Health and well-being research taking place in Manchester Histories hub!
The health and well-being benefits of engaging people with heritage and the past are well known, but how can we demonstrate this?
‘You were never out of a job in Oldham’: How Deindustrialisation Affected Northern Mill Towns
To coincide with Manchester Histories exhibition 'Your Home, Your Voice, Your Place' at Gallery Oldham, Hannah Popplewell (MA History student at Manchester Metropolitan University) explores in her blog how deindustrialisation has impacted communities in Oldham.
Manchester Histories are Manchester Culture Awards 2023 Finalists!
We are delighted to be nominated for a Manchester Culture Award.
Your Home, Your Voice, Your Place: A Celebration of Community and Heritage
Manchester Histories and Great Places Housing Group launches new exhibition to celebrate 10th anniversary of Gateways to Oldham PFI initiative.
From Public Baths to Community Landmark: A Look at the Fascinating History of the Manchester Victoria Baths
Find out more about Manchester's historic swimming pool and its transformation into a popular heritage, events and community venue. A blog post by Tesni Boughen.
Your Home, Your Voice, Your Place
We are thrilled to announce the launch of 'Your Home, Your Voice, Your Place' exhibition at Gallery Oldham, a creative history project in collaboration with Great Places Housing Group.
The newest recipients of Heritage Compass Networks Funding!
Manchester Histories is delighted to receive funding from Heritage Compass on behalf of the HiDDEN network.
Breaking Chains with Knowledge: Working Class Movement Library
Discover more about the history and collections of the Working Class Movement Library. A blog post by Xinran Meng.
The epitome of a diverse community: Manchester Jewish Museum
History of arrival and settlement - Where did Manchester's Jewish Community come from. A blog post by Xinran Meng.
Linked by wheels and tracks!
Read about the history and collections of the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester. A blog post by Xinran Meng.
The Day the Cosmonaut Came to Manchester by Gurbir Singh
On April 12th 1961 Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin completed an orbit of the Earth to become the first human in space. Exactly three months later, he came to Manchester!
The Re:sound project in Manchester gave a dedicated team of aspiring Streetwise Opera historians a unique opportunity to explore the history of their city through a series of participatory history and heritage sessions.