April 18, 2023, 1:00 pm - April 18, 2023, 2:00 pm

Manchester Histories Salons: Manchester – A City on the Frontline

Delve into the city's history of politics, culture, science and world 'firsts', and consider whether Manchester was – and still is – a city punching above its weight

Manchester Histories Hub / Online

With Paul Fitzgerald, Graphic Artist and Writer.

Join graphic novelist and cartoonist Polyp (author of Peterloo and PAINE) to collectively explore the surprising facts about Manchester’s vivid history of political, social, scientific and technological achievements. Despite relative youth, it’s a city that has always punchec well above its weight, as if it lies on a rumbling underground faultline of radical creativity, always ready to shake the world. Your facts and stories will be a very welcome part of the event!

Polyp (Paul Fitzgerald) is a full-time political cartoonist. He is the author and illustrator of Speechless (a wordless world history), The Co-operative Revolution , Little Worm’s Big Question and ‘Paine: A Fantastical Visual Biography’, a new graphic novel about the life of a radical free thinker.

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