11th September - BOOK LAUNCH: Simon Schama "The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000BCE - 1492)

altSimon Schama, distinguished historian and TV presenter, will launch his new book, ‘The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000BCE – 1492)’ at Manchester Jewish Museum in September. This will be the first volume of Schama’s definitive new history of the Jewish people and accompanies a landmark five-part primetime BBC series, written and presented by Schama this autumn.

The launch is scheduled for 7:30pm on Wednesday 11thSeptember. Tickets are £15 and will go on general sale on Monday 26thAugust, subject to availability. Priority booking will be offered to Museum ‘Best Friends’ and ‘Patrons’ from Friday 9thAugust. To book tickets call 0161 834 9879 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .