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June 2016

Heritage Trail

26th June 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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John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016

27th June 2016 - 29th June 2016
John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate
Manchester, M3 3EH United Kingdom
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“The Other Within” – The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library The John Rylands Library preserves one of the world’s valuable collections of Hebrew and Jewish manuscripts and printed books. The holdings span Septuagint fragments and parchment from Qumran to the papers of Moses Gaster and Arthur Marmorstein. The Rylands Genizah and rich collections of medieval manuscript codices and early printed books are among the strengths of the collection, making the John Rylands Library an important centre…

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July 2016

In Conversation: Howard Jacobson & Sherry Ashworth

11th July 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square
Manchester, M2 7DH United Kingdom
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£5

To accompany the world premiere adaptation of his novel THE MIGHTY WALZER, join Booker prize-winning author Howard Jacobson as he talks to lecturer Sherry Ashworth about the autobiographical nature of his comic masterpiece, the drama of the 'gifted child' and how far you can ever move away from where you've come from. Celebrated novelist Jacobson has been described as "one of the funniest authors alive" and is known for writing comic novels that often revolve around the dilemmas of British Jewish…

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The Mighty Walzer Walking Tour

17th July 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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  Step into the past with Manchester Jewish Museum guides and let them take you on a walking tour from the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill to The Royal Exchange theatre. Discover the characters and institutions that once made up this vibrant hub of Jewish activity and inspired characters like the Walzers! Once the tours arrive in the building members of the Exchange's tour guide team will take over to do a 30 minute tour of the Hall and…

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The Mighty Walzer Walking Tour

21st July 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Step into the past with Manchester Jewish Museum guides and let them take you on a walking tour from the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill to The Royal Exchange theatre. Discover the characters and institutions that once made up this vibrant hub of Jewish activity and inspired characters like the Walzers! Once the tours arrive in the building members of the Exchange's tour guide team will take over to do a 30 minute tour of the Hall and Theatre…

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The Mighty Walzer Walking Tour

24th July 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Step into the past with Manchester Jewish Museum guides and let them take you on a walking tour from the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill to The Royal Exchange theatre. Discover the characters and institutions that once made up this vibrant hub of Jewish activity and inspired characters like the Walzers! Once the tours arrive in the building members of the Exchange's tour guide team will take over to do a 30 minute tour of the Hall and Theatre…

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The Mighty Walzer Walking Tour

28th July 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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  Step into the past with Manchester Jewish Museum guides and let them take you on a walking tour from the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill to The Royal Exchange theatre. Discover the characters and institutions that once made up this vibrant hub of Jewish activity and inspired characters like the Walzers! Once the tours arrive in the building members of the Exchange's tour guide team will take over to do a 30 minute tour of the Hall and…

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Heritage Trail

31st July 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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August 2016

Cookery Workshop: Delicious Desserts

17th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

Come and learn how to make traditional Jewish  desserts and tasty treats, such as rainbow hamantaschen, and enjoy scoffing the results! Stick round for a free lunch afterwards, and tell us what you want from the new MJM. Cooking Workshop: 10-12 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 supervised under the Manchester Beth…

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Storytelling Workshop

24th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

Professional actor and storyteller Robin Simpson (Coronation Street, Waterloo Road, The Archers) will take you through the creative process of storytelling. So whether you just enjoy listening to stories, or you have one (or many) to tell, there'll be something for everyone in this fun, interactive workshop that proves that storytelling is a fun skill to learn for adults and children alike. Storytelling: 10-12 Free Lunch: 12-1 All ages welcome! This event is FREE. Follow Robin Simpson on twitter here:…

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