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John Madin Exhibition

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

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

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Manchester Modernist Membership

Manchester Modernist Society Honorary Membership We have a membership scheme for our supporters and friends so that you can join in and play a bigger part in the Manchester Modernist programme. Not only will you get our beautiful badge, we

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Manchester Modernist Membership

Manchester Modernist Society Honorary Membership We have a membership scheme for our supporters and friends so that you can join in and play a bigger part in the Manchester Modernist programme. Not only will you get our beautiful badge, we

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The Toastrack, Manchester

Launch Invitation- Toastrack and The Modernist Magazine

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

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

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The Bolton Architect that built Los Angeles – an illustrated talk

Lancashire to LA: the Legacy of John Parkinson, Bolton Architect. An illustrated talk with Jamie Tyan-Ainslie: independent researcher. Tuesday march 25th – 7pm A joint event with the Victorian Society (Manchester Group)  Los Angeles City Hall John Parkinson (1861-1935) was

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The Bolton Architect that built Los Angeles – an illustrated talk

Lancashire to LA: the Legacy of John Parkinson, Bolton Architect. An illustrated talk with Jamie Tyan-Ainslie: independent researcher. Tuesday march 25th – 7pm A joint event with the Victorian Society (Manchester Group)  Los Angeles City Hall John Parkinson (1861-1935) was

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The Modernist Mag has had a revamp

the modernist has had a revamp    The Modernist, our quarterly magazine about twentieth century architecture and design, is published in Manchester as an offshoot of the Manchester Modernist Society. The magazine has a wide remit and often covers international

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The Modernist Mag has had a revamp

the modernist has had a revamp    The Modernist, our quarterly magazine about twentieth century architecture and design, is published in Manchester as an offshoot of the Manchester Modernist Society. The magazine has a wide remit and often covers international

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Metro Modern – our new guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture

Metro Modern, our new free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture will be launched on Saturday 26th of October 2013. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or

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Metro Modern – our new guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture

Metro Modern, our new free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture will be launched on Saturday 26th of October 2013. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or

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Manchester Modernists at the Manchester Weekender

What is a City but the People? Archive Film and Walking Tour Saturday 12th October 2013 The film A City Speaks is a 1947 production by the documentary film maker Paul Rotha, and was Manchester City Council’s post-war announcement for

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Manchester Modernists at the Manchester Weekender

What is a City but the People? Archive Film and Walking Tour Saturday 12th October 2013 The film A City Speaks is a 1947 production by the documentary film maker Paul Rotha, and was Manchester City Council’s post-war announcement for

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Steel City – David Mellor and Sheffield – our day out

                       A selection of images from our visit to the David Mellor factory, his former home at Park Lane and the Arts Tower sheffield 17.08.13. Download notes here – David Mellor & Park Lane

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Steel City – David Mellor and Sheffield – our day out

                       A selection of images from our visit to the David Mellor factory, his former home at Park Lane and the Arts Tower sheffield 17.08.13. Download notes here – David Mellor & Park Lane

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Steel City – David Mellor and Sheffield

Join us on a special visit to the David Mellor Museum and privileged access to his modernist home The modernists take a trip … to Steel City Saturday 17th August 2013 Join us on a special bus tour to the

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Steel City – David Mellor and Sheffield

Join us on a special visit to the David Mellor Museum and privileged access to his modernist home The modernists take a trip … to Steel City Saturday 17th August 2013 Join us on a special bus tour to the