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Programmes

 

The archive contains programmes of Founders' Days, Speech Days, Junior Prize Givings, Sixth Form Presentation Evenings, drama productions, concerts, sports events, religious services and other occasions.

 

Most of the programmes contain the names of the participants and the music programmes also include details of the music played.

 


FOUNDERS' DAYS 

 

Collection of the following prayers and readings used on Founders' Days: prayer of thanksgiving for benefcators, prayer for new benefactors, prayer for the school, the Lord's Prayer, benediction, reading from Scripture, Lesson from the Book of Ecclesiasticus Chapter 44,  

 

The Founders' Day programmes contain the names of the guest speaker and other participants.

 

There are programmes for the following years:

1911 - 1917, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1938, 1939, 1945, 1949, 1952, 1956 - 1960, 1963, 1966 - 1978, 1980 - 2015  


SPEECH DAYS 

 

Most of the Speech Day programmes contain the names of the guest speaker, the prize winners and other participants.

 

The programmes for 1990 -1993 and 1995 - 2002 also contain details of the destinations of school leavers.

 

There are programmes for the following years:

1892 [no prize winners named], 1895 [no prize winners named], 1909 - 1915, 1917, 1918, 1923, 1925 - 1939, 1940 [no prize winners named], 1943 [no prize winners named], 1945 [no prize winners named], 1946, 1951 - 1967, 1969 - 2016        

    

             

             

SIXTH FORM PRESENTATION EVENINGS

 

The programmes for the Sixth Form Presentation Evenings contain the names of the guest speaker, the prize winners and other participants.

 

There are programmes for the following years:

1996, 1998 - 2016                 

 

 


JUNIOR PRIZE GIVINGS

 

The programmes for the Junior Prize Giving are stapled, typed sheets. They contain details of prizes won by Year 7 - Year 10 pupils except for the 1977 Prize Giving when Year 8 - Year 11 pupils were present.  

 

The programme for 1977 includes the name of the guest speaker.

 

The programme for 1983 includes a loose sheet on which are written the names of the guest speaker, of the Head Girl and details of the music performed.

 

There are programmes for the following years:

1977 - 1983

                                               

           

 

DRAMA

 

The archive contains programmes for the school plays listed below.

 

Where known, the date of the production is included, otherwise the decade in which the play was produced is given.

 

The programmes contain the names of the participants. 

 

1911:    The Christmas Dream

1912:    Recitations in English and Modern Languages

1913:    Snowed up with the Duchess. 

1913:    The Masque of the Two Strangers    

1917:    Water Scenes. As the Gods Decree

1917:    The Ambition of Annabella Stordie

Undated 1910s:    Comus

 

1926:    The Dear Departed.

1926:    The Gods of the Mountain.

1926:    The Pie in the Oven

1926:    St Valentine's Day

1927:    The Chinese Lantern

1927:    Scenes from Shakespeare

1927:    Historical Play

1927:    Daddy Long Legs

1928:    The Rivals

1929:    A Pot of Broth

1929:    Gruach [sic].

1929:    The Invisible Duke

Undated 1920s:    An unnamed play about Thomas Becket

 

1930:    Much Ado About Nothing

1930:    Crabbed Youth and Age

1931:    Comus

1931:    The Deluge

1931:    Mock Trial, Rex v Hamilton

1932:    The Yellow Jacket 

1933:    Thor's Hammer

1934:    The Treasure of the Alhambra.

1934:    The Workhouse Ward.

1934:    Thirty Minutes in the Street

1934:    Medicus

1934:    In a Street.

1934:    Goldylocks and the Three Bears.

1934:    Three scenes from Alice in Wonderland

1934:    The Ballad of Young Hynd Horn

1934:    Campbell of Kilmohr

1934:    A Night of the Trojan War

1934:    The Pot of Broth

1934:    Hiawatha's Photographing

1935:    The Capture.

1935:    Joint Owners in Spain.

