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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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Ukraine Centre, Cheetham Hill, Memory Workshops

Over the summer, we are visiting a group of Ukrainian residents at the Centre to present our book of photographs and also to talk about people’s memories of Cheetham Hill and migration from the Ukraine. Throughout our project we have presented the photographs at the Ukraine Centre during the Cheetham Festival, and we have always […]

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Collect Your Free Copy of our book

Click here to view our newly published book online. “Iconic Photographs from the 1950s and 60s” by Salford and Cheetham Hill In Focus has just been printed. You can collect you FREE COPY from Langworthy Cornerstones Community Centre. Why not coincide your visit with our Drop In sessions every Friday afternoon in September to chat […]

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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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Exhibition at Manchester Central Library,
from April 2017

We will exhibit a selection of photographs in the Manchester Communities section giving an overview of the archive. It will include different communities who migrated to Cheetham Hill in the 1950s and 60s, as well as other photos of life in the area at that time. We will be collecting stories and memories about these […]

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