History Talk, Thurs 7th Oct 1.30pm – “Mrs Gaskell goes shopping”

Dear all Here is the link for the next CGN History talk on Thursday 7th October at 1.30pm . Anthony Burton will be talking on ‘Mrs Gaskell goes shopping ‘ which will focus on Manchester shops as revealed in the letters of Elizabeth Gaskell . Elizabeth Gaskell’s letters, which reveal so much of her life,Continue reading History Talk, Thurs 7th Oct 1.30pm – “Mrs Gaskell goes shopping”

Let´s Dance: The Imagination Museum 

 Message from Maria at the Manchester Museum I have sent the new dates for the online Let´s Dance sessions with all the participants.  Here they are -Thursday 23 September, 10:45am-12pm -Thursday 30 September, 10:45am-12pm -Thursday 7 October, 10:45am-12pm -Thursday 14 October, 10:45am-12pm -Thursday 21 October, 10:45am-12pm -Thursday 28 October, 10:45am-12pm  They can attend as many sessions as they want, don´t have to commit toContinue reading Let´s Dance: The Imagination Museum 

History Talk, Thurs July 1st 1.30pm

Dear All Here is the link for this Thursday’s history talk by Diana Leitch at 1.30pm . The topic is the history and science of prosthetic limbs so it should be really interesting , and Diana is an excellent speaker .Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/89747441731?pwd=UnlnR1g5bXlMVTZqeUJhZ1VxM0loZz09 Meeting ID: 897 4744 1731Passcode: 180578 Please remember to mute yourself soon afterContinue reading History Talk, Thurs July 1st 1.30pm

Next History Talk: the History and Science of prosthetic limbs, Diana Leitch

The next Chorlton Good Neighbours History talk will be on Thursday 1st July at 1.30pm. Our excellent speaker Diana Leitch will be talking about the History and Science of prosthetic limbs, from Egyptian times up to modern day, including some unusual and fashionable examples. The work of NW orthopaedic surgeons is described, as well as recent feats ofContinue reading Next History Talk: the History and Science of prosthetic limbs, Diana Leitch

Let’s Dance

As part of The University of Manchester’s Community Festival 2021  invite you to join  Manchester Museum for Let’s Dance… Friday 18 June, 2-2:45pm Let’s Dance: A dance programme for Museum Movers of all abilities We believe that there is no ‘right’ way to dance and that everyone can enjoy and benefit from dance. Dance at any age isContinue reading Let’s Dance

History talk – three Manchester botanists, Thurs 3rd June 1.30pm

Here is the link to the  Thursday 3rd June History talk, by Rachel Webster, Curator of Botany at the Manchester Museum. Rachel will give a virtual tour around the Museum´s Herbarium and will talk about the “three Manchester botanists” Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87883623103?pwd=dC9lNjZxR1p2VWJURTNjelFrVHZZQT09 Meeting ID: 878 8362 3103 Passcode: 013263 This is the second ofContinue reading History talk – three Manchester botanists, Thurs 3rd June 1.30pm

Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer

Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer The three care groups Didsbury Good Neighbours, Chorlton Good Neighbours and Assist (Fallowfield) have been jointly awarded some Covid Impact funding.  Part of the funding is to create and oversee a digital inclusion project to support older South Manchester residents to engage more confidently with technology in particular, computers, smartContinue reading Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer