Manchester Histories Executive Summary

We are proud to have just published our latest report highlighting some of the marvellous projects we have worked on over the last few years.

Manchester Hill: Remembered The story continues…

Read what else we have been doing for Manchester Hill: Remembered after the incredible commemoration event at Manchester Cathedral earlier this year...

Pte 6254 Charles (Charlie) Heaton

Richard Heaton has conducted a wealth of research into his grandfather Charles Heaton, who fought at the Battle of Manchester Hill. He has kindly allowed us to reproduce the work that he has collected on our blog.

Manchester Histories and People’s History Museum are thrilled to announce they have been awarded a £181,900 National Lottery grant towards delivering a programme of work commemorating the bicentenary of Peterloo in Greater Manchester in 2019.

Peterloo 2019: Network Meeting

Join us on Wednesday 31st October 2018 at either 2pm-4pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm at Manchester Central Library for the next Peterloo 2019: Network Meeting. Find out more and reserve your ticket now...

A programme of new work and special events that explore and commemorate the Peterloo Massacre in 2019 are being planned by Manchester Histories in partnership with a wide range of cultural organisations and communities.

Follow our activity and get involved...

Start your own historical research project...

As part of our Heritage Lottery Funded, Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians project we've launched a set of toolkits.

Written by experts the toolkits guide you though each step of your historical research project.

Download the toolkits now

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