June 9, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Manchester Histories Festival 2022 – Digital Content

Manchester Histories Festival will also feature a host of live streaming content and pre-recorded videos, all available to view for free on our website and YouTube channel, meaning even if you can’t make it to the physical spaces, you can still join in the conversation. Including…

Archive films curated by North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Most of our live events from Manchester Central Library.

The World is WonderfulWatch a magical film from Leigh’s Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Group. Exploring the environment and climate change through song-writing, music-making, story-telling, and visual art, children’s creativity comes ALIVE in an inspiring animated film from acclaimed animator Saif Al-Islam Chaudhry. 

The Storm – Theatre piece from M6 Theatre Company set in an imagined future world which is shaped by the effects of climate change.

The Fog of War – RECLAIM will be presenting ‘The Fog of War’ a performance made by young people from Bolton, at the launch of the Manchester Histories Festival. ‘The Fog of War’ will be a creative campaigning performance that the young people have co-produced with Seventh Sense Theatre Company.

Climate Connections: New Climate Voices on Video – Short film series from Crossing Footprints’ Climate Connections project, connecting diverse, migrant and low income communities with climate change. Also being show at Gallery Oldham.

Northern Roots – Northern Roots, the UK’s largest urban farm and eco-park on 160 acres of stunning green space in the heart of Oldham, will be releasing short digital content which brings to life 4 key areas in which Northern Roots is working to combat climate change. The digital content has been made by University of Salford students, as part of a partnership project Northern Roots have been running with the MA Digital Video & Marketing programme. Also being show at Gallery Oldham.

Climate Change Stories – Students from Manchester Metropolitan University’s Digital Media and Communications Department tell us the climate change stories that are affecting them both today, and in the future, through images and audio. View the images and listen to the stories here.

Young people from Manchester College, Manchester Youth Council and Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People are working together with independent film maker Nick Farrimond, writer/musician Kerin Morris and Archives+ to create a short film expressing their personal responses to climate change. Also being shown on our opening night at The Manchester Monastery.

We are delighted to have partnered with ecolibrium, a live events industry response to the climate crisis, taking action to reduce travel impacts and invest in climate solutions. We encourage everyone attending the festival to balance your travel emissions. Simply use the travel calculator to work out your travel impacts and donate to balance them.

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