Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

OUT! - An Introduction to Researching Archives

Join Manchester Pride in the historic Chief Librarian's room at Central Library for a lively training session on uncovering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) histories in Greater Manchester.

Learn about viewing, handling and digitising rarely seen material. Find out how you can contribute to the digital exhibition space at Archives+.

This 3 hour training session led by David Govier of Archives+ is aimed at equipping LGBT history enthusiasts with skills required to interrogate archives and open up access to our city's LGBT histories.

The session is part of Manchester Pride's OUT! LGBT heritage project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Heritage Lottery logo in blue containing the words Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund


Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 1pm

Sat 11 Jun 2016 2pm - 5pm


Manchester Central Library

St. Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD,


Free but booking essential


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