1935:    The Decoy

1935:    The Thrice Promised Bride

1935:    The Emperor's New Clothes

1935:    The Life that Failed

1936:    A Safety Match

1936:    The Dumb Wife of Cheapside.

1936:    Scenes from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

1937:    The Land of Heart's Desire

1937:    Fat King Melon

1937:    Wayside War

1937:    Birds of a Feather

1937:    The Six of Calais

1937:    The Reluctant Dragon

1937:    Don Quixote

1937:    El Greco

1937:    Scene from Nicholas Nickleby

1937:    Behind Your Back

1938:    Ambrose Appleton's Adventure

 

1954:    Much Ado About Nothing

1955:    The Rivals

1955:    The Knight of the Burning Pestle

1956:    Androcles and the Lion

1957:    She Stoops to Conquer

1958:    Twelfth Night

Undated 1950s:    Androcles and the Lion

 

1960:    The Critic

1960:    The Shepherds

1960:    Le jeu de l'amour et du hazard par Marivaux

1961:    As You Like It

1962:    The Would - Be Gentleman

1962:    The Princess and the Swineherd

1963:    The School for Scandal

1964:    She Stoops to Conquer

1964:    Lady Precious Stream

1967:    Passion, Poison and Petrification or The Fatal Gazogene

Undated 1960s:    Staff versus School

Undated 1960s:    It's a Duodecagonal World

Undated 1960s:    Macbeth

Undated 1960s:    The School for Scandal

 

1970:    Much Ado About Nothing

1971:    The Would - Be Gentleman

1971:    Bedknobs and Broomsticks

1973:    The Critic

1974:    Passion, Poison and Petrification

1974:    Lady Audley's Secret

1974:    The scripts of plays [unnamed] written to celebrate the school's centenary

1975:    The Tempest

1975:    The Two Worlds

1975:    The Blood Feud

1976:    A Midsummer Night's Dream

1977:    Medieval Man

1979:    The Importance of being Earnest

Undated 1970s:    The First Elizabethans

Undated 1970s:    A Manchester Day [script]

Undated 1970s:    The Stolen Prince

 

1980:    London Assurance

1980:    Of Cabbages and Kings

1981:    Upper III T Latin play, Anulus Dirus 

1981:    The Servant of Two Masters

1982:    Much Ado About Nothing

1984:    Alice in Wonderland, programme and script

1986:    Arms and the Man

1987:    The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew

1987:    The Tinder Box

1987:    Modestus et Strythio

1988:    The Six Wives of Henry VIII

1988:    A Midsummer Night's Dream

1989:    When We Are Married

1989:    Pompa Isidis

Undated 1980s:    Hobson's Choice

Undated 1980s:    Of Cabbages and Kings

Undated 1980s:    The Comedy of Errors

Undated 1980s:    A New Way to Pay Old Debts

Undated 1980s:    The Rivals

Undated 1980s:    She Stoops to Conquer

Undated 1980s:    Wild Oats

Undated 1980s:    A Christmas Carol

 

1991:    All the World's a Stage

1992:    From Shakespeare to Stepping Out

1992:    A Comedy of Errors

1992:    The Chanukah play

1994:    Encore

1997:    Oliver

1998:    A Midsummer Night's Dream

Undated 1990s:    The Servant of Two Masters

 

2001:    The Sound of Music

2002:    Pygmalion

2003:    Steel Magnolias

2003:    Hobson's Choice

2005:    Speech and Drama Evening

2007:    Dreams of Anne Frank 

2007:   The Crucible 

2008:    Speech and Drama Evening

2008:    Performing Arts Evening

2008:    The Evacuees

2008:    The Wind in the Willows

 

2010:   Preparatory Department production, In the Spotlight

2010:   Infant Department: The Shiniest Star

2011:   Preparatory Department play: A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Anderson

2012:   Sweet Charity

2013:   Urban Stage Theatre School production of Macbeth

2013:   Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

2013:   Oliver

2014:   Performing Arts Evening

2014:   Junior Performing Arts Evening

2015:   Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

2015:   Oliver Twist 

2015:   The Little Shop of Horrors

2016:   Ali Aba and the Bongo Bandits

2016:   The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

2016:   A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Anderson

 


MUSIC 

 

The arcive contains programmes for the recitals and concerts listed below.

