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Autumn 2013

  • Family Friendly Half Term fun
  • Xmas parties @ PHM
  • PHM online shopping survey
  • New exhibition at IWM North
26 Oct - 3 Nov 2013, The Big Build Craft Table @ People's History Museum

Family Friendly Half Term fun

Imagine the sort of Manchester you'd like to live in and draw your own mini model at The Big Build craft table and artist-led session Draw Tomorrow’s Manchester.  Meet William Cuffay and find out more about the slave trade in our Living History performance Slavery & Suffrage and bring your very little ones to meet Mr Ordinary in The Little PHM story session Mr Ordinary’s Prize.  Get creative in The People’s Business exhibition and have a go at designing your own shop window display and tweet us your photos @PHMMcr.
  The Left Bank cafe bar

Xmas parties @ PHM

Planning a Christmas party?  Looking for a unique venue?  Look no further!  The Left Bank cafe bar is offering a festive package including a tasty three course meal with wine and exclusive use of the cafe bar.  Or why not hold your event in the museum’s Engine Hall, a magnificent space which is available for hire for your group.  Our in-house caterers Couture offer innovative and locally sourced, seasonal food for any event and will work with you to create exciting, bespoke menus for all occasions.

Join us as we celebrate Parliament Week with a series of events, activities and unfamiliar goings on #PHMPollFest


Visit The People’s Business exhibition with your group and enjoy a range of co-operative themed Learning sessions

PHM Shop

PHM online shopping survey

Help us shape our plans!  As the museum’s shop is growing in popularity, we get more and more enquiries for mail order items, especially for items exclusively made for the museum.  Therefore we are exploring options for an online museum shop.  We really value your feedback, so please help us shape our plans by taking a few minutes to answer our survey.  To take the survey, please follow the link below.  One lucky participant will win a PHM goody bag!
  kennardphillipps Photo Op. Collection IWM © kennardphillipps

Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War at IWM North

Just a tram ride away from PHM, visit the first major exhibition of IWM’s outstanding national contemporary art collection by some of the most significant artists exploring war and conflict today.  Explore these artistic responses ranging from the highly moving to the humorous, philosophical or outraged.  The exhibition includes work by Steve McQueen, kennardphillipps, Langlands & Bell, Miroslaw Balka, Willie Doherty, Paul Seawright, Ori Gersht, Jananne Al Ani and Edmund Clark.  #SeeArtHere