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Go to our new website

Well, its been a long time coming and we have been through a few incarnations but we hope that our new Modernist Society website is easier to use and better at informing you of forthcoming events and activities, as well

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Go to our new website

Well, its been a long time coming and we have been through a few incarnations but we hope that our new Modernist Society website is easier to use and better at informing you of forthcoming events and activities, as well

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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

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

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Orbital Infrastructure : Our Day Out

If you would like a copy of the tour notes you can download them here

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Orbital Infrastructure : Our Day Out

If you would like a copy of the tour notes you can download them here

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Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure – Final Itinerary – Last Chance to book

We have finally settled on an itinerary for our Orbital Infrastructure tour and this is your final chance, if you haven’t done so already, to book one of the last places on the bus. First off we will visit Hexagon House

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Manchester Modern Orbital Infrastructure – Final Itinerary – Last Chance to book

We have finally settled on an itinerary for our Orbital Infrastructure tour and this is your final chance, if you haven’t done so already, to book one of the last places on the bus. First off we will visit Hexagon House

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The Manchester Modernist Cycling Club

There seems to be a direct correlation between people who like Modernist architecture and people who like riding bicycles. Perhaps it is the ‘Less is More’ simplicity of riding a bicycle that appeals? It should come as no surprise to

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The Manchester Modernist Cycling Club

There seems to be a direct correlation between people who like Modernist architecture and people who like riding bicycles. Perhaps it is the ‘Less is More’ simplicity of riding a bicycle that appeals? It should come as no surprise to

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Manchester in a skip: part 2

Manchester in a skip Found in a skip and then added to the Eddy Rhead archive, in a carrier bag under his bed, these slide transparencies taken in Manchester, show Manchester University buildings, including the lost Maths Tower, the soon

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Manchester in a skip: part 2

Manchester in a skip Found in a skip and then added to the Eddy Rhead archive, in a carrier bag under his bed, these slide transparencies taken in Manchester, show Manchester University buildings, including the lost Maths Tower, the soon

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

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Win a The Modernist t-shirt

To celebrate the arrival of latest edition of The Modernist ‘ENGINEER’ we are giving you the opportunity to win a lovely ‘The Modernist’ t-shirt. Simply take a photograph of your new copy of ENGINEER in an exotic location. Failing that

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Win a The Modernist t-shirt

To celebrate the arrival of latest edition of The Modernist ‘ENGINEER’ we are giving you the opportunity to win a lovely ‘The Modernist’ t-shirt. Simply take a photograph of your new copy of ENGINEER in an exotic location. Failing that