Communities Learning Resources

Every person living in Manchester, whether born here or elsewhere, shapes our city. Manchester has always been a constantly evolving city of diverse communities. This learning resource has been developed to engage learners with Manchester’s communities through the Manchester Central Library and Archives+. The resource presents original archive material relating to the theme of Manchester Communities. The theme of Manchester Communities is explored through the use of original archive material, including historic photographs, videos and document facsimiles. This resource has been produced by Minerva Heritage Ltd in association with Manchester Central Library and Archives+. You can see the original sources for each lesson in the documents below. You can download the resources as a pdf and paper copies are available from