Manchester Histories Festival

Friday Films

Enjoy a relaxed Friday watching a series of short films produced by community organisations across Greater Manchester covering a wide range of subjects including:

  • Collyhurst & Moston Boxing Club and the story of boxer Len Johnson produced as part of MMU's Passions of Youth project;
  • an enJOY arts project about writer Elizabeth Gaskell produced by young women living near Elizabeth Gaskell House;
  • Private Trust and the story of sacrifices made during WW1 by residents of the Together Trust;
  • the story of London Road Fire Station presented by arts organisation PANDA.
  • Simply drop in and catch a few films as they are all under 20 minutes long.


Fri 10 Jun 2016 10am - 4pm


Free and drop in

More information


Event category

Industrial heritage, Wartime, Women, Young People

Event type

Film screenings, Free events

You might also like...

Cowshed mobile catering


Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 at Cowherds

Colour photograph of the Moston & Colllyhurst Boxing group members filming as part of the Manchester Metropolitan University Passions of Youth Project.

Friday Films

Fri 10 Jun 2016 10am - 4pm

Black and white photograph of a homeless person sat on the pavement surrounding by plastic bags containing their belongings

Histories of Homelessness

Sat 11 Jun 2016 3.30pm - 4.45pm at Manchester Town Hall

Black and white image of industrial foundry. Image courtesy of Touchstones Rochdale

Instruments of Industry

Tue 7 Jun 2016 10am to Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm at Touchstones Rochdale

Fred Aldous

Fred Aldous

Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016

We use cookies to help us provide you with a better service, but do not track anything that can be used to personally identify you.

If you prefer us not to set these cookies, please visit our Cookie Settings page or continue browsing our site to accept them.