Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

What's On on Saturday 11 Jun 2016

Progress Sat 11 Jun 2016
Open 12-5pm
Rogue Artists' Studios & Project Space
The Portico Library Open Day Sat 11 Jun 2016
Tours of the library at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm
Portico Library
Manchestour Sat 11 Jun 2016 8am The Albert Monument in Albert Square The Glory of Glass in Ancoats – a hidden history Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 5pm MERCI MILL Views of an Antique Land Roadshow Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 4pm Manchester Museum Getting Started with Family History Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 10.45am Manchester Central Library OUT! - An Introduction to Researching Archives Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm Manchester Central Library Greater Manchester Police Museum Open Day Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm
Last entry at 3pm
Greater Manchester Police Museum
Get Creative Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 4pm Manchester Histories Festival Celebration Day Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 4pm Manchester Town Hall Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Help Desk Sat 11 Jun 2016 10.30am - 3.30pm MLFHS Help Desk Manchester and the RNLI Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.45am Manchester Town Hall Harry Stokes Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.45am Manchester Central Library Exploding Women Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.50am, 2pm - 2.50pm Manchester Town Hall Angel Meadow Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 11.45am Manchester Town Hall The Little People’s History Museum – Beeing Special Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 12 noon People's History Museum Views of an Antique Land Talk Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 12 noon Manchester Museum Heritage Bus rides Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am
11.00am start and hourly until 4.00pm
Manchester Town Hall
Narbi Price - Codeword Sat 11 Jun 2016 11am - 5pm PAPER The Manchester Story of 1001 Inventions Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 12.45pm The Manchester Volunteers in the Dublin Easter Rising Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 12.45pm Manchester Town Hall Using Findmypast to trace your Irish Family History Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 12.45pm Manchester Central Library Manchester's Italian Ice Cream Families Sat 11 Jun 2016 12 noon - 1.30pm Manchester Town Hall WW1 Networking event Sat 11 Jun 2016 12.30pm - 3pm Salford Museum and Art Gallery The Art and Politics of Walking the Mancunian Way Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 1.45pm Manchester Central Library Gentry Families of Manchester: The North Bus Tour Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 4pm Manchester Community Choir Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 1.30pm Manchester Town Hall Narbi Price Codeword Talk Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 2pm PAPER 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 Appley Bridge Meteorite Sat 11 Jun 2016 1pm - 3pm Manchester Museum Gaskell: The Musical!! Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm, 5pm Elizabeth Gaskell's House Ordinary Individuals Doing Extraordinary Things: a talk with Maxine Peake Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm - 2.50pm Manchester Town Hall Ukranian Arts and Crafts Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm - 4pm Abraham Moss Library Fruits of Success: Strawberry Studios 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 Who do you think you are? Reg Harris? Sat 11 Jun 2016 3pm - 3.45pm Manchester Town Hall The Seven Ages of Manchester Sat 11 Jun 2016 3pm - 4pm Manchester Town Hall Manchester Beethoven Orchestra Sat 11 Jun 2016 3.30pm - 4.30pm Manchester Central Library Histories of Homelessness Sat 11 Jun 2016 3.30pm - 4.45pm Manchester Town Hall Discovering Little Italy Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm Piccadilly Gardens, crossing with Oldham Street They Gonna Talk: a history of the Soundsytem Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm - 9pm Band on the Wall Instruments of Industry Tue 7 Jun 2016 10am to Sat 11 Jun 2016 5pm Touchstones Rochdale Stories of Sacrifice Exhibition Sat 11 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016
11.30-4.00pm
British Muslim Heritage Centre
Thomas Legh: Adventurer, Hero, Saviour Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Lyme Hall & Park 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 Voices of Kosovo in Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Online exhibtion Discover Manchester Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016
Tour runs daily at 11.00am
Manchester Central Library front steps
Conscience and War Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Friends Meeting House Northern Women: tales from North Manchester Black Health Forum Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Sense Our Streets Audio Tour Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Koffee Pot Cafe Manchester Science Places App Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 The Sewing Academy Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Hanging Ditch Wine Merchants Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Hangingditch Wine Merchants Dentists of Didsbury Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Dentists of Didsbury Manchester Craft & Design Centre Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Manchester Craft & Design Centre Cowherds Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 Cowherds Fred Aldous Fri 3 Jun 2016 to Sun 12 Jun 2016 51 Turner Street 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
The Story of the Bradford Pit Project Sat 4 Jun 2016 to Sat 11 Jun 2016
excluding Fri 10 June
Beswick Library
Making Manchester Sat 4 Jun 2016 to Sat 11 Jun 2016
9am-5:30pm. Not open Sunday
Oxford House, Manchester Technology Centre
On Corporation Street Fri 10 Jun 2016 to Sat 25 Jun 2016
6pm & 7:30pm. No performances on Sundays
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