What environmental impact are we having on the world? Discover what’s at stake with climate change and meet the people who are trying to change things.
All day at PHM we’re encouraging creative disobedience; the art of unusual acts of mischievous protesting. Visitors are encouraged to engage in craftivism and playful protest, through ping pong, hula hooping and drawing with chalk on the floor!
Creative activities for all ages will transform even the youngest visitors into mini activists for the day as we work together to save the planet:
PHM offers an inclusive space for all abilities. Special educational needs and disability (SEND) requirements will be a key provision throughout the day:
Family Friendly event, suitable for all ages
No booking required, drop in event
The Left Bank cafe bar are making the day a Meat Free Sunday, and their food offer will all be plant based. Visitors are always welcome to bring their own reusable coffee cups to enjoy a hot drink, and free water is offered all day as usual.
Part of PHM’s year long programme exploring the past, present and future of protest, marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre; a major event in Manchester’s history, and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy.
THE PORTICO LIBRARY
Friday 4 October to Saturday 21 December 2019
Recent studies show that two thirds of UK adults feel they have ‘lost touch with nature’ and our vocabulary to describe it is diminishing.
Second Nature brings together historic literature and artefacts, up-to-date research and new works by contemporary artists and young people to ask what we mean by ‘natural’ and ‘unnatural’ today and how these terms have been used throughout the modern age.