Imperial War Museum – Lead Partner

IWM North explores the impact of war on everyone involved, from the First World War to the present day. We bring the national collection to northern audiences and reveal the relevance of personal experiences of war and conflict to our lives today. The iconic building, innovative and dynamic exhibitions, use of digital media and public events explore how war shapes lives and inspire and encourage debate.

Manchester Museum – Lead Partner

Manchester Museum is one of the UK’s great regional museums and the country’s largest University museum. The Museum’s outstanding and comprehensive collection comprises of 4.5 million items and covers the disciplines of botany, entomology, geology, palaeontology, zoology, archaeology, egyptology, ethnography and numismatics as well as a live collection of amphibians and reptiles.


Museum of Science and Industry – Training Partner

Museum of Science and Industry’s amazing galleries and outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester’s scientific and industrial past, present and future exploring where science met industry and the modern world began.

Manchester City Galleries – Placement Partner

Manchester Art Gallery and the Gallery of Costume care for the city’s internationally renowned and designated collections of fine art, decorative art and costume.

Whitworth Art Gallery – Placement Partner

The Whitworth will reopen its doors on Saturday 25 October 2014 following a £15 million redevelopment project, that will transform the 125 year old Whitworth Art Gallery into a 21st century gallery in the park.


National Trust Dunham Massey – Placement Partner

A National Trust estate close to Altrincham, with a Georgian mansion house, deer park and beautiful seasonal gardens, telling the long history and stories of the family who lived there.

Manchester Jewish Museum – Placement Partner

The museum is located in a former Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue and is the only Jewish Museum outside of London. It is housed in the oldest surviving synagogue building in Manchester, completed in 1874.

People’s History Museum – Placement Partner

There have always been ideas worth fighting for.  Join a march through time at the People’s History Museum following Britain’s struggle for democracy over two centuries.

Ordsall Hall – Placement Partner

Salford’s Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house first recorded in 1177. It has been home to a wide range of people and families from medieval gentry, Tudor nobility to butchers, farmers and mill workers.