Manchester Jewish Museum

Manchester Jewish Museum
190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 8LW
  • Telephone 0161 834 9879
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  • Website www.manchesterjewishmuseum.com
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You'll find Manchester Jewish Museum in a former Spanish and Portuguese synagogue. The museum tells the stories, history and heritage of Jewish people of the area, via a collection of items.

Located in the city centre, Manchester Jewish Museum is a short walk from both Victoria Station and Fort Shopping Centre. The closest train and metrolink stops are Victoria Station, while the nearest bus stop is on Corporation Street. Free on-street parking is available around the building, or there is more at the Fort Shopping Centre car park.

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Foodie Group: Aubergines & Sephardi Cooking

We love aubergines – they're delicious fried, baked, stewed and roasted! This squeaky skinned ingredient can be made into a remarkable array of textures and can be combined with so many foods to create mouth-watering flavour combinations. For our February Foodie Group cooking workshop we will be exploring the history of…

Fri 25 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 11:30 – 13:30

Foodie Group: Persian Purim Cookies

For the month of Purim we will be baking our own Persian Purim cookies as well as making our own alcohol free Pomegranate cocktails and exploring other Purim traditions. Persian Purim Cookies, called 'Nanbrangi' or sometimes 'Naan Berenji' are a Persian biscuit tipped with poppy seeds and traditionally eaten for Purim, or…

Fri 25 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 11:30 – 13:30

Half Term Baking: Hamantaschen

Roll up your sleeves and dust off your rolling pin and join us in making hamantaschen! As the March festival of Purim approaches we will be baking these sweet or savoury treats, traditionally eaten at Purim. These tiny pastry triangles are packed full of flavour and we will have a range of different fillings you can use.

Wed 23 Feb

£4–£6 / 0161 834 9879

Half Term Baking: Spiced Winter Challah

Roll up your sleeves and join in our Challah baking workshop with a seasonal twist. We'll be adding in spices and dried fruits to give your tastebuds a boost in the winter! In the workshop you will be baking Challah bread – a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish bread that is braided and traditionally eaten on ceremonial…

Mon 21 Feb

£4–£6 / 0161 834 9879

Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO: Musicians of Jewish Origin

From Gershwin to Winehouse, Bacharach to Dylan. MOJO is a foot tapping, witty, joyful exploration of some of the best loved hits written by Jewish songwriters. The new sell out show from internationally renowned singer and pianist Jeremy Sassoon. MOJO is a journey through some of the best loved hits written by Musicians…

Sun 20 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Manchester Baroque presents Intimate Notes: Upbeat

Join us for an evening of intimate eighteenth-century music in the historic setting of our 1874 Synagogue, as Manchester Baroque recapture the essence of our past - with a flavour of Jewish cultural history. Explore the captivating sounds of the Baroque Violin, Baroque Flute, Baroque Cello and Harpsichord, through…

Thu 10 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Manchester Jewish Museum Song-Writing Group

Do you have a passion for music? Do you like the idea of writing your own songs? Do you like being part of group and expressing yourself? Manchester Jewish Museum's song-writing group meets monthly to create new music inspired by the themes and stories in our collection and by the artists and events in our creative…

Wed 16 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Manchester Jewish Museum Song-Writing Group

Do you have a passion for music? Do you like the idea of writing your own songs? Do you like being part of group and expressing yourself? Manchester Jewish Museum's song-writing group meets monthly to create new music inspired by the themes and stories in our collection and by the artists and events in our creative…

Wed 23 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Noga Ritter Trio

Israel born singer-songwriter Noga Ritter and her trio bring their genre-blending music to Manchester for the first time, fusing Hebrew Jazz with global grooves for an electric and soulful musical experience. In her eclectic music and performance Noga brings back Hebrew to its original nomad context, mixing influences…

Thu 3 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Vessels of Song: Journeys into the world of Klezmer

'Klezmer…klei zemer…vessel of song' The music of Klezmer was nearly lost to history: a whole musical heritage of mostly Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazi Jews carrying generations of culture and tradition. The musicians who crossed borders and travelled cultures, carrying their music with them, were the 'vessels of song'. Two…

Thu 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 9879

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Zine-Making with Seleena Laverne Daye

We're getting into the Zine Zone ready for February half term! Work with guest artist Seleena Laverne Date to create your very own Zine that celebrates who you are. But what is a Zine? Zine's are usually small, independent magazines filled with art and words by anyone who has something to say and share. They're about…

Sun 20 Feb

£4–£6 / 0161 834 9879

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