 

Where known, the date of the recital or concert is included, otherwise the decade in which it took place is given.

 

Unless otherwise indicated, the music programmes contain details of the music played and the names of the participants.

 

1907:    Programme of Music                             

1909:    Pianoforte Recital   

                                

1910:    School Concert

1910:    Junior School Open Afternoon                           

1911:    School Concert

1911:    The Christmas Dream [no names of participants given]

1912:    School Concert  

1912:    Open Afternoon             

1913:    Junior Concert

1913:    Senior Concert

1913:    Junior School Open Afternoon [no names of participants given]

1914:    Concert

1914:    Concert

1915:    Concert

1915:    Concert

1915:    Concert

1916:    Shakespeare Tercentenary Musical Recital

 

1926:    Musical Afternoon                                 

1927:    Concert

1927:    Musical Afternoon

1928:    Concert

1928:    Junior Concert

1928:    Junior Concert

1929:    Concert

1929:    Junior Concert   

Undated 1920s:    Staff Concert   

             

1930:    Senior Concert

1930:    Music Festival

1930:    Concert

1931:    Concert

1931:    IV's and Upper IV's Music Competition

1931:    III's and Upper III's Music Competition

1931:    Staff Concert

1931:    Manchester Tuesday Mid - Day Concert

1932:    Music Competition

1932:    Music Festival

1932:    Concert

1933:    Music Competition

1933:    Music Festival                            

1934:    Concert

1934:    Music Competition : Junior School

1934:    Music Competition: Middle School

1934:    Concert

1935:    Staff Concert [no details given]

1935:    Dinner - Hour Music

1935:    Matthay School of Music Distribution of Prizes

1935:    Concert

1936:    Music Competition, Junior School        

1936:    Music Competition, Middle School      

1936:    Music Festival    

1936:    Concert

1936:    Weihnachtsfeier

1937:    Entertainment by Forms II and III

1937:    Music Festival    

1937:    Concert

1938:    Music Festival    

1938:    Concert

 

1949:    Concert

 

1958:    Bazaar Concert

 

1962:    Concert

1962:    Jockey to the Fair

1962:    Concert

1962:    Dido and Aeneas                                   

1963:    Recital

1963:    High Highlights

1965:    The Little Sweep                        

1966:    Christmas Concert

1967:    St. Ann's Carol Service

1967:    Carol Service [no names of participants given]                            

1968:    Concert

1968:    Christmas Carol Service [no names of participants given]

 

1970:    Senior Concert

1970:    Hansel and Gretel                                  

1971:    Carol Service [no names of participants given]

1972:    Broughton House Concert

1972:    Schools in Concert

1972:    Recital by Former Pupils

1972:    Senior Concert

1972:    A Short Concert

1972:    Carol Service [no names of participants given]

1973:    Concert at King's School, Macclesfield

1973:    Music for a Summer's Night

1976:    Recital

1978:    The Thursday Singers in Concert

Undated 1970s:    The Happy Prince

Undated 1970s:    School Concert 

                   

1982:    Music hath Charms

1982:    Senior Concert

1982:    Junior Concert

1982:    Concert of Music, Dance and Drama of the Sixteenth and Twentieth Centuries

1983:    Senior Concert

1983:    Junior Concert

1983:    Preparatory School Concert

1984:    Junior Concert

1984:    If Music be the Food of Love

1984:    Preparatory Department Concert                                   

1985:    Junior Concert

1986:    Senior Concert

1986:    Junior Concert

1986:    Preparatory Department Concert           

1987:    Senior Concert

1987:    Junior Concert

1988:    Preparatory Department Concert

1988:    Senior Concert

1988:    Junior Concert

1989:    Preparatory Department Concert [not all the participants are named]

