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September 2017

Cheetham Festival Family Fun Day

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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This year's Cheetham Cultural Festival promises to be the biggest and best ever and MJM will be celebrating by holding an amazing family fun day on Sunday 10th September. Come along to the museum to take part in an interactive art workshop led by local artist Mary Burke, try your hand at baking traditional Jewish treats and harness your inner adventurer at a special edition of Two-Gun Cohen's Adventure Camp playing games and making slingshots. We will also have a…

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Heritage Walk

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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Rosh Hashanah Celebration

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Join MJM and Manchester Fort to celebrate the most important time of the Jewish year. Taste traditional Jewish food, listen to an amazing Klezmer Band and take part in interactive arts and crafts activities.

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October 2017

Sukkot Family Fun Day

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Join MJM and Manchester Fort to build and decorate a full-sized Sukkah in the museum garden before enjoying the fruits of your labour with a celebration of FREE traditional Jewish food.

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Heritage Walk

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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Reading Group: The History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Reading group open to the public, led by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester) New trends in academic Holocaust studies will be presented and discussed in a friendly atmosphere. Group meetings will regularly be held at the museum and will explore representative pieces of recent scholarship on the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, which participants will be expected to have read in advance of each meeting. The meetings will be guided by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies at…

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November 2017

Rice and Spice – A Bengali Food Adventure

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Join Food Writer and Journalist Anna Kochan for an evening of food and conversation centred around the 6 months she spent volunteering with the charity Future Hope in Kolkata, India. Anna will talk about the recipe's she collected during her time in India as well as demonstrating some of her favourites and most importantly, giving you the opportunity to try them for yourself! She will also be selling signed copies of her recipe book. All proceeds from the evening will go…

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Reading Group: The History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Reading group open to the public, led by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester) New trends in academic Holocaust studies will be presented and discussed in a friendly atmosphere. Group meetings will regularly be held at the museum and will explore representative pieces of recent scholarship on the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, which participants will be expected to have read in advance of each meeting. The meetings will be guided by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies at…

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Free for Arts Festival: Fantasy, Fairytale & Dreams

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Free For Arts Festival (FFAF) is an idea that has been handed over to different Manchester collectives and welcoming local audience to experience arts for free since 2009. Art Vanguard (AV) has been offered to be the host for FFAF 2018 and would like to transform 3 central Manchester venues into the worlds of Fairytale, Dream, and Fantasy. Supporting the cooperation between different disciplines of art, AV will commission 3 new collaborative performance works to be developed by artists and…

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Reading Group: The History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Reading group open to the public, led by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester) New trends in academic Holocaust studies will be presented and discussed in a friendly atmosphere. Group meetings will regularly be held at the museum and will explore representative pieces of recent scholarship on the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, which participants will be expected to have read in advance of each meeting. The meetings will be guided by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies at…

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