Category Archives: events & activities

Saturday Supplement

Phew, our fun packed Manchester Modernist June, brought to you in association with the Heritage Lottery Fund, AHRC Connected Communities and The Whitworth has come to an end with today’s ‘Saturday Supplement’. We had a lovely walking tour of public

Saturday Supplement

Phew, our fun packed Manchester Modernist June, brought to you in association with the Heritage Lottery Fund, AHRC Connected Communities and The Whitworth has come to an end with today’s ‘Saturday Supplement’. We had a lovely walking tour of public

The Modernist Magazine issue #15 ‘Entertainment’

The Modernist issue #15 Well, can you believe it?  Our quarterly magazine ‘The Modernist‘ has reached issue #15. In this issue we focus on the theme of Entertainment, from cocktail parties at Patrick Gwynne’s The Homewood and cool Bluenote jazz

The Modernist Magazine issue #15 ‘Entertainment’

The Modernist issue #15 Well, can you believe it?  Our quarterly magazine ‘The Modernist‘ has reached issue #15. In this issue we focus on the theme of Entertainment, from cocktail parties at Patrick Gwynne’s The Homewood and cool Bluenote jazz

ManModSoc – a Modernist Society exhibition

ManModSoc An exhibition of archive and contemporary photographs of Manchester’s 20th century urban fabric selected from a year long programme of volunteer led activities by the Manchester Modernist Society. The exhibition is divided into four parts: Hulme; Manchester 60s &

ManModSoc – a Modernist Society exhibition

ManModSoc An exhibition of archive and contemporary photographs of Manchester’s 20th century urban fabric selected from a year long programme of volunteer led activities by the Manchester Modernist Society. The exhibition is divided into four parts: Hulme; Manchester 60s &

Modernist June

With the blue skies above us and the washing on the balcony we’ve got a lot ahead of us this June, there’s so much coming up, we need to give you advance notice, so you can get out your filofaxes, delay your

Modernist June

With the blue skies above us and the washing on the balcony we’ve got a lot ahead of us this June, there’s so much coming up, we need to give you advance notice, so you can get out your filofaxes, delay your

Birmingham Suburbs: A C20th Society North West Group event

Birmingham Suburbs  Saturday, June 20, 2015 A C20th Society North West Group event Birmingham is well known for its modernist city centre and its thorough reconstruction in the 1990s and later but perhaps less known for the remarkable concrete and

Birmingham Suburbs: A C20th Society North West Group event

Birmingham Suburbs  Saturday, June 20, 2015 A C20th Society North West Group event Birmingham is well known for its modernist city centre and its thorough reconstruction in the 1990s and later but perhaps less known for the remarkable concrete and

Blackley Crematorium Tour: 28/05/15

Blackley Crematorium Tour: 3.00 Thursday 28 May A North West C20 Regional Group informal tour Blackley Crematorium, constructed in 1959 to the designs of the Manchester City Architect Leonard C Howitt, is designated Grade II for its pioneering modern design:

Blackley Crematorium Tour: 28/05/15

Blackley Crematorium Tour: 3.00 Thursday 28 May A North West C20 Regional Group informal tour Blackley Crematorium, constructed in 1959 to the designs of the Manchester City Architect Leonard C Howitt, is designated Grade II for its pioneering modern design:

EVENT: Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure (bus tour) 16/05/15 *please note the change of date*

Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure tour Join the Manchester Modernist Society on a coach journey around Manchester’s orbital motorway looking at industrial and infrastructure buildings. We shall visit a variety of buildings led by Richard Brook – creator of the Mainstream

EVENT: Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure (bus tour) 16/05/15 *please note the change of date*

Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure tour Join the Manchester Modernist Society on a coach journey around Manchester’s orbital motorway looking at industrial and infrastructure buildings. We shall visit a variety of buildings led by Richard Brook – creator of the Mainstream

Sacred Suburbs: part 2 – the churches

Sacred Suburbs Day, 11th April 2015: the churches. Don’t forget to keep up with the Sacred Suburbs blog.

Sacred Suburbs: part 2 – the churches

Sacred Suburbs Day, 11th April 2015: the churches. Don’t forget to keep up with the Sacred Suburbs blog.

Sacred Suburbs: part 1 – the speeches

At St.Peter’s Chaplaincy, Oxford Road on 11th April, the crowd was captivated by talks from Angela Connelly, Robert Proctor, Anthony Grimshaw and Phil Griffin. Don’t forget to keep up with the Sacred Suburbs blog.  

Sacred Suburbs: part 1 – the speeches

At St.Peter’s Chaplaincy, Oxford Road on 11th April, the crowd was captivated by talks from Angela Connelly, Robert Proctor, Anthony Grimshaw and Phil Griffin. Don’t forget to keep up with the Sacred Suburbs blog.  

EVENT: Hulme film night 30/04/15

Hulme Film Night Thursday April 30th – 6.15pm until approx 8pm. As part of Manchester Modernist Society’s on-going project concentrating on the outer suburbs of Manchester we present, in association with the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University,

EVENT: Hulme film night 30/04/15

Hulme Film Night Thursday April 30th – 6.15pm until approx 8pm. As part of Manchester Modernist Society’s on-going project concentrating on the outer suburbs of Manchester we present, in association with the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University,