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As part of Manchester Histories Festival 2018 and in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, we're creating a Speakers Corner at All Saint’s Park from 8th-10th June.  Find out more and apply now...

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Sign up here to be part of Manchester Histories Festival 2018 and other volunteering opportunities.

Manchester Histories secure a share of the new £7m GMCA Culture and Social Impact Fund.

The new Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Culture and Social Impact Fund, have announced the 28 organisations who they are investing in from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Manchester Hill Remembered

Experience this unique immersive performance telling the hidden story of the battle, the sacrifice made by those who fought and lost their lives, and its significance in marking the beginning of the end of the First World War.

Dave Haslam Interviews the General Secretary of the TUC, Frances O'Grady

As part of Manchester Histories Festival 2018 and marking the 150th anniversary of the first Trades Union Congress (TUC) in Manchester and Salford in 1868, DJ/writer Dave Haslam will be interviewing the TUC’s current General Secretary, Frances O’Grady.

7pm, Friday 8 June 2018

Venue: Friends Meeting House, Manchester

Manchester Histories Festival 2018 Event Registration Now Open!

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The Peterloo Massacre with Dr Robert Poole

Historian Dr Robert Poole hosts a series of free talks across Greater Manchester on The Peterloo Massacre as part of the BBC Civilisations Festival.

Limited places - book now

Manchester Hill Remembered.

Friday 13 April at Manchester Cathedral

A unique cultural event featuring new music, poetry, spoken word, and digital projection to mark the centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill - a battle that in one day took the lives of 79 men from the Manchester Regiment. 

Find out more and book a free ticket

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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