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
Charity no. 1164179

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

26th February 1981FLYER
Harlem Spirit, Steve Toon, Chris Sievey / Manchester Polytechnic Cavendish House – dubwise-er
26th February 1983POSTER
The Beguiled, The Stilettos / Avondale Recreation Centre – agboe
26th February 1983PRESS ARTICLE
Black, Eric Random, Ludus, Send No Flowers, Some Now Are – shivadescending
26th February 1983PRESS ARTICLE
Pete Shelley – KHassall
26th February 1985TICKET
The Apollo – tonea2003
26th February 1988FLYER
The Hacienda – dave
26th February 1988TICKET
The Stone Roses / International 1 – UKQuinny
26th February 1992FLYER
Tim Lennox, Luke Howard, Princess Julia / The Hacienda – Bigmouth
26th February 1993FLYER
Kitchener, Nites Of Shite, Back To The Horse, Bodybag / Red Admiral – fusered
26th February 1993PRESS ARTICLE
Isherwood, Fictitious Names, Cut (salford) – martinisherwood
26th February 1993PRESS ARTICLE
Academy 2 (Main Debating Hall) – mdma_volunteers
26th February 2006ARTWORK
Joe Ladyboy – CharlieB
26th February 2008ARTWORK
I Lucifer – CharlieB
26th February 2010FLYER
Charlies – Abigail
26th February 2010FLYER
Charlies – Abigail
26th February 2011POSTER
Wet Play DJs / Kraak Gallery – Abigail
26th February 2011PHOTOGRAPH
The Roadhouse – dconfusion
26th February 2016ARTWORK
Mickey Strangeways – CharlieB


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

SPUD1957ROXY
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

RNCMARCHIVES
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1965

RNCMARCHIVES
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
OTHER, 1985

RNCMARCHIVES
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

RNCMARCHIVES
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

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

RNCMARCHIVES
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