The Friends of the Manchester Centre for Regional History bring together individuals and organisations keen to share and develop their knowledge of the history of Manchester and its region. The talks take place monthly on Wednesdays at 6.30pm in room 307 of the Geoffrey Manton building, Rosamond Street West, M15 6LL.
Wednesday 18 October 2017
The Ruined Remains of War: The Military Heritage of Morecambe Bay
Dr Sam Edwards and Dr Ben Edwards
Wednesday 15 November 2017
A guided walk around the Manchester Peace Trail
Meet Time: 1.45pm for 2pm start at Victoria Station under the tiled map.
Finish: 3.30pm at HOME.
Wednesday 13 December 2017
Making the country house comfortable: consumption, convenience and consolation in Georgian England
Prof Jon Stobart
Wednesday 17 January 2018
Manchester’s Worst Female Criminals 1800 – 1920
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Edwardian motoring, the English and nationalism
Dr Craig Horner
Wednesday 14 March 2018
“More Than Might Have Been Reasonably Expected”: The Early Years of the Hulme Hippodrome
Dr Victoria Garlick
Wednesday 11 April 2018
The long trousers of manhood: working-class boys and fashion in the interwar years
Prof Melanie Tebbutt