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September 2016

Cookery Workshop: Challah Bread

7th September 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

Twist and scoff a tasty and traditional Challah loaf. Learn how to prepare, braid and bake this delicious Jewish bread. You'll be taught by the best; expert and local Jewish bakers Brackman's. Enjoy a Free lunch afterwards, as well as tasting your homemade creations. Bread workshop: 10-12 Free Lunch: 12-1pm All ages welcome! This event is FREE. Places are limited, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment!   **We will use Kosher suppliers and ingredients where possible. Unless specified, we are not…

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Build our ‘Story Sukkah’

7th September 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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To encourage people to get together and share stories with each other we want to provide a great, atmospheric space for them to do that so we have decided to build a “Story Sukkah” and we need your help. Our sukkah will be built by local artist and willow weaver Cherry Chung and we would like to invite you to come along and get stuck in to this fun creative process. You will learn fantastic new skills, meet new people,…

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Music Workshop: Community Sing-a-long

7th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

Come and join our MJM chorus line! Everyone is invited to come and sing your favourite tunes, with professional musician and choir master John Blaylock, and virtuoso violinist Jote Osahn. All are welcome, no singing experience necessary! This event is FREE. Follow Jote Osahn on twitter here: @JoteOsahn   This event is part of a collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre and the Creative Museums Project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Fundraising Dinner

8th September 2016 @ 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
City Centre Venue

This is Manchester Jewish Museum's inaugural fundraising event. Join us for a very special dinner, with esteemed guest speaker and museum patron, Howard Jacobson. Tickets are priced at £65 and are available individually, or as a table of ten. There will be an appeal on the night. For information or to purchase a ticket, please email RSVP@manchesterjewishmuseum.com, or call Lucy Thompson on 0161 830 1431. For more ways to support Manchester Jewish Museum, see here.

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Cheetham Festival – Family Open Day

11th September 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

  Programme of events here at MJM: Family open day for the annual Cheetham Festival. All sorts of fun, free activities including: 10-12 Music Workshop: Community Sing-a-long with professional musicians and all your favourite tunes. 12-1pm Free Lunch: Sample traditional Jewish food while enjoying storytelling and musical performances 1-2pm Cookery Workshop: Learn to make 'Jewish Penicillin' - traditional chicken soup in this fun and interactive kitchen chemistry lesson 2-4pm Music and Storytelling performances   The Cheetham Festival runs 8-11th September across…

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Amy Winehouse Tribute: My Winehouse (Doors & Bar 7:30pm)

15th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£12

  MY WINEHOUSE For one night only, your chance to hear the beautifully passionate, heart wrenching songs of the UK’s official number one tribute act to Amy Winehouse, and who is supported by the Amy Winehouse Foundation. One of this century’s truly unique and talented artists, Amy Winehouse left a musical legacy and on this night, shortly after what would have been her 33rd birthday, Manchester Jewish Museum invites the audience to celebrate the phenomenon that was, and still is,…

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Heritage Trail

25th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Step into the past with guides Merton Paul and David Jaffa and let them take you on a walking tour around the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill. Allow them to bring back to life the characters and institutions that made up this once vibrant hub of Jewish activity. You will learn how the people of this community, often refugees from Eastern Europe, strove to bring up their families, earn a living and establish themselves as part of the fabric…

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October 2016

Professor Philip Alexander: ‘Jewish Magic’

31st October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Jewish Magic illustrated by Jewish Amulets in the Rylands Library Join us on Halloween for a talk by Professor Philip Alexander on Jewish Magic. Philip Alexander is Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature at University of Manchester, where he is also Co-Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies. Entry is FREE, but please register here via Eventbrite. The bar will be open from 6:30pm, and the talk begins at 7pm.

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March 2017

Heritage Walk

March 26 @ 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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April 2017

Heritage Walk

April 23 @ 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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