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Exhibition Opening Times

The Exhibition will run until the 4th February 2018. It is open Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th  and Wednesday 29th November (morning). It will be closed from Wednesday 29th November afternoon, re-opening on Monday morning 4th December, therefore it will be closed over the weekend. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Manchester Evening News features our exhibition

Our showcase exhibition at People’s History Museum has been featured in an article in the Manchester Evening News. The article concentrates on some newly discovered images from the Manchester Ice Palace in Cheetham Hill. They show skaters at the venue on Derby Street, which was once one of the finest ice skating rinks in the […]

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New exhibition opening in November

The latest showcase exhibition for the Salford and Cheetham Hill In Focus project opens at People’s History Museum in Manchester on Saturday 25th November 2017. There will be a range of images covering different sections of the collection, such as shops, dance halls, street scenes, products, sports and leisure and portraits. There will also be […]

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Great turnout for Local History Day

Lots of local residents came along to the latest Salford Local History Day at Langworthy Cornerstone Community Centre on 30th September. There was plenty of interest in the Salford and Cheetham Hill in Focus display stand, which featured images from the collection and copies of our book. Some visitors also had memories of their own, […]

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Salford Local History Day

We will be showing sample photographs from our archive to mark Salford Local History Day on Saturday 30th September at Langworthy Cornerstone Community Centre. Members of the project team will be there between 12.00pm and 4.00pm to discuss memories relating to the images. A number of other organisations will also be attending the event and […]

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Discussion group about Salford Schools

We met with the Men’s Group at Langworthy Cornerstone Community Centre to discuss memories that had been raised by our exhibition of Salford Schools’ photographs. The event, which took place on Thursday 14th September, attracted an enthusiastic group of people who wanted to share their memories of their school days in the local area. Drop-in […]

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Heritage Open Day

Display at Transport Museum for  Heritage Open Day and Cheetham Cultural Festival We had a great day at the Transport Museum for Heritage Open Day on Saturday 9th September. The Museum is part of a wonderful heritage tour of the area, organised by the Cheetham Cultural Festival, which ran all weekend . We met lots […]

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Cheetham Cultural Festival

Closing Ceremony at the Ukraine Centre We had a lovely day talking to the audience at the final event of the incredible Cheetham Cultural Festival. Congrats to all those involved in creating exciting events year after year in the name of community cohesion and pride. The closing event is always spectacular, and with so much […]

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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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