1989:    Senior Concert

1989:    Junior Concert

 

1990:    Senior Concert

1990:    Junior Concert

1991:    Preparatory Department Concert

1991:    Senior Concert

1991:    Junior Concert

1992:    Preparatory Department Concert [not all the participants are named]

1992:    Senior Concert

1992:    Junior Concert

1992:    St. Ann's Carol Service [participants not named]

1992:    Carol Service [participants not named]

1993:    Preparatory Department Concert

1993:    Senior Concert

1994:    Preparatory Department Concert           

1994:    Senior Concert

1994:    Junior Concert

Undated 1990s:    Preparatory Department Concert

Undated 1990s:    Preparatory Department Concert

Undated 1990s:    Preparatory Department Concert

 

2000:    A Musical Celebration                                       

2001:    Junior Christmas Concert

2001:    Christmas Concert                     

2002:    An Evening of Performing Arts

2002:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2002:    Guys and Dolls

2002:    Christmas Concert                                 

2003:    An Evening of Performing Arts

2003:    Christmas Concert

2003:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2004:    An Evening of Performing Arts

2004:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2004:    Scrooge

2004:    Christmas Concert

2005:    Performing Arts Evening

2005:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2005:    Sweeney Todd. The Demon Barber

2006:    Strings Evening

2006:    Song Evening

2006:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2006:    Christmas Concert

2006:    The Wizard of Oz

2006:    Performing Arts Evening

2007:    Song Evening 

2007:    Performing Arts Evening

2007:    Piano Evening

2007:    Concert by the Prepartory Department 

2007:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2008:    Senior School Christmas Concert

2008:    Piano Evening

2008:    Strings Evening

2008:    St Ann's Carol Service

2008:    The Warburton Trophy Competition

2008:    Senior School Christmas Concert

2010:    Song Evening

2010:    Carols by Candlelight

2010:    Harp Recital

 

2011:   Carols by Candlelight

2011:   Warburton Trophy competition

2011:   Comenius Winter Concert

2011:   St Ann's Carol Concert

2012:   March Twilight Concert

2012:   Music Festival

2012:   Woodwind and Brass Concert

2012:   November Twilight Concert

2012:   St Ann's Carol Service

2012:   Strings Evening

2012:   Piano Evening 

2012:   A Voice for the Children

2013:   Oliver

2013:   January Twilight Concert

2013:   Senior Performing Arts Evening 

2013:   February Twilight Concert

2013:   Music Festival

2013:   May Twilight Concert

2013:   Warburton Trophy competition

2013:   St Ann's Carol Service

2013:   December Twilight Concert 

2014:   Dance Show

2014:   Spring Concert

2014:   Music Festival

2014:   March Twilight Concert

2014:   April Twilight Concert

2014:   Summer Soiree Concert

2014:   Warburton Trophy competition

2014:   St Ann's Carol Concert

2014:   December Twilight Concert 

2015:   Spring Concert including a performance of "Dido and Aeneas"

2015:   February Twilight Concert

2015:   Spring twilight concert

2015:   Summer Soiree Concert

2015:   Warburton Trophy competition

2015:   Christmas Concert

2015:   December Twilight Concert

2015:   Music Festival

2016:   Music Festival

2016:   Spring Concert

 


SPORT

 

The archive contains programmes for the sports occasions listed below.

 

Where known, the date is included, otherwise the decade in which it took place is given.

 

Unless otherwise indicated, the programmes include the names of the participants. 

