Images of the North in the National Press

Grafters, the latest exhibition of photography curated by Ian Beesley at The People’s History Museum, opened to a chorus of stand out national media coverage. The Guardian online, Saturday Telegraph Review and Telegraph online, The Independent Magazine on Saturday as well as national photographic, museum trade and monthly lifestyle magazines have all previewed the exhibition. Fido’s campaign to get these fantastic Northern images featured in the London arts media surpassed expectations and has resulted in a bumper crop of brand new visitors to the museum. Grafters is open until 14th August at The People’s History Museum Image: Mill Girls, 1960. …

In Challenging Times we need Radical Heroes

Fido has recently started working with the People’s History Museum in Manchester and thanks to its cracking new fundraising campaign, we had all the ingredients we needed to place the museum on the national news agenda. The exhibitions team has curated a list of 100 Radical Heroes, celebrating those Great British revolutionaries whose ideas helped shape the world we live in. Here are some links to the news coverage the campaign has generated: Guardian Daily Mirror New Statesman Culture 24 Newcastle Journal Northern Soul Daily Record Inspired by the museum’s internationally recognised collections, which tell the story of British people’s …