In celebration of International Women’s Week in 6th – 12th March, the Burnage Memory Bank will be gathering women’s memories of their working lives. Stories will be displayed in the Library over March. Use the questions to start you off and write as much or as little as you like! […]

A Woman’s Work…

From the workhouse of the Chorlton Union to the largest teaching hospital in Europe, this afternoon we charted the fascinating development of Withington Hospital on Nell Lane. Beginning with a presentation on the workhouse, we looked at the utilitarian principles leading to their creation and the pioneering ‘pavillions’ designed by Thomas Worthington, […]

A Working Life at Withington Hospital

We’ve planned a number of activities for International Women’s Week here at Burnage Library, more details of which can be read on this page here. Our Turning the Page pop up festival for women features a number of free activities, which must be booked via Eventbrite, and runs from Friday 4th […]

Turning the Page – Activities for International Women’s Week