 

1912:    Open Evening in the Gymnasium [names of participants not given]          

1914:    Junior School Concert and Gymnastic Display

1915:    Gymnastic Display [names of participants not given]

1917:    Gymnastic Display [names of participants not given]    

                

1927:    Demonstration of Physical Exercises [names of participants not given]

1927:    Demonstration of Primary Gymnastics and Danish Singing Games

1928:    Manchester and District Schools Netball Tournament [not all the participants are named]                                

1928:    Swimming Gala

1929:    Swimming Gala 

                         

1930:    Grand Sports Day [names of participants not given]

1931:    Swimming Gala  [names of participants not given]                       

1932:    Demonstration of Physical Exercises [names of participants not given]

1933:    Swimming Gala [not all the participants are named]                                 

1936:    Senior Final [probably a hockey tournament]                              

1937:    Drill and Gymnastic Display [names of participants not given]

1938:    Lecture and Demonstration of Recreative Physical Training for Girls and Women            

1939:    Swimming Gala 

 

1950:    Sports Day [names of participants not given]                  

1951:    Sports Day [names of participants not given]

1953:   Gymnastics and Dancing Display [names of participants not given]                      

1954:    Gymnastics and Dancing Display [names of participants not given]

1957:    Games Afternoon 

                                  

1974:    Centenary Sports Day [names of participants not given]

 

1998:    Zimbabwe Hockey Tour       

                 

2002:   Presentation of Certificates for the Junior Sports Leader Awards            

2003:  Hockey Tour of Australia, Fiji and the USA

2006:  Sports Dinner 

2006:  Gala Dinner, Manchester Town Hall. A fund raising dinner in aid of the Manchester High School for Girls Sports Complex 

2006:  The restoration of the Victoria Baths

2006:  Presentation of Certificates for the Junior Sports Leader Awards   

2007:  Victoria Baths: Open Days

 

2012:  Sports Day

2013:  Sports Day

2015:  Sports Day

 


RELIGIOUS SERVICES

 

The archive contains programmes for the religious services listed below.

 

Where known, the date of the service is included, otherwise the decade in which the service took place is given.

 

Only the main participants in the religious services are named in the programmes. 

 

1901:    Memorial Service for Queen Victoria

 

1917:    The Victoria University of Manchester Service of Commemoration of Founders' Day and Memorial Service for Members of the University who have fallen in the War

 

1924:    Thanksgiving  Service for the Jubilee of the Manchester High School for Girls

1927:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1929:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

 

1931:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1931:    The Form and Order of Service in Commemoration of the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of William Hulme

1932:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1933:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1934:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1934:    List of mourners at the Memorial Service for Miss Winifred Louise Mercier, Principal of Whitelands Training College

1934:    Divine Service in Commemoration of the Two Hundred and Fortieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Merchant Maiden Hospital, now the Edinburgh Ladies' College

1935:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1936:    Order of Procession for the Memorial Service for King George V

1936:    Memorial Service for King George V

1936:    Special Service for Members of the Secondary Schools for Girls

1937:   The Challenge of the Coronation. A Service for Secondary Schools

1937:    Memorial Service for Margaret Ashton

1938:    Order of Procession on the occasion of the Centenary of the Incorporation of the City of Manchester

1938:    The Form and Order of Service of Thanksgiving on the occasion of the Centenary of the Incorporation of the City of Manchester

1938:    Memorial Service for Margery Hillson

1939:    Memorial Service for Sara Burstall

 

1960:    Memorial Service for Agnes Bozman

1964:    Marriage service of A. J. B. M. and P. G. B. L. [Initials only given]

1964:    Memorial Service for Alderman Abraham Moss

1965:    Memorial Service for Katharine Isabel Liebert

1967:    Hymn sung at the Memorial Service for Mary McNicol

 

1971:    Memorial Service for Dorothy Lawrence Pilkington

1972:    Sermon given by the Venerable Edward F. Carpenter, Archdeacon of Westminster in Westminster Abbey on the occasion of the Service of Thanksgiving to mark the centenary of the Girls' Public Day School Trust.

