Manchester District Music Archive
is a user-led online archive established to celebrate Greater Manchester music and its social history.

We are a registered charity run by volunteers.

Est. 2003
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2016 in review

Activist/Archivist event at Peoples' History Museum. Photo: Emma Gibbs

OUR YEAR IN REVIEW

Here's our full 2016 year in review.

Thanks for all your support. We've got big plans for 2017, so watch this space.


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USER EXHIBITION
MANCHESTER ACADEMY MEMORIES: CONCERTS & CLUB LIFE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER 1963-2016 BY Abigail

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1st March 1969FLYER
The Twisted Wheel – Abigail
1st March 1972TICKET
King's Hall (Belle Vue) – dave
1st March 1972PROGRAMME
King's Hall (Belle Vue) – dave
1st March 1977FLYER
Sad Cafe / The Oaks Hotel – Robin
1st March 1977TICKET
Sad Cafe / The Oaks Hotel – OT
1st March 1981BACKSTAGE PASS
The Apollo – kifs
1st March 1981TICKET
The Apollo – Arnie
1st March 1981PRESS ARTICLE
Circus Tavern – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982FANZINE
9 Lucy Street, Trafford – Abigail
1st March 1982PRESS ARTICLE
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1982PRESS ARTICLE
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1984ARTWORK
New Order, The Smiths – WithyBlue
1st March 1985FLYER
Gags / Band On The Wall – dubwise-er
1st March 1985PHOTOGRAPH
Fictitious Names – martinisherwood
1st March 1985PRESS ARTICLE
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1985TICKET
University of Salford – WithyBlue
1st March 1985PRESS ARTICLE
The Fall, Cath Carroll – WithyBlue
1st March 1986ARTWORK
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1986TICKET
International 1 – WithyBlue
1st March 1987FLYER
Dislocation Dance / The Boardwalk – dubwise-er
1st March 1987FLYER
The Boardwalk – dubwise-er
1st March 1988ARTWORK
Joy Division – WithyBlue
1st March 1990FLYER
Fast Cars, The Change / Duke Of Wellington (Pendlebury) – foz
1st March 1990RECORD / CD
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1991FLYER
The High, Ruthless Rap Assassins, Mark Burgess, Kit / International 1 – WithyBlue
1st March 1991ADVERT
Manchester University (see Academies) – Rod Connolly
1st March 1992RECORD / CD
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 1995TICKET
Academy 2 (Main Debating Hall) – Abigail
1st March 1995TICKET
Academy 2 (Main Debating Hall) – mdma_volunteers
1st March 1999FLYER
The Fall – WithyBlue
1st March 2002FLYER
The Red House – storminateacup
1st March 2002PHOTOGRAPH
The Red House – storminateacup
1st March 2002PHOTOGRAPH
Safeguard / The Red House – storminateacup
1st March 2002PHOTOGRAPH
The Red House – storminateacup
1st March 2004TICKET
Academy 1 (Manchester Academy) – molljuk
1st March 2006PHOTOGRAPH
Sara Hawley & The Bang Bang Club / Hard Rock Cafe – transmission
1st March 2007ARTWORK
The Smiths – WithyBlue
1st March 2008ARTWORK
The Smiths – WithyBlue
1st March 2010ARTWORK
Joy Division – WithyBlue
1st March 2013ARTWORK
Ravens – CharlieB
1st March 2014PHOTOGRAPH
808 State, Biting Tongues, Homelife, Spaceheads, Part Time Heliocentric Cosmo Drama After School Club / Victoria Warehouse – graham


EXHIBITIONS

City Fun - The Hidden History of Manchester's Post-Punk Fanzines
Moss Side Stories - the Hidden History of Moss Side and Hulme Club Culture
Queer Noise - The Hidden History of Manchester's Gay Music Culture
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STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

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STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

SPUD1957ROXY
HOTLEGS
STRAWBERRY RECORDING STUDIOS
PHOTOGRAPH, 2017

PETER WADSWORTH
10CC
STRAWBERRY RECORDING STUDIOS
ARTWORK, 2017

PETER WADSWORTH
STRAWBERRY RECORDING STUDIOS
OTHER, 2017

PETER WADSWORTH
HAPPY MONDAYS, INSPIRAL CARPETS, THE STONE ROSES, DAVE HASLAM
THE HACIENDA
PRESS ARTICLE, 1990

PURE_SHAW
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1920

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ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1965

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ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
OTHER, 1985

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STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

SPUD1957ROXY
STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

SPUD1957ROXY
STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

SPUD1957ROXY
GODLEY AND CREME
STRAWBERRY RECORDING STUDIOS
PHOTOGRAPH, 2017

PETER WADSWORTH
STRAWBERRY RECORDING STUDIOS
OTHER, 2017

PETER WADSWORTH
INSPIRAL CARPETS, RUTHLESS RAP ASSASSINS
PRESS ARTICLE, 1990

PURE_SHAW
SLAUGHTER AND THE DOGS
ADVERT, 1977

SHIVADESCENDING
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1970

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ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

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THE MANCHESTER GROUP, JOHN OGDEN
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
OTHER, 1978

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