History

Mocha Parade entrance. Photo Credit: The Urban Collective

‘It’s like time stands still’ – Hanky Park estate and Mocha Parade shops are remembered in a new video blog

Capturing the history of the area you grew up in is something few people think to do, until those landmarks […]

George Langworthy (Image Credit: Mike Shapton)

“George was quite wealthy but ended up giving it all away” – incredible story of George Langworthy – ’The Salford Saint’ – told in new book

An author says he was inspired to write a book about a man dubbed the ‘Salford Saint’ after hearing his story while holidaying in the Costa Del Sol.

Begin the World Over Again (Copyright: Working Class Movement Library)

“Beginning the world over again” – New podcast discusses Working Class Movement Library’s radical collection

Salford art experts Walk the Plank have partnered with the Working Class Movement Library to launch their ‘Begin the World Over Again’ podcast.

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Local Salford Rabbi reflects on anniversary of Kristallnacht

One Salford Rabbi has spoken about the importance of Kristallnacht on its 82nd anniversary. Today marks the anniversary of Kristallnacht. […]

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Reopening of Working Class Movement Library Reading Room

A popular local reading room is reopening its doors, after spending time putting a series of additional safety measures in […]

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“We had a good deal of shelling all day. The Border Regt in reserve. An attack began shortly after 10pm […]

New Bailey Prison. treadmill punishment. Image safe for use under CC BY 4.0.

On this day: 1824 treadmill punishment introduced in Salford Prison

On this day in 1824 the treadmill punishment was introduced at New Bailey Prison Salford. Treadmill punishment also known as […]

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“Times are not so different” – exhibition in Salford celebrates historical activist

An exhibition commemorating the great work of an English born activist is currently on show at the Working Class Movement […]