1973:    Memorial Service for Francis Arthur Willink

1974:    Memorial Service for Margaret Pilkington

1974:    Sermon preached in Manchester Cathedral by the Dean of Manchester, the Very Reverend Alfred Jowett, on the occasion of the centenary of the foundation of Manchester High School for Girls

1975:    An appreciation of Miss Hannah Lister given by Miss E. M. Hurstep at the Service of Thanksgiving

1976:    Memorial Service for Mary Gavin Clarke

1978:    Programme of the Carol Service 

 

1984:    Service of Thanksgiving for the life of June Pratt

1985:    Eulogy for June Pratt, St. Chad's Church, Ladybarn

 

1998:    Memorial Service for Diana Chisholm

 

2001:    Memorial Service for Jenni Greenhough

2001:    Words spoken by Mrs Lee-Jones at the planting near the Music House of the tree to commemorate Jenni Greenhough

2002:    Commemorative Programme for Holocaust Memorial Day, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

2007:    Order of Service for the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Elizabeth Diggory, Southwark Cathedral, 18 May 2007

2007:    Address delivered at the Thanksgiving Service for the life of the Reverend Kathleen Hendry at Purley United Reformed Church, 1 October 2007

2008:    A service of thanksgiving and celebration for the life of Sunny Lowry 

2012:    Memorial Service for Gillian Hush

2015:    Memorial Service for Jessie Thompson 

            Memorial Service for Mrs Orla Kay

            Order of service for the Carol Service at St Ann's Church

 

 

 

 MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAMMES, LEAFLETS AND BOOKLETS

 

The archive also contains the programmes of and associated material of miscellaneous occasions listed below.

 

1912:    Programme for the East Putney High School Speech Day

1913:    Programme of a conference held at the school about the Christian Education of Women in India.

1913:    Ticket for a Junior School Open Afternoon

 

1920:    Programme of the school bazaar

1926:    Programme of the Manchester Civic Week

1929:    Programme and ticket for the dinner held in honour of Sara Burstall's 70 birthday

1929:    Programme, instructions and plan of the Old Girls' Association Cake and Candy Sale

 

1930:    Programme of a garden party of Manchester University held to celebrate the jubilee of the foundation of Manchester University and the 80th anniversary of the foundation of Owens College

1930:    Programme of the dinner held to celebrate the jubilee of the foundation of Manchester University and the 80th anniversary of the foundation of Owens College

1930:    Programme of the reception by the hosted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Manchester for the South East Girl Guides Association

1930:    Programme of a reception held by the Mayor of Manchester for the South East Lancashire Girl Guides Association

1930:    Programme of the dinner held in aid of the Girton College building fund

1931:    Royal Society of Teachers conditions of registration  

1931:    Programme and school prayers for the reunion of former governors, staff and pupils

1932:    Two programmes for the meeting of the Old Girls' Federation

1932:    Programme for Speech Day, Princess Mary High School, Halifax

1932:    Programme for Speech Day, Wigan Girls' High School

1933:    Statutory Rules and Orders, Education, England and Wales, Regulations for Secondary Schools 

1933:    Programme for the reunion of former governors, staff and pupils

1933:    Menu of the dinner at the reunion of the Old Girls' Federation

1933:    Prayers said the reunion of former governors, staff and pupils

1934:    Programme of events for the Jubilee of the First Old Girls' Association

1934:    Programme of the dinner for the Jubilee of the First Old Girls' Association

1934:    Prayers said at the reunion for the Jubilee of the First Old Girls' Association

1934:    Programme for the visit to Manchester of their Majesties the King and Queen on the occasion of the official opening of the Central Library

1934:    Programme of the Jubilee Dinner of the Manchester Geographical Society

1934:    Menu for an unknown occasion

1935:    Programme for the reunion of the Old Girls' Federation

1935:    Programme of the Speech Day, Bingley Grammar School for Girls

1935:    Programme of the Pendleton High School for Girls, Jubilee Commemoration 1885 - 1935 Dinner

