Over 75,000 households in the UK live in unsupported temporary accommodation; insecure and often dangerous, this housing has a drastic impact on residents’ health and wellbeing.
Not Home is a collaboration between writer Sarah Butler, the charity Justlife, and the photographer, Stephen King. The exhibition includes a collection of portraits made with people living in unsupported temporary accommodation in Manchester, along with first hand accounts of their experiences.
You can also explore a new novella Not Home, The Truth Told By Tenants, written by Sarah Butler in conversation with residents, following the lives of six people living in a rundown Manchester bed & breakfast. The book is available to download from Justlife’s website. For a physical copy, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suitable for 11+
The museum is free to enter with a suggested donation of £5
Part of PHM’s year long programme exploring the past, present and future of protest, marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester; a major event in Manchester’s history, and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy. Following an open call for submissions, the 2019 community exhibition programme was selected by a panel of museum staff and members of a cross section of community groups.