Tag: The story of Manchester in 101 objects

May 24
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #22 the scientist who changed the way the world thought

Story: The End of Alchemy/Dalton’s Atomic Theory Object: The “four elements”…

May 04
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #21 mills and boom

Story: The Rise of the Cotton Industry Location: Chorlton Mills chimney on Cambridge…

Apr 12
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #19 the sermon that changed the world

Story: The Sermon That Changed the World Object: New-Church House sign Location: John…

Apr 05
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #18 the rise of radical and revolutionary politics

Story: Rise of Radical and Revolutionary Politics Object: Tom Paine’s desk Location:…

Mar 22
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #16 the campaign to abolish slavery (1)

Story: Campaign to Abolish Slavery (1) Object: Abraham Lincoln statue Location:…

Mar 22
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #15 Robert Owen, founding father of the co-operative movement

Story: The Co-operative Movement Object: Statue of Robert Owen Year: 1780s/1790s…

Mar 15
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #14 how Manchester led the world with the first man-made canal

Story: Opening of the Bridgewater Canal Object: Giants Basin Year: 1765 Location: off…

Mar 15
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #13 the Jacobite Rebellion in Manchester

Story: The Jacobite Rebellion in Manchester Object: Bonnie Prince Charlie’s “bed”…

Mar 08
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #12 the rise of the machine age

Story: The Rise of the Machine Age Object: Kay’s Flying Shuttle Year: 1733 Location:…

Mar 08
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #11 mediaeval Manchester

Story: Mediaeval Manchester Object: John Bradford plaque Year: 1555 Location:…

Mar 01
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #9 the rise of Protestantism

Story: The Rise of Protestantism Object: John Wycliffe statue Year: 1377 Location:…

Feb 22
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #8 the birth of textiles in Manchester

Story: The Birth of Textiles in Manchester Object: Edward III statue Year: 1363…

Feb 22
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #7 human rights in Manchester

Story: Magna Carta/Human Rights Object: statue of Robert de Gresley holding a copy of…

Feb 15
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #6 the rivalry between Manchester and Liverpool

Story: Manchester-Liverpool Rivalry Object: Liver Bird Location:  Vivienne…

Feb 15
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #5 the Saxons and Vikings in Manchester

This is Manchester, the world’s first modern city, the world’s first industrial city,…

Feb 08
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #4 the Romans in Manchester

This is Manchester, the world’s first modern city, the world’s first industrial city,…

Feb 08
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #3 the rise of Christianity

This is Manchester, the world’s first modern city, the world’s first industrial city,…

Feb 03
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #2 Christianity in Roman Manchester

This is Manchester, the world’s first modern city, the world’s first industrial city,…

Feb 02
The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #1 how Manchester got its name

This is Manchester, the world’s first modern city, the world’s first industrial city,…