To mark the final day of our exhibition at People’s History Museum in Manchester in February 2018, there was a presentation talk by local historian Eddie Weinstein about life in Cheetham Hill in the 1950s and 60s. A packed room heard Eddie talk about his family living and working in the Cheetham Hill Road […]
There was a great turnout for the presentation talk at our exhibition at People’s History Museum on 13th January 2018. Visitors came from as far afield as London and Oxford to hear project co-ordinators Lawrence Cassidy and Gail Skelly discuss finding, conserving and digitising the photographic archive for future generations. The process of cleaning […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]