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The Manchester Weekender, 11-14 October 2012

29 August 2012

A city’s worth of art and culture in one weekend This autumn, the Manchester Weekender returns to the city for its third year, a weekend-long snapshot of the best of the city’s art and culture.  From performance art to pop-up cinema, from music premieres to intimate gigs, from superstar authors to Britain’s best bloggers, from […]

Successful funding bid for digital collections project

9 August 2012

The museum was delighted to learn recently that we have been successful in applying for a grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund (EFCF).  The EFCF awarded a total of £389,447 to six museums to enable them to develop their collections. We were awarded £47,033 in collaboration with the Working Class Movement Library (WCML) in […]