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Manchester Histories Festival

History runs throughout all of our lives and Manchester Histories aims to both celebrate the familiar and reveal the new and hidden histories from across Greater Manchester.

03 June - 12 June 2016

The festival takes place over 10 days with events held at a wide range of venues across Greater Manchester. The Celebration Day is a one day event on the last Saturday of the festival that is traditionally held in Manchester Town Hall and includes exhibitions, talks, film screenings, games and lots more.

Manchester Histories Festival is for people of all ages and historical experience from schoolchildren and college students to family history enthusiasts and museum curators, everyone can get involved.

MHF and other projects throughout the year provide the opportunity for everyone to learn, explore, discover, and interpret histories through music, film, debate, talks by local and national historians, performance, walking tours and lots more.

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The deadline to submit events to be part of the festival has now been extended to 5pm on Friday 26 February. To be in with the chance of getting involved see here.

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