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Suffragette City: People’s History Museum, Manchester

Dec 4, 2018 No Comments

A new exhibit at the People’s History Museum in Manchester offers a stark reminder of what women went through to secure the vote. 

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Represent! Historic banners, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Jan 8, 2018 Comments Off on Represent! Historic banners, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Historic banners telling the story of how people have fought for representation will be going on display this month at the People’s History Museum, as it marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act (February 6, 1918) when all men, and some women, obtained the right to vote.

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Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Sep 11, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Savage Ink looks at the development of the cartoon as an important form of visual protest and its often cruel and controversial imagery.

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Photo Gallery – Sir Ian McKellen opens Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights, People’s History Museum

Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery – Sir Ian McKellen opens Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights, People’s History Museum

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer, Chris Payne, was one of two photographers at the opening of Never Going Underground. He captured images of Sir Ian McKellen as he launched the exhibition at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge: days like these?

Aug 31, 2016 Comments Off on Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge: days like these?

In 1986, my favourite band was called Easterhouse.

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Betty Tebbs: a lifelong activist for peace, workers’ rights and equality

Jul 2, 2016 Comments Off on Betty Tebbs: a lifelong activist for peace, workers’ rights and equality

In an unassuming Manchester suburb there’s a living room with a piece of furniture you’re unlikely to find anywhere else. It’s a lamp made from a Greenham Common section of fencing. It belongs to lifelong equality activist and peace campaigner, Betty Tebbs.

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To the Banner Born: Inside the People’s History Museum

Mar 26, 2016 Comments Off on To the Banner Born: Inside the People’s History Museum

It’s a banner you wouldn’t want to argue with.

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

Jul 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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Alan Johnson talks to Northern Soul about political heroes

Jan 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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People’s History Museum, Manchester

Apr 13, 2013 Comments Off on People’s History Museum, Manchester

The People’s History Museum in its current form has been with us since February 2010, when it reopened after a £12.5 million, two and a half year refurbishment.

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