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E-Newsletter

February 2010

February 2010

Now open!
Welcome to the first e-newsletter of 2010 and also the first with its ‘new look’ – we hope you like it.
Please forward this to anyone you know who might be interested in what’s happening at the museum.  Visit with friends and family to help test drive the new museum before the official opening in early March.  See some of the highlights below.



People's History Museum Now open We're back!  Enjoy our bigger and better galleries, with even more interactives and activities for visitors of all ages.  Browse our shop for unique books and gifts and round off your day with a bite to eat in our new cafe, complete with the sunniest riverside terrace in Manchester. Find out more..
 
Carried Away Carried Away Saturday 13 February - Sunday 10 October Don't miss the first exhibition in our new Changing Exhibition Gallery.  Carried Away is a photographic exhibition taking a sideways look at protest through the last 100 years, illustrated by images of individuals being forcibly removed (or carried away) from protests by the authorities.  Many issues are covered in the exhibition, including unemployment, anti-fascism, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Miners’ Strike.  Visit our Peace Camp and get carried away with your own campaign! Find out more..
 
The Left Bank cafe bar Introducing The Left Bank cafe bar by Couture For hand-crafted coffees, seasonal British cuisine or fine local ales our new cafe bar with riverside terrace is the place to be (even if you’re not visiting the  museum). Sample great breakfast and lunch offers or call in for evening drinks in this uniquely modern setting. Find out more..
 
Creative Tourist Creative Tourist From Grade II listed buildings to dazzling contemporary architecture; from leftfield art to museum collections of international renown; from the world’s finest photographers to the world’s largest collection of protest banners (and the launch of a new museum): the Classic Weekender is your indispensable guide to the history, museums, collections and more of Manchester.  It’s everything you need for the perfect break in this most historic of cities.  It’s how you can rediscover the city you might call home.  And best of all, it’s free. Download your free guide now. The Classic Weekender – made for the creative tourist.