Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

What's On

Show events

In one list Day by day

Friday 3 June 2016

Time Travelling at Manchester Cathedral Fri 3 Jun 2016 10.30am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 3.30pm Manchester Cathedral Belle Vue Showground of the World Fri 3 Jun 2016 10.30am - 12.30pm Manchester Central Library Archives+ Around the World with the Fusiliers Fri 3 Jun 2016 10.30am - 1pm The Fuslier Museum Family Art and Heritage Trail Fri 3 Jun 2016 1pm - 2pm British Heart Foundation Radical Manchester: People's History Museum Gallery Tour Fri 3 Jun 2016 1.15pm - 2pm People's History Museum Talkin' 'bout that Representation Fri 3 Jun 2016 2pm - 4pm Working Class Movement Library The 7 Wonders of Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.45pm Outside St Ann's Church Gentry Families of Manchester: The North talk Fri 3 Jun 2016 3.45pm - 4.45pm Manchester Central Library Canary Girls Fri 3 Jun 2016 7.30pm Flixton Girls' School Queer Noise - Hidden History of LGBT Music in Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 8pm Band on the Wall Mr Scruff Keep it Unreal 17th Birthday Party Fri 3 Jun 2016 9pm - 3am Old Granada Studios A Queer Revue! Fri 3 Jun 2016 10pm Band on the Wall M-HISTORIES WEEKENDER (2) Fri 3 Jun 2016 & Sat 4 Jun 2016 at 9.30am - 6pm Coffee Nubia Discover Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016
Tour runs daily at 11.00am
Manchester Central Library front steps
Hidden History Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Except at weekends
The John Rylands Library
Mapping Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Except weekends
The John Rylands Library
Sense Our Streets Audio Tour Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Koffee Pot Cafe Northern Women: tales from North Manchester Black Health Forum Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Conscience and War Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Friends Meeting House Thomas Legh: Adventurer, Hero, Saviour Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Lyme Hall & Park Voices of Kosovo in Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Online exhibtion Take me back to Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016
Daily 10am -5pm
Manchester Museum
Snapshot Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Manchester Science Places App Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 126 WITHINGTON ROAD Fri 3 Jun 2016 7am to Sun 12 Jun 2016 5pm Mediterranean Cafe Going Underground Fri 3 Jun 2016 9am to Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm
Excludes Sunday
Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre - Lower Ground Floor

Saturday 4 June 2016

Angel Meadow Community Histories Day Sat 4 Jun 2016 Angel Meadow Quizzing Snakes and Ladders Sat 4 Jun 2016
1.30-3.00 and 3.15-4.45pm
Stockport Art Gallery and War Memorial
Manchester District Music Archive presents: Activist / Archivist. A Show & Tell event Sat 4 Jun 2016
12-2pm and 3-5pm
People's History Museum
Creating and Using Archives Workshop Sat 4 Jun 2016 9.30am - 12.30pm Manchester Central Library Archives+ Scribble Your Street Sat 4 Jun 2016 10.30am - 1.30pm Archives+ Castlefield: From haulage to heritage Sat 4 Jun 2016 11am Museum of Science and Industry Super Saturday Sat 4 Jun 2016 12 noon - 4pm Gallery Oldham Progress Launch Event Sat 4 Jun 2016 1pm - 3pm Rogue Artists' Studios & Project Space Dear Friend Sat 4 Jun 2016 1pm - 4pm Manchester Art Gallery Reviving the Lost Art of Make Do and Mend Sat 4 Jun 2016 1pm - 4pm Stitched Up HQ Quarry Bank present LipService Theatre Company Sat 4 Jun 2016 1pm, 4pm Cross Street Chapel Robust Research Workshop Sat 4 Jun 2016 1.30pm - 4.30pm Manchester Central Library Archives+ Manchester Music Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.45pm Outside the Midland Hotel Longsight communities Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 4pm Longsight Library Dare to Be Free Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 5pm Three Minute Theatre The Battle for the Ballot Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 3pm People's History Museum John Dalton Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.30pm Manchester Central Library Manchester's LGBT Centre Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.15pm Outside Manchester Town Hall Syria, Sarajevo, Manchester Sat 4 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.30pm Manchester Central Library Angel Meadow Tour Sat 4 Jun 2016 2.30pm Victoria Station near Java Bar Espresso Truly Madly Brutal Sat 4 Jun 2016 3.30pm - 5pm Albert Memorial Supper With the Dead Sat 4 Jun 2016 9.30pm Angel Meadow M-HISTORIES WEEKENDER (2) Fri 3 Jun 2016 & Sat 4 Jun 2016 at 9.30am - 6pm Coffee Nubia Progress Sat 4 Jun 2016 and 3 more Rogue Artists' Studios & Project Space Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Help Desk Sat 4 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm, Mon 6 Jun 2016 10.30am to Fri 10 Jun 2016 3.30pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm MLFHS Help Desk Narbi Price - Codeword Sat 4 Jun 2016 & Sat 11 Jun 2016 at 11am - 5pm PAPER Get Creative Sat 4 Jun 2016 12 noon - 4pm and 3 more Discovering Little Italy Sat 4 Jun 2016 & Sat 11 Jun 2016 at 5pm Piccadilly Gardens, crossing with Oldham Street Making Manchester Sat 4 Jun 2016 to Sat 11 Jun 2016
9am-5:30pm. Not open Sunday
Oxford House, Manchester Technology Centre
The Story of the Bradford Pit Project Sat 4 Jun 2016 to Sat 11 Jun 2016
excluding Fri 10 June
Beswick Library

