Headline News – The Manchester Guardian!

  • DATE

    12 June 2021

  • TIME

    12:00 am to 12:00 am

  • AGES

    All ages welcome


    The John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Did you know the Guardian originated in Manchester over 200 years ago?

The John Rylands Research Institute and Library is the proud keeper of the Manchester Guardian archive, which includes documents relating to the founding of the paper and the aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre and papers relating to key Guardian editors like Charles Prestwich Scott (1846-1932).

During Manchester’s Festival of Libraries, discover more about the intriguing history of the Guardian newspaper born right here in the City. In short online films, join Rylands curator Janette Martin as she reveals a variety of fascinating stories held within our collections and an insight in to the people behind them.


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