These Workshops will led by members of Greater Manchester Network Steering Group. Please choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd preferences. You will be allocated 2 out of the 3: online booking here
- Textiles and fabrics – the magic of cotton, wool, linen and silk, and all available fibres that we might choose. Led by Bolton U3A member and accomplished crafter Mary Corcoran
- Urban drawing and photography Most of us live in or on the fringes of urban areas. Work with Tameside U3A member Catherine Freeman to develop your approaches to interpreting the industrial landscapes and townscapes on our doorsteps.
- Inventing Manchester – Explore sites, themes and resources that add to understanding the role of our engineering past, with Bury U3A member Maggy Simms
- Social and family history – Led by Jenny Carley of Chester U3A, explore the wide range of resources available to groups investigating 'ordinary' people and places
- Creative arts – Bolton U3A Chair Tony Pearson will lead discussion of how Manchester's industrial revolution has been visualised and and narrated
- Transport and social conditions – led by salford U3A members Mark Child and Anne McGarry, exploring canals, railways, factories, health
- The international dimension – Manchester's world impact will be investigated by Dr Mary Searle Chatterjee, a member of Lancaster U3A