Throughout Manchester’s history, its people have taken a stand against injustice and prejudice.Read more
Some people are born here, some people come here to live. Every one of them shapes our city.Read more
Find out how your neighbourhood has changed through maps, local photographs and original archives.Read more
Archives+ is an exciting City Centre showcase and repository for archives and family history. Situated in the magnificent Manchester Central Library, this purpose-built centre brings together a partnership of amazing regional and national
collections of documents, photographs and films, and helps to satisfy a growing demand for accessible community history and personal heritage. It is easier than ever before for you to find what you’re looking for under one roof!
Family history for beginners - learn all about the census and how to use it in your research06.06.15
He broke the Nazis’ Enigma code, devised the thinking behind the first computer, and was persecuted to a painful suicide by the ungrateful authorities.08.06.15
Get to grips with the history of the Manchester Ship Canal at this Spotlight session10.06.15