john dalton phase 1

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John Dalton in about 1964, nearing completion.

Sci-Eng50 – an exhibition celebrating 50 years of sciences at John Dalton.

Opened by Harold Wilson in December 1964, the John Dalton Building heralded the dawning of a new age of UK technology. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this landmark event, Manchester Metropolitan University, together with the Manchester Modernist Society and the North West Film Archive, brings you Sci-Eng50 – a public exhibition and programme of walking tours and film shows documenting the history of the people who helped to transform John Dalton College into a new university for the city of Manchester.

The exhibition will feature architectural models and plans of what was to become the Manchester Metropolitan University campus alongside some curious ephemera discovered in the MMU’s archives, nooks and crannies.

We will be adding to this blog in the coming weeks. Please pop in again.

The exhibition will take place at the Holden Gallery Cafe Space, Manchester Metropolitan University: 

24.10.14 – 21.11.14