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Double Up! joint initiative

31 August 2011

The People’s History Museum is delighted to announce that a Renaissance funded initiative has enabled our learning team to work with the learning department at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) to offer a joint package for schools. The museum and MOSI are only ten minutes walk away from each other and now we’ve made it […]

New learning programme for 2011/12

15 August 2011

The museum is pleased to announce that the new learning programme for the forthcoming academic year 2011/12 has been launched today.  Full details are available in the Learning section of the website or you can download our new learning programme 2011/12 brochure. There are several new sessions available for the new academic year.  We’ve recently recruited two […]

Michael Foot papers now available

22 July 2011

As we approach what would have been Michael Foot’s 98th birthday (on Saturday), the People’s History Museum is pleased to announce that more of his papers are now available for researchers to study. Following his death in March last year, the Labour History Archive & Study Centre received a large collection of additional papers which complement […]

Family Friendly Film Club Weekender

14 July 2011

The museum is looking forward to being part of the Family Friendly film Club Weekender this summer.  Taking place at venues across the city region from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 August, there will be lots of family friendly films and activities on offer. Friday 5 August Films, Food and Fun Join us for family friendly […]

Peterloo events

1 July 2011

The museum is hosting a series of events to commemorate the Peterloo Massacre in August. Friday 12 August 6.30pm – 9.00pm Peterloo Legacy Memorial Team invites you to the Peterloo Legacy Lecture Delivered by Tristram Hunt MP On 16 August 1819 in Manchester the Yeomanry charged on a defenceless crowd who gathered to demand a basic democratic […]

Freelance actor-educators wanted

17 June 2011

Do you have a flair for performance?  Do you enjoy working with young people? The People’s History Museum delivers an exciting programme of drama based activities for children, young people, adult learners and the public throughout the year. Performances take place in the museum’s purpose built mini-theatre which sits within the main galleries, surrounded by […]

New groups package

16 June 2011

Teas and Tours – New groups package The museum is really pleased to announce that it has just launched a new groups package.    Come and visit the People’s History Museum with your group and take advantage of our fantastic new offer! For only £6.00 per person you will receive: An informative tour of our […]

New volunteers scheme

10 June 2011

The museum is pleased to announce that it has formally launched a volunteers scheme – Volunteers In People’s History (V.I.P).  We are looking for a range of people with different experiences and skills to volunteer in the museum. There are roles available for front of house duties or within the museum’s archive.  For more information […]

Museum hosts first wedding

3 June 2011

On Monday 30 May the museum was very honoured to host its very first wedding.  The happy couple, Nick and Sarah, were really keen to hold both the ceremony and their reception at a venue that meant something to them.  Both are big fans of the museum so it was an ideal choice.  The museum […]

On the March exhibition opening

24 May 2011

A selection of images from the opening of our current exhibition ‘On the March’. The exhibition was officially opened by Jeremy Deller, Turner Prize winning artist and friend and sometime collaborator of Ed Hall’s on Friday 13 May 2011. For more information about the exhibition, see here.