Events Category

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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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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