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!
Join Dr Alison Ronan for an illustrated talk on the letter, its historical context and the stories of women who signed it. The event will feature a short film by Sue Reddish.22.01.15
Talks on old pubs and old photographs28.01.15
A selection of short archive films exploring the crossover between art, bohemia and LGBT sexuality from the British Film Institute and the North West Film Archive04.02.15