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Enjoy a day out at the People’s History Museum (PHM) – be sure to check out the 2022 Banner Exhibition. Each banner in the exhibition has been created by people who fought for the rights we have today. Find out why banners are such an important tool in the fight for change. And also discover […]

Have you ever wanted to explore the inside of Heaton Hall? Well, now you can… The fabulous Friends of Heaton Hall are delighted to invite the public into Heaton Hall. Step inside this stunning building, wander around and explore its rich history. Free tours will take place from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on: Sunday […]

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Following the Climate Change Conference last year and the release of the report ‘Green Museums: Tackling the Climate Crisis’, this conference will explore the role of museums and galleries in helping to combat climate crisis. The conference will consider two key questions: What can museums do to reduce their environmental impact? How can museums inspire […]

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Celebrating makers, artists and performers across Greater Manchester, SpringFest returns to Victoria Baths. Explore the beautiful Victoria Baths building as it comes alive with music and art. Have a look around the makers market – you’ll find ceramics, liqueurs, jewellery and homeware you can buy. There will also be a fantastic selection of food and […]

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Find out more about the women who stayed and lived at Greenham Common in Berkshire from 1981 to 2000. The women stayed at the site for almost 20 years as they protested against the storage of nuclear weapons. You can join this event either in person at the People’s History Museum or online. Find out […]

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Head to an open day at Platt Hall in Platt Fields Park. You’ll be able to take part in bulb planting and find out how to make compost out of leaves. Have fun and do your bit to help our climate.

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Artist and author Carol Isaacs will host a cooking workshop inspired by her graphic novel and film The Wolf of Baghdad. You will be invited to cook, prepare and eat a range of different dishes mentioned in Carol Isaacs’ novel The Wolf of Baghdad. Bake slow-cooked brown egg pittas and date cookies. Meet new people […]

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Adventurers should definitely hot-foot it to the Imperial War Museum North this October half term. Family-friendly ‘Story Seekers’ sessions take place every day throughout the half term holidays. You can get hands-on with real artefacts and also discover brave real-life stories. Story Seekers is a wonderful opportunity for families of all ages to learn about […]

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Come to My Mum’s: An Evening of Conversation is a space for South Asian Muslim women to talk about what’s important to them today. Manchester-based artist Afreena Islam-Wright will host the evening of conversation. Guests so far include Sadia Habib and Maya Chowdhury from Manchester Museum; journalist Mishti Ali and prize-winning writer Qaisra Shahraz. The […]

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Victorian Women in Bed is a set of six short plays that you can watch at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. Each play focuses on a famous woman from history. Find out more about the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale and the writer, Charlotte Bronte. Fascinating stuff.