MDMarchive's 'Defining Me' project in review

In September 2013 MDMarchive secured a £42,000 investment from Heritage Lottery Fund to update its website, deliver a major physical exhibition, deliver a programme of exciting events and deliver oral histories training to volunteers. Here's what happened...

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  1. A film by Mat Norman containing highlights of the Defining Me project.
  2. A wonderful event. Good to see such diverse musical communities coming together to embrace Manchester's musical legacy and take it into such a positive direction for the future. Thank you all!
  3. Nice Touch, Band on the Wall, Manchester, February 2014
  4. Nice Touch - a band of young disabled musicians perform at Band on the Wall for the closing concert.
  5. The Prospectors, Band on the Wall, Manchester, Feb 24th, 2014
  6. The Prospectors - a band of disabled musicians perform at Band on the Wall as part of the 'Defining Me' project.
  7. The Prospectors & Graham Massey: Musical Adventures In Manchester
  8. Celebrated artist Barney Doodlebug curates his own 'Defining Me' online exhibition
  9. MDMArchive goes to the British Library to discuss archiving in the digital age and the 'Defining Me' project.
  10. An MDMarchive user build his own online exhibition celebrating Manchester Musicians' Collective
  11. Manchester District Music Archive presents an intimate evening of talk, image, music and conversation with Michael Anthony Barnes-Wynters AKA Barney Doodlebug. This will be the closing event of our 'Defining Me' exhibition and will take place within The Lowry's Promenade Gallery. As an artist, designer, curator, remixer and more, Michael will be delving into his art, design and promoted nights - a special treat for fans of Sankey's, Bugged Out!, Electric Chair and more... Admission is free but spaces are limited. Please register for guest list places by emailing: info@mdmarchive.co.uk with 'BARNEY' in the subject field. (PLEASE USE THIS EXACT WORD) THIS EVENT IS FUNDED BY HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND.
  12. Preparing for the Barney Doodlebug event.
  13. Photo by Drew Forsyth: Barry Adamson, Manchester Town Hall, 2014
    Photo by Drew Forsyth: Barry Adamson, Manchester Town Hall, 2014
  14. Photo by Drew Forsyth: Dave Haslam introduces Barry Adamson, 2014
    Photo by Drew Forsyth: Dave Haslam introduces Barry Adamson, 2014
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