Sunday 5 June 2016

Monday 6 June 2016

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Exploration handling session Wed 8 Jun 2016 10am - 12 noon Manchester Central Library Archives+ Stick your oar in Wed 8 Jun 2016 10am - 4pm Duke's Drive Country Park Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Specialist Help Desks Wed 8 Jun 2016 10.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 4.30pm Manchester Central Library Heritage Bus rides Wed 8 Jun 2016 11am
Start at 11.00 and hourly until 2.00pm
Museum of Transport
Archives+ showcase day Wed 8 Jun 2016 11am - 6pm Manchester Central Library Archives+ The Archaeology of Manchester's Origins Wed 8 Jun 2016 1pm - 4pm LG20 Peel Building Fishy Tales & Crafty Futures Wed 8 Jun 2016 1.30pm - 6.30pm The Exhibition Space, Ground Floor, Manchester Craft & Design Centre Craft Unravelled Wed 8 Jun 2016 1.30pm - 2pm Manchester Craft & Design Centre Manchester Ballads performance with Jennifer Reid and handling session Wed 8 Jun 2016 2pm - 4pm Manchester Central Library Archives+ Castlefield Wed 8 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.45pm Outside the Museum of Science and Industry entrance An Audience with FA Cup Heroes at Manchester United Wed 8 Jun 2016 6pm - 8pm Manchester United Museum Elizabethan Theatre Facts and Fantasy Wed 8 Jun 2016 6pm - 8.30pm Three Minue Theatre A Message HOME: Calling Blighty 70 years on Wed 8 Jun 2016 6.30pm - 8pm Manchester Central Library Domestic Duties on Lark Hill Place Wed 8 Jun 2016 7pm - 8pm Salford Museum and Art Gallery Manchester's Underground Canal its past and its future Wed 8 Jun 2016 7pm - 9pm Friends Meeting House Bright Club Manchester - Histories 3 Wed 8 Jun 2016 7.30pm The King’s Arms Idle Chatter? Tue 7 Jun 2016, Wed 8 Jun 2016 & Thu 9 Jun 2016 at 5.30pm - 7.30pm Brooks Building The Glory of Glass in Ancoats – a hidden history Wed 8 Jun 2016 12 noon to Fri 10 Jun 2016 5pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 5pm MERCI MILL Great Women of Manchester Wed 8 Jun 2016 & Fri 10 Jun 2016 at 2pm - 3pm The John Rylands Library

