Category Archives: events & activities

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Mapping Manchester’s Cold War Tunnels: 02.10.14

Mapping Manchester’s Cold War Tunnels 2nd October 2014 This talk focuses on a massive tunnel space built in the 1950s under Manchester city centre and maps out its meanings through different periods of time and perspectives: official secrecy, technical obscurity

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Mapping Manchester’s Cold War Tunnels: 02.10.14

Mapping Manchester’s Cold War Tunnels 2nd October 2014 This talk focuses on a massive tunnel space built in the 1950s under Manchester city centre and maps out its meanings through different periods of time and perspectives: official secrecy, technical obscurity

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From the North: TV in Manchester: 04/09/14

From the North: TV in Manchester 4th September 2014 Our very own Eddy Rhead co founder and co-director of The Manchester Modernist Society hosts our third Library Live event. This talk will not focus so much on the creative output of the

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From the North: TV in Manchester: 04/09/14

From the North: TV in Manchester 4th September 2014 Our very own Eddy Rhead co founder and co-director of The Manchester Modernist Society hosts our third Library Live event. This talk will not focus so much on the creative output of the

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Twelve Views of Kensal House, documentary film screening : 07/08/14

Twelve Views of Kensal House plus Dancing in the Ruins Photo: Kensal House Day Nursery, English Heritage. Join the Manchester Modernist Society and Modernist Magazine in the second of a short season of events celebrating the publication of The Modernist issue 11 ‘Domestic’

Kensal House Day Nursery, 1937 EH

Twelve Views of Kensal House, documentary film screening : 07/08/14

Twelve Views of Kensal House plus Dancing in the Ruins Photo: Kensal House Day Nursery, English Heritage. Join the Manchester Modernist Society and Modernist Magazine in the second of a short season of events celebrating the publication of The Modernist issue 11 ‘Domestic’

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Homes for Change : 08/07/14

Homes for Change 8th July 2014 Join Manchester Modernist Society and Modernist Magazine in the first in a short season of events celebrating the publication of The Modernist issue 11 ‘Domestic’ through an exploration of the history of the home

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Homes for Change : 08/07/14

Homes for Change 8th July 2014 Join Manchester Modernist Society and Modernist Magazine in the first in a short season of events celebrating the publication of The Modernist issue 11 ‘Domestic’ through an exploration of the history of the home

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The C20 Society’s North West Group’s is touring Wigan, Ashton-in-Makerfield and St Helens : 31/05/14

The C20 Society’s North West Group’s is touring Wigan, Ashton-in-Makerfield and St Helens on Saturday, May 31, 2014. This may seem a late announcement with details but this is due partly with trying to gain access to some venues. We start at Manchester Piccadilly rail station

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The C20 Society’s North West Group’s is touring Wigan, Ashton-in-Makerfield and St Helens : 31/05/14

The C20 Society’s North West Group’s is touring Wigan, Ashton-in-Makerfield and St Helens on Saturday, May 31, 2014. This may seem a late announcement with details but this is due partly with trying to gain access to some venues. We start at Manchester Piccadilly rail station

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays pt 2 : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014  

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays pt 2 : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014  

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014 In an area typified by banal, and downright bad, commercial architecture there is one building that stands head and shoulder above

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014 In an area typified by banal, and downright bad, commercial architecture there is one building that stands head and shoulder above

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John Madin Exhibition : 10/04/14

The work of the architect John Madin came to exemplify Birmingham’s comprehensive post war city centre redevelopment. His story of how his work is viewed however is a depressingly common one. He has gone from pillar of Birmingham’s establishment, seemingly

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John Madin Exhibition : 10/04/14

The work of the architect John Madin came to exemplify Birmingham’s comprehensive post war city centre redevelopment. His story of how his work is viewed however is a depressingly common one. He has gone from pillar of Birmingham’s establishment, seemingly

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Trafford Park and Salford Quays Event

On Saturday April 26th we shall be joining our friends in the Twentieth Century Society for a walk around Salford Quays and Trafford Park. We shall start outside The Lowry Centre – a final last hurrah for Post Modernism by

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Trafford Park and Salford Quays Event

On Saturday April 26th we shall be joining our friends in the Twentieth Century Society for a walk around Salford Quays and Trafford Park. We shall start outside The Lowry Centre – a final last hurrah for Post Modernism by

The Toastrack, Manchester

Launch Invitation- Toastrack and The Modernist Magazine : 27/03/14

Launch event: Toastrack and The Modernist Magazine Thursday 27th March 2014, 6pm. FREE, booking required. Come and join the Manchester Modernist Society as we celebrate the launch of two new publications: We’re launching our new beautifully designed, limited edition print publication which delves

The Toastrack, Manchester

Launch Invitation- Toastrack and The Modernist Magazine : 27/03/14

Launch event: Toastrack and The Modernist Magazine Thursday 27th March 2014, 6pm. FREE, booking required. Come and join the Manchester Modernist Society as we celebrate the launch of two new publications: We’re launching our new beautifully designed, limited edition print publication which delves