People’s History Museum will close on Sunday 31 December 2023 and re-open on Thursday 1 February 2024 so that it can carry out further work as part of the Welcome Project at PHM, which stems from the museum’s vision to be an exemplar for accessibility.Find out more
Join Over Here Zine Fest for a day of workshops, talks and stalls, with zine makers, artists, writers and activists.
Enjoy kids’ lunch at Open Kitchen including £2.50 sandwiches, £3.00 pasta, and £3.50 pizza.
This event showcases the work of creatives from the global majority; Black, Asian and People of Colour. The aim is to build self-sustaining alternative models for publishing, art, activism, and collaboration in our communities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
11.00am – 12.00pm:
Peculiar Portraits with Alison Erika Forde (and family)
Let your imagination flow and your silly side show, creating mixed media Peculiar Portraits from all sorts of collage papers and stamps!
Suitable for all ages (under 12s must have an accompanying adult).
12.30pm – 1.30pm:
Mindfulness & Poetry with Radhaika Kapur
A relaxed workshop where you can participate in two grounding exercises, reading inspiring poetry exploring the senses, and write your own short piece about a vivid memory.
Suitable for 14+
2.00pm – 3.15pm:
Protest Poster Making with Dal Kalur and PHM
Come and have a sneak peek at some posters in PHM’s collection, ahead of their major poster exhibition next year. Discuss the posters and techniques used to make them, before designing your own protest poster.
Suitable for age 14+ (mentions of colonialism and racism within the posters).
All workshops are free to attend, on a first come, first served basis. Priority for attendees who are from the global majority.
Organised by a group of people identifying as QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour) from Manchester.
Family Friendly event, suitable for a range of ages – see workshop details above (under 18s must have an accompanying adult).
Walk-ins also welcome!