studios in Stockport. 

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    LGBT heritage website launches

    OUT! Manchester Pride's website that takes you on an interactive journey through LGBT histories in Greater Manchester was launched during the festival and is now fully active. Follow the trail at home or on your smartphone.

  • Where is the Heart of Stockport

    Where is the Heart of Stockport ? 

    To get inspired about the Picture Stockport exhibition also visit Arc’s exhibition at Central Library. People from across the borough have been inspired by place, memory, experience and heritage.

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