Events Category

Langworthy Cornerstone Exhibition

Salford Schools Exhibition Images of Salford schools from our archive are now on show at Langworthy Cornerstone Community Centre until Friday 27th October 2017. There will be a selection of Salford schools built in the 1950s and 60s, showing photographs of school class groups, sports days, interior and exterior views of the schools. The exhibition […]

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Workshop at Manchester Central Library

Memory Workshop We will be in the foyer of Manchester Central Library talking about our exhibition in Archives + and distributing our project book, with some samples of photos from the archive. We will be there every Friday in August, and we welcome any memories you may have to share inspired by the photographs. Manchester […]

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Heathlands Village Memory Workshop

We were invited to visit the Heathlands Village Care Home, North Manchester, where many former residents of Cheetham Hill now live. We ran a Memory Workshop with our social history volunteer, Eddie, who took in a fascinating collection of objects to handle. He had chosen the objects relating to the industries of the area which […]

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Join us for a Trip Down Memory Lane
Sunday 28th May, 2pm

If you have enjoyed looking at the images in our collection, why not join us for a heritage walk, starting near Cheetham Hill Road? We will be exploring lost buildings and places in the Cheetham and Red Bank areas, inspired by remembered places, led by a local history expert. The walk will take place on […]

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Can you help us test our website?
May 2017

    We are looking for volunteers to help us test and develop our website – either in person or online. We are running a session in Higher Broughton on Tuesday 16th May between 12.30pm and 3.00pm, where volunteers will be asked to use the website and give us their views. This should take about […]

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Exhibition at Archives +, Manchester Central Library, from 20th April 2017

We have now installed a selection of our favourite images, which showcase the whole collection, in the Manchester Communities section of the Library. Complimenting many of the Libraries existing collections, the In Focus collection includes a selection of portraits and street scenes in the framed wall display as well as information and images in the […]

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Spring Fling, Ukraine Centre, Cheetham Hill
2nd April 2017

The event was part of The Cheetham Cultural Festival and involved diverse communities in Cheetham Hill showcasing their music, food, dance and traditional costumes. A sample of images from the photographic archive were shown to visitors, who enthusiastically shared their stories in response to the images and their life stories.

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Extended workshops, March to June 2017
Broughton Community Hub

We will be extending our weekly sessions at Broughton Community Hub, due to the popular response from visitors regarding memories of Cheetham Hill, Migration and nearby Hightown. People are remembering streets, shops, people and places, inspired by photographs in the collection. You can also collect a copy of our popular booklet with lots of photographs […]

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Exhibition at Brackman’s Cafe, Higher Broughton
from February 2017

We are exhibiting a selection of photographs from the collection and asking the local community to contribute any memories they have of the Cheetham Hill area, eg streets, shops, schools and personal histories. Brackman’s Cafe is a very popular meeting place for people living in Higher Broughton and Cheetham Hill and has been in the […]

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