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Celebrate bygone Manchester

18 Mar 2014

City’s history festival returns, with University hosting a range of fascinating events

Roman object handling at Manchester Museum

Manchester Histories Festival is back to celebrate the familiar and reveal the hidden histories across our city.

The University is a principal partner in the festival, which runs 21-30 March and includes more than 160 events including ‘Manchester: a personal history’ featuring our Professor of Public History Michael Wood in conversation.

For children there’s the I HEART MCR Big Saturday and Roman Object Handling at Manchester Museum.

For grown ups there’s the chance to see historians turn comedians for one night only at a special Bright Club, the 120 years of fighting cancer in Manchester walking tour, the Romans in Ancient Worlds Tour, Roman and Dark Age Manchester Showcase Seminar and Godlee Observatory tours.

For full listings, dates, times and booking information see: