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

24th February 1968ADVERT
Umist (Barnes Wallis Building) – Abigail
24th February 1968AUDIO
CP Lee / Academy 2 (Main Debating Hall) – Abigail
24th February 1973TICKET
Free Trade Hall – Robin
24th February 1976TICKET
Free Trade Hall – Robin
24th February 1977FANZINE
Slaughter and the Dogs – Tony/Longfella
24th February 1979ADVERT
Joy Division – shivadescending
24th February 1979TICKET
Abdominal Pain / Haughton Green Youth Club – EzT
24th February 1979PHOTOGRAPH
Abdominal Pain / Haughton Green Youth Club – EzT
24th February 1979PHOTOGRAPH
Abdominal Pain / Haughton Green Youth Club – EzT
24th February 1979PHOTOGRAPH
Frantic Elevators, The Hamsters / Haughton Green Youth Club – EzT
24th February 1984FLYER
The Hacienda – dubwise-er
24th February 1989TICKET
International 1 – philallen
24th February 1990POSTER
Happy Mondays / G-MEX – BiggT1976
24th February 1990FLYER
A Guy Called Gerald, Kiss AMC, Ruthless Rap Assassins, Jon Dasilva, Jam MCs / International 2 – nickking
24th February 1994TICKET
Academy 3 (Hop & Grape) – Rod Connolly
24th February 2000POSTER
White Cube / Night And Day Cafe – paperhouse
24th February 2000FLYER
White Cube, Disco Operating System, JJ Howard / Night And Day Cafe – dave
24th February 2000TICKET
Oasis – Robin
24th February 2001FLYER
Unabombers, Kelvin Brown / The Music Box – BSL
24th February 2006TICKET
Lou Rhodes / Academy 3 (Hop & Grape) – scoot
24th February 2006FLYER
Andy Votel, Dom Thomas / Mint Lounge – pure_shaw
24th February 2008FLYER
Jason Boardman, Moonboots / Odder – Abigail
24th February 2008POSTER
Shirokuma, Caro Snatch, Valentine Records, I Lucifer / TV21 – CharlieB
24th February 2011SETLIST
The Deaf Institute – Stephen Bailey


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

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STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
PHOTOGRAPH, 1980

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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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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

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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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ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC
PHOTOGRAPH, 1950

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