1937:    Manchester and Salford Woman Citizen, Margaret Ashton and her Work 

1937:    Programme for the Speech Day of Grange High School for Girls

1938:    Menu and ticket for the garden fete of the Old Girls' Federation

1938:    Programme for the congregation for the conferment of honorary degrees at Manchester University

1938:    Programme for the lunch in Manchester of George VI and Queen Elizabeth

1938:    Programme for the lunch of the American ambassador, Joseph Kennedy

1939:    Notice and application form for helpers at the Bazaar organised by Manchester branch of the Old Girls' Federation

1939:    Dinner for the City of Manchester Centenary of Incorporation Commemoration by the Jewish Community

1939:    Programme for the luncheon for the visit to Manchester of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Kent

1939:    Programme for the official opening by the Duchess of Kent of the new buildings of Whalley Range High School

Undated 1930s: Secretarial Training, Loreburn College, Manchester

Undated 1930s: Instructions for using the Underwood standard typewriter

 

1945:    Menu and ticket for the dinner in honour of Miss M G Clarke

1945:    Prospectus for Highcliffe Castle, Hants and Lynton, N. Devon Children's Homes and Schools

1946:    Menu for the dinner at the reunion of the Old Girls' Federation

1949:    Menu of the reunion dinner of the Old Girls' Federation

1949:    Programme for the school bazaar held in aid of the building fund for Grangethorpe

 

1950:    Menu of the reunion dinner of the Old Girls' Federation

1953:    Menu of the reunion dinner of the Old Girls' Federation

1957:    Tickets for the school production of Androcles and the Lion

1958:    Programme of the school bazaar for the Science Development Fund

1958:    Programme for the annual general meeting of the Parent - Teacher Association

1959:    Programme of the Annual Dance organised by the Old Girls' Federation and the Parent Teacher Association

 

1960:    Menu of the lunch of the London branch of the Old Girls' Federation

1960:    Programme of the Old Girls' Federation Luncheon

1961:    Magazine: Sixth Form Opinion, Issue 2

             Magazine: Sixth Form Opinion, Issue 3

1962:    Programme of a coffee morning and bring - and - buy sale

             Magazine: Sixth Form Opinion, Issue 5

             Magazine: Sixth Form Opinion, Issue 6

             Programme for the Open Day at Broomfield

1963:    Programme of the Open Day at Broomfield

             Magazine: Sixth Form Opinion, Issue 7

1964:    Programme of the school bazaar

1964:    Programme of the lunch of the Old Girls' Federation

1964:    Notice of an address on comprehensive education given by Mr P G Mason, High Master of Manchester Grammar School

1967:    Programme of the events taking place at the Manchester High School for Girls exhibition

1968:    Programme of a social evening organised by the Parent - Teacher Association

1968:    Notice of a wine and cheese party to be organised by the Parent - Teacher Association

1969:    Programme of the events to be held on Open Day

Undated 1960s:    Programme of the music played at the school bazaar.

Undated 1960s:    Notice of a forthcoming talk organised by the Parent - Teacher Association by Miss M E Telford entitled, "From grammar school to comprehensive school"

Undated 1960s:    Women's Liberation. A magazine of articles about the history of women written by present pupils

 

1970:    Firework display ticket

1971:    Firework display poster

1971:    Poster for a Careers for Girls evening

1972:    Poster for a Careers for Women evening

1972:    Poster for a Winter Supper and concert of Victorian Ballads

1973:    Lancashire Education Committee: Admission to Secondary Schools: 1973

1973:    Leaflet for the Annual General Meeting of the Parent - Teacher Association 

1973:    Flyer for the autobiography of Dr Mary G Clarke, A Short Life of Ninety Years  

1974:    Programmes for the Centenary Garden Party

1974:    Programmes for the Centenary Dinner Dance

1974:    Centenary Dinner Dance ticket

1974:    Description of the Centenary Garden Party

1974:    Menu for the Founders' Day lunch

1975:    Independent Schools Information Service: If the Grant Goes

1977:    Programme for the Jubilee Ball held to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee

