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Manchester Science Festival: Sci-Fi and STEM Fems

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Manchester Science Festival: Sci-Fi and STEM Fems

The Manchester Science Festival is like an experiment in itself, bringing together different elements and seeing how they react.

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British Drawing Pencils

A Taste of the HB Source: Inside the Cumberland Pencil Museum

October 4, 2015 1 Comment

It was summer’s end. Across the land, shop-fresh school shirts were being slipped from the cellophane and given an inaugural airing in public.

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The Study Manchester Museum Share cabinet

The Study at Manchester Museum: Learning, but not as know it

September 26, 2015 Comments Off on The Study at Manchester Museum: Learning, but not as know it

“We’re never not learning.”

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Daedric Armor Cosplayer at PLAY it! Gaming event, at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester

Review: PLAY it! Manchester, MOSI

July 28, 2015 Comments Off on Review: PLAY it! Manchester, MOSI

Back in the late 90s I was stuck on a level of Tomb Raider.

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Simon Roberts, Brokers with hands on their faces, 2007 – 2011 (Digital collage)

Review: Show Me the Money, People’s History Museum

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Show Me the Money, People’s History Museum

‘O Vanity of Age’ – the first line under the first plate of A Rake’s Progress, Hogarth’s genre-defining etchings – kicks off Show Me the Money.

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Sea Life by Chris Payne

Sea Life: fishy fun for all the family

May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Sea Life: fishy fun for all the family

It’s good to make time for educational and life-enhancing experiences.

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Jon Snow opens Election! Britain Votes

Election! Britain Votes at The People’s History Museum, Manchester

February 25, 2015 Comments Off on Election! Britain Votes at The People’s History Museum, Manchester

In the run up to the General Election, the People’s History History Museum in Manchester is hosting a ground-breaking exhibition, Election! Britain Votes.

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Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson talks to Northern Soul about political heroes

January 12, 2015 Comments Off on Alan Johnson talks to Northern Soul about political heroes

Alan Johnson is not your run-of-the-mill politician.

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IWM

Behind The Scenes at the Imperial War Museum North

November 1, 2014 Comments Off on Behind The Scenes at the Imperial War Museum North

The First World War is a conflict which has remained rooted in our collective consciousness.

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The British Lawnmower Museum

The Turf of a Nation: Inside the British Lawnmower Museum

September 29, 2014 Comments Off on The Turf of a Nation: Inside the British Lawnmower Museum

It was a fine Sunday morning. As I peered out of the bedroom window at the sun-dipped street, I could sense that the neighbourhood was already in its joggy bottoms, easing into a wash-worn T-shirt, ready to take on the tasks of the day.

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