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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Discovering Caribbean Family Memories: Part of the Being Human Festival

10:00 - 17:00 16 November 2019

Manchester is home to a vibrant and diverse Caribbean community and during this workshop you can discover and become the keeper of your Caribbean family memories. Family histories are not just personal histories, instead they have wider significance for our understanding of the places and communities in which we live. This event will question..

Discovering Emigrant Children

17:30 - 19:30 21 November 2019

This event offers the unique chance to learn about the 90,000 orphaned British children who forcibly emigrated from the North-West of the UK to Canada between the 1860s and 1920s, as part of a wider scheme to deal with ‘problem’ or destitute children. The North West area of the UK faced particularly acute problems of poverty and deprivati..

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