We are creating an archive…but exactly what does that mean?

What Awaits You in the MRSN Archives I’m an archivist so I know I’m biased but archives really are wonderful. They tell all kinds of incredible stories and evidence so much of our cultures, businesses, heritage and lives. However, some stories are more extraordinary than others. Some archives tell the stories of incredible ideas and […]


Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) does exactly “what it says on the tin”.

Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) does exactly “what it says on the tin”. MRSN is a Manchester based organisation that connects and supports local refugee communities. They provide advice, support, and space for refugees and asylum seekers to discuss their challenges, share information and seek resolutions autonomously within UK law and governance. They’ve been doing […]


Picture of the week

Picture of the week. This photograph was taken at one of our first Refugee Cultural Festivals at the Friend’s Meeting House…but who are the Chilean Dancers. Were you one of them? or were you there? If so, do get in touch. We’d love to hear from you. Bill  


From the Archives…Our Archive Team’s New Blog

Our Archive volunteer’s new blog post on her work on the MRSN archive at Manchester Central Library. Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) does exactly “what it says on the tin”. MRSN is a Manchester based organisation that connects and supports local refugee communities. They provide advice, support, and space for refugees and asylum seekers to discuss […]


Picture of the week

From now, until the end of the Heritage Project, we will be running a picture of the week feature. In our growing archive we have hundreds of pictures, but we don’t always know where and when they were taken, or who is in them! These guys will all be in their twenties now! It was taken […]


Refugee Cultural Festival

On Saturday 18th June at Manchester Art Gallery MRSN held a special Refugee Cultural Festival. This event was part of the MRSN Heritage Project and aimed to help people from across the city to focus on the history of MRSN during Refugee Week. There were a number of exciting acts and performances; including Neda Naser, […]


MRSN Heritage

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