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E-Newsletter

June 2010

June 2010

Welcome to the early Summer e-newsletter.  Please forward this to anyone you know who might be interested in the museum.  Visit with friends and family everyday from 10.00am until 5.00pm.



Busy Bee explorer pack             Family Friendly summer! We have an exciting Family Friendly programme lined up for the summer holidays, including story telling sessions, arts and crafts activities and more.  Check our website for details.  There’s also hands-on stuff in every gallery and children aged 3-6 can borrow a Busy Bee explorer pack, full of fun items to help them discover the museum.  As part of the The Family Friendly Film Festival, on Thursday 12 August the museum is screening  the classic family film Mary Poppins.  This includes lots of creative activities and an exclusive chance to explore the galleries after hours.  Book tickets direct with Family Friendly Film Festival. Find out more
 
Chorlton-on-Medlock memory map Community Gallery The Community Gallery in the newly restored Engine Hall is now in full swing!  This is a space available for local groups to display their own work.  If you're interested in exhibiting, please contact exhibitions@phm.org.uk. Don't miss the current exhibition Chorlton-on-Medlock: Remebering a Destroyed Manchester Community, on until Sunday 25 July.  This exhibition explores the experiences of residents from Chorlton-on-Medlock through 'memory maps' marking important locations in their former neighbourhood. Find out more
 
Coal Store Conference Room         Venue Hire Looking for a genuinely inspirational venue?  For a meeting of minds, the museum has brand new conference and meeting facilities at a venue which fuses a magnificently restored historic Edwardian Pump House and a spectacular architectural award-winning new-build.  Catering is provided by Couture, operators of the The Left Bank cafe bar.  For more information, contact: venuehire@phm.org.uk
 
Creative Tourist           Who said the city is just for grown ups? If you’re looking for intriguing, wonderful or just one-off things to do with the kids this summer, try Creative Tourist’s new family guide to Manchester.  From al fresco film to the world’s smallest cinema, from a digital doll’s house to a towering T.Rex, from tales of the high seas to solar-powered ice: Creative Tourist is your indispensable guide to the museums and galleries (including the People’s History Museum), parks and gardens, kid-friendly cafes and shops of Manchester.  Download your free summer city guide to Manchester now and enter our competition to win a family break in Manchester, complete with a family meal you’ll never forget, a posh Sunday lunch, VIP picnic, free entry to Tatton Park Biennial and MOSI’s Da Vinci exhibition and a full weekend pass to the Family Friendly Film Festival.  Phew.  What are you waiting for?  The summer starts at Creative Tourist. Download your free summer city guide