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Sat, 24 Sept

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Prestwich Library

Eyewitnesses Say archive exhibition and illustration workshops

Join artist Bob Nutts Jr to explore the Prestwich & Whitefield Guide with Bury Archives, discovering what news and stories made headlines in the area over the past few decades.

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Eyewitnesses Say archive exhibition and illustration workshops
Eyewitnesses Say archive exhibition and illustration workshops

Time & Location

24 Sept 2022, 10:00 – 25 Sept 2022, 13:00

Prestwich Library, Longfield Centre, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AY, UK

About the event

Free event, no booking required

Over the past few months artist, Bob Nutts Jr has been researching the Prestwich & Whitefield Guide (aka The Guide) at Bury Archives, discovering what news and stories made headlines in the area over the past few decades. 

He's been interviewing the local people and creating illustrations inspired by his research which will be exhibited at Prestwich Library as The Eyewitnesses Say project over the weekend of the festival - so join him and the staff from the Bury Archives to create your own headline news in the open illustration workshops, look into the local history of the area through the archives with film readers and hear the new stories of Prestwich and Whitefield from the people who have been interviewed. 

On the 24th & 25th September we'll be running our creative workshops where you can create your own front page news and illustrations with Bob Nutts Jr at Prestwich Library. You'll also be able to look at local archives for inspiration and visit the Heritage Gallery that has been set up by the Prestwich Heritage Society.

Come on down and join in for half an hour - it's an open workshop and absolutely free.

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Saturday 10am - 2pm 

Sunday 10am - 1pm

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