1977:    Ticket for the Jubilee Ball held to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee

Undated 1970s:   notice of a Sherry Evening organised by the Parent Teacher Association

 

1980:    Ticket for a coffee morning

1980:    Programme for an Indian Evening

1980:    UCCA admissions

1981:    Open Day

1982:    Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Parent - Teacher Association and Annual Report

1982:    Programme for the Parent - Teacher Association Gala Dinner

1982:    Leaflet for the Pankhurst Appeal

1983:    Programmes for the Elizabethan Banquet, Entertainment and Fair

1983:    Elizabethan Fayre: cookery book of Elizabethan recipes

1983:    Programme for the Christmas Celebration

1984:    Programme for the Grangethorpe Gaudy

1984:    An architectural guide to the new Music House

             Menu of a meeting of the Lakeside Society of the Old Girls' Federation

1989:    Programme for the 1986 - 1989 Leavers' Reunion

Undated 1980s:   Programme of a performance of The Schoolmistress by Pinero at the Royal Exchange Theatre

Undated 1980s:    International Recipes. Recipe book of international dishes written in the language from which the dish originates

 

1990:    Programme for the 1987 - 1990 leavers' reunion

1991:    Programme for the Grangethorpe Gaudy

1991:    Programme for opening of the new extensions

1991:    Programme for the 1988 - 1991 Leavers' Reunion

1992:    Programme for the 1989 - 1992 Leavers' Reunion

1992:    Programme for the Classical Declamation

1994:    Programme for the 1990 - 1993 leavers' reunion

1994:    Programme for Entente Cordiale, a concert organised by the Modern Languages Department

1994:    Guidelines for Governors   

1995:    Poster for an Asian Extravaganza

1996:    Beyond the Sufraggette Movement: Sylvia Pankhust, Artist, Reformer, Radical

1999:    Programme for the visit of her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal

1999:    Programme of Back to the Future, a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the foundation of the school  

 

2000:    List of those who attended the 1985 leavers' reunion

2000:    Transfer from the Preparatory Department to Main School

2000:    2000 Sixth Form Leavers' Yearbook

2001:    Programme of the 1979 leavers' reunion

             Programme of a meeting of the Lakeside Society of the Old Girls' Federation

2002:    Programmes for the 1981 leavers' reunion

2002:    Programme for the Sylvia Pankhurst maquettes Memorial Assembly

2002:    Booklet issued as a tribute to Miss Cottrell

2002:    Brompton Cemetery, an Illutstrated Guide

2003:    Programme for the unveiling of the Sylvia Pankhurst maquette

2004:    Menu for the 1980s Reunion

2004:    Programme for Open Day

2004:    Booklet to mark the centenary of the Manchester and District branch of the Classical Association

2004:    Catalogue for the sale of twentieth century British paintings at Bonhams, New Bond St, London 

2004:    2004 Sixth Form Leavers' Yearbook   

2004:    Ticket for the Portico Schools' Exhibition and Art Prize  

2005:    Programme for the Careers Convention

2005:    Open Day programme

2005:    A leaflet to launch an appeal by the Manchester Historic Buildings Trust to raise money to restore 84, Plymouth Grove, the home of Elizabeth Gaskell and her family including Margaret Gaskell

2005:    Gendering Education in the Archives. A symposium at Royal Holloway, University of London

2005:    Annual Conference of the History of Education Society, "Education for All," Birmingham University

2005:    Information for parents with children at Jewish primary schools

2006:    Gala Dinner. A fund - raising dinner in aid of the Manchester High School for Girls sports complex. 

2006:    Extra Curricular Activities, 2006 - 2007

2007:   Programme for the Careers Convention 

2007:    Programme for the Junior VI residential visit to Lancaster University

2007:    Extra Curricular Activities 2007 - 2008

2007:    Who's Who in September 2007

2007