Thursday 9 June 2016

NOMA Craft Family Workshop Thu 9 Jun 2016 10.30am - 4.30pm
Drop in
The Pilcrow Workshop
Godlee Observatory Tour Thu 9 Jun 2016 2pm - 4.30pm Sackville Building, University of Manchester 10 Manchester Inventions that Shook the World Thu 9 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.45pm Manchester Museum of Science and Industry Something's In the Water! Thu 9 Jun 2016 2pm - 4pm Manchester Central Library and Civic Pride Thu 9 Jun 2016 2pm - 3pm Manchester Central Library Manchester Soldier, Manchester Historian Thu 9 Jun 2016 3pm - 5pm People's History Museum Dear Friend: Backwards and in Heels - Women and Politics Thu 9 Jun 2016 4.30pm - 6.15pm People's History Museum Aspects of Ageing Thu 9 Jun 2016 5pm - 6pm People's History Museum Radicals Assemble! After hours at the People's History Museum Thu 9 Jun 2016 5pm - 8pm People's History Museum What the Dickens? Perspectives on poverty in Manchester Since Victorian Times Thu 9 Jun 2016 6pm - 8pm Wood Street Mission Radical Hero: An Audience with Betty Tebbs hosted by Maxine Peake Thu 9 Jun 2016 6pm - 8pm People's History Museum OUT! LGBT Digital Histories Launch Event Thu 9 Jun 2016 6pm - 7pm Manchester Central Library Famous scientists, engineers and medics of Didsbury and south Manchester Thu 9 Jun 2016 6.30pm - 8.30pm St James' Church The Boys In Blue: Manchester City FC on Film Thu 9 Jun 2016 7.30pm The Dancehouse 1599 Thu 9 Jun 2016 7.30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Three Minute Theatre
Idle Chatter? Tue 7 Jun 2016, Wed 8 Jun 2016 & Thu 9 Jun 2016 at 5.30pm - 7.30pm Brooks Building We are Suffragists Thu 9 Jun 2016 & Fri 10 Jun 2016 at 11am - 4pm People's History Museum

Friday 10 June 2016

Saturday 11 June 2016

The Portico Library Open Day Sat 11 Jun 2016
Tours of the library at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm
Portico Library
OUT! - An Introduction to Researching Archives Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm Manchester Central Library Manchester Histories Festival Celebration Day Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 4pm Manchester Town Hall Greater Manchester Police Museum Open Day Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm
Last entry at 3pm
Greater Manchester Police Museum
Manchester and the RNLI Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.45am Manchester Town Hall Angel Meadow Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.45am Manchester Town Hall Views of an Antique Land Talk Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 12 noon Manchester Museum The Little People’s History Museum – Beeing Special Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 12 noon People's History Museum Exploding Women Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.50am, 2pm - 2.50pm Manchester Town Hall Heritage Bus rides Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am
11.00am start and hourly until 4.00pm
Manchester Town Hall
The Manchester Story of 1001 Inventions Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 12.45pm Using Findmypast to trace your Irish Family History Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 12.45pm Manchester Central Library WW1 Networking event Sat 11 Jun 2016 12.30pm - 3pm Salford Museum and Art Gallery Appley Meteorite Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 3pm Manchester Museum Narbi Price Codeword Talk Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 2pm PAPER Gentry Families of Manchester: The North Bus Tour Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 4pm Friendless or Forsaken? Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 1.45pm Manchester Town Hall Detective Jerome Caminada Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 1.45pm Manchester Town Hall The Art and Politics of Walking the Mancunian Way Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 1.45pm Manchester Central Library Fruits of Success Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm - 2.45pm Manchester Town Hall Suffragette City/The Pankhursts Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm - 3.45pm Outside the Midland Hotel Manchester and the Peppered Moth Sat 11 Jun 2016 3pm - 4pm Manchester Museum Manchester Beethoven Orchestra Sat 11 Jun 2016 3.30pm - 4.30pm Manchester Central Library Progress Sat 4 Jun 2016 and 3 more Rogue Artists' Studios & Project Space Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Help Desk Sat 4 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm, Mon 6 Jun 2016 10.30am to Fri 10 Jun 2016 3.30pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm MLFHS Help Desk Narbi Price - Codeword Sat 4 Jun 2016 & Sat 11 Jun 2016 at 11am - 5pm PAPER Get Creative Sat 4 Jun 2016 12 noon - 4pm and 3 more Discovering Little Italy Sat 4 Jun 2016 & Sat 11 Jun 2016 at 5pm Piccadilly Gardens, crossing with Oldham Street Stories of Sacrifice Exhibition Mon 6 Jun 2016 to Thu 9 Jun 2016
10.30 - 5.30pm, Fri 10 Jun 2016
10.30 - 12.30 and 2.30-5.00pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016
11.30-4.00pm
British Muslim Heritage Centre
The Glory of Glass in Ancoats – a hidden history Wed 8 Jun 2016 12 noon to Fri 10 Jun 2016 5pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 5pm MERCI MILL Gaskell: The Musical!! Fri 10 Jun 2016 7pm, Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm & Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm Elizabeth Gaskell's House Manchestour Sat 11 Jun 2016 8am & Sun 12 Jun 2016 9am The Albert Monument in Albert Square Views of an Antique Land Roadshow Sat 11 Jun 2016 & Sun 12 Jun 2016 at 10am - 4pm Manchester Museum

Sunday 12 June 2016

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