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Aftermath: 100 years of creativity from conflict

7 February - 29 June 2014

How remarkable is it that, throughout our shared history, some people have been inspired to answer the worst examples of man’s inhumanity with acts of compassion and creativity? Aftermath…

Bus Stop Stories

20 February - 22 June 2014

At the start of 2013, John Shinnick, a Manchester photographer, set out to document the people using a local, city centre bus stop; a quiet stop were people rarely alight. The people…

Fragmentary Ancestors: Figurines from Koma Land, Ghana

25 October 2013 - 4 May 2014

This exhibition at Manchester Museum is the first ever officially approved showing of clay figurines made by a previously little understood people in Koma Land in Ghana in West Africa.…

From the War of Nature

11 April - 31 August 2014

Manchester Museum new exhibition. Boxing hares, burrowing parasites, baby birds and prowling wolves are just some of the characters appearing in this story of predation, competition,…

Grumbold’s Dragon Egg Hunt

7 - 27 April 2014

Grumbold’s friends have been to visit him at the Library, but they’re a messy bunch and have left their dragon eggs all over the place. Can you find them all before they hatch?

The Space Between: exhibition of artworks by Anthony McCarthy

27 February - 3 August 2014

The concept for the exhibition began as artist, Anthony McCarthy, walked along Chapel Street in Salford heading towards Manchester and The John Rylands Library. Armed with pencil,…

UMASS Exam Preparation Podcast Series

14 April - 9 May 2014

We will be running an Exam Preparation Podcast series which will take place over a month. Each week will explore a new topic around exam preparation, and every day there will be new…

Whitworth Art Gallery closure for major development work

2 September 2013 - 24 October 2014

The Whitworth has now closed in order to carry out major development work, transforming the Gallery into a new 21st century Gallery in the Park, extending and doubling the size of the…

Epithelial plasticity in development and disease

13:00 - 14:00 22 April 2014

This seminar is part of the Tissue Systems seminar series. …

Mars Exploration - 22-25 Apr

11:00 22 - 16:00 25 April 2014

Become a Martian for the day and take part in some hands on experiments. Explore the surface of Mars, discover more about the largest volcano in the solar system and investigate if…

North West Gender Conference 2014: 'Constructions of Gender in Research’

22 April 2014

We intend to host a truly interdisciplinary conference, inviting delegates and speakers from a range of disciplines which explore gender in some way. The one day conference will bring…

Biological hydrogels - from supramolecular organization and dynamics to biological function

12:00 - 13:00 23 April 2014

This is part of the FLS Special Seminar Series. Nature has evolved complex materials that are exquisitely designed to perform specific functions. Certain proteins and glycans self-organize…

Black Box Theatre Company present Romeo and Juliet

13:00 - 15:30 23 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Black Box Theatre Company Presents: Romeo and Juliet

19:00 - 21:30 23 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Shakespeare 450

14:00 - 15:00 23 April 2014

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. Shakespeare is 450 today (and not looking bad for it!). Join us to get close to examples of the work of this genius playwright

Using global analyses to understand glomerular function

13:00 - 14:00 23 April 2014

Physiology and Pharmacology Seminar Series 2014

Black Box Theatre Company presents: Romeo and Juliet

10:00 - 12:30 24 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Black Box Theatre Company presents: Romeo and Juliet

14:00 - 16:30 24 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Regulation of inflammatory responses by sialic acid binding lg-like lectins (siglecs)

17:00 24 April 2014

(FLS) Greater Manchester Immunology Group Seminar Series

Rylands Gallery: Bitesize talk

12:30 - 13:00 24 April 2014

Drop in for this 15 minute chance to find out more about one of the new displays in the Rylands Gallery.

Black Box Theatre Comnay presents: Romeo and Juliet

10:00 - 12:30 25 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Explorer tour

15:00 - 16:00 25 April 2014

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. We plan to run additional events like this in the near future. Please email or ring us so we can get in touch when these events are arranged.…

Magic Carpet

10:30 - 12:30 25 April 2014

Magic Carpet Fri 25 April,10.30-11.30 & 11.30 – 12.30 Story making and activity sessions. For toddlers up to 5yrs and their families/carers (Young babies welcome with older siblings)…

Big Saturday: Plants, Poisons, Platypuses

11:00 - 16:00 26 April 2014

Come along and bring all the family to a day of discovery. Find out more about the adaptations and characteristics plants and animals use to survive and how humans have learned from…

Here be Dragons!

12:00 - 13:00 26 April 2014

The walls and ceilings of the Library are full of strange and mysterious creatures – join our tour to seek them out! This tour is most suitable for families with children aged 5-10.

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