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Mr Ordinary’s Prize book launch

Adam Pryce, Catherine O'Donnell & Emily Capstick, Mr Ordinary's Prize book launch

31 July 2012

On Sunday 8 July we welcomed families from all over Greater Manchester to celebrate the launch of our exciting new children’s book Mr Ordinary’s Prize as part of Manchester Children’s Book Festival.  The children and their grown ups enjoyed listening to the story, making their very own Stag, Lion and Bee puppets, printing bags and […]

Demon Drink? exhibition opens

3 July 2012

Over 120 guests enjoyed a sneak preview of the museum’s new changing exhibition, Demon Drink? Temperance and the Working Class on Thursday evening, before it opened to the public on Saturday.  In keeping with the exhibition’s subject matter, guests enjoyed temperance-friendly drinks kindly provided by The Co-operative. The museum was delighted to welcome renowned historian […]