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December 2018

Be a part of building our Big Burnage Lego Street Map!

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Be a part of building our Big Burnage Lego Street Map! As part of our “Burnage: A Place Called Home” Heritage Lottery project, we’re inviting Burnage residents to come along and add a brick (or two, or three!) to our Big Burnage Lego Street Map on Saturday 8th December between 2.00 – 4.00pm. This unique lego map will be featured in a stop motion film and will be displayed at our final exhibition in Manchester Library in Spring 2020. Come…

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Local History Sessions with Dr. Charlotte Wildman

December 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Join us at Burnage Library as we welcome Dr. Charlotte Wildman from Manchester University for a series of discussions on housing in Manchester.

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Westcroft Sessions with Dr. Charlotte Wildman

December 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Westcroft Centre, Westcroft Road
Manchester, M20 6EF United Kingdom
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We're welcoming Dr. Charlotte Wildman from Manchester University to the Westcroft Centre, Westcroft Road, to explore and discuss the reasons behind the development of the local housing estates, along with the changing experience of home life in these new houses. The sessions are free and all are welcome to join us.

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January 2019

Champions’ visit to Archives+

January 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Archives+ at Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square
Manchester, M2 5PD United Kingdom
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Our volunteer champions will be visiting Archives+ to explore archival materials on the housing estates in Burnage. We've selected an array of items for them to look at including Minutes of the Manchester Housing Committee and Street Directories listing the estate's first inhabitants. Fancy volunteering and helping us research the estate's history? While there are no places remaining for this visit we are always looking for new volunteers: drop us an email at contact@burnagehome.co.uk or call in to Burnage Library…

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February 2019

World Premiere of the Big Burnage Lego Build Film

February 16, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Come along to the WORLD PREMIERE screening of the Big Burnage Lego Build film! Kick off the half-term and join us at Burnage Library for some popcorn on Saturday 16th February at 4:30. See if you can spot your street being built – in Lego! All Welcome.

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POSTPONED : An Introduction to Oral History

February 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Our apologies for the late postponement of this session, but we will rearrange for the near future. Join us at Burnage Library as we look at the techniques used to record the stories of local people.

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Build your house of the future in Lego!

February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Design and build your house of the future in Lego! 100 years ago Manchester Corporation houses on  the Burnage and Kingway estates were modern, light filled designs powered by electricity and gas. Come along and help us build a 21st Century Burnage street in Lego. How will your house look? Who will be living there? What rooms will they need? How will it be powered? FREE. All Welcome!

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Talk : From Fields and Farms to Homes for Heroes

February 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1EW United Kingdom
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Want to learn more about how and why the housing estates in Burnage were built? Join us for an introductory talk on the development of area with our Project Officer John McCrory.

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May 2019

Drop-in on Lunch Club at Community Centre

May 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Burnage Community Centre, Burnage Community Centre, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1TA United Kingdom
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We'll be visiting the lunch club to talk to members, inviting them to our Coffee Morning the following week to share their memories of the Community Centre.

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Coffee Morning memory session at Community Centre

May 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Burnage Community Centre, Burnage Community Centre, Burnage Lane
Manchester, M19 1TA United Kingdom
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Coffee Morning memory session at Community Centre - join us to help gather memories, scan in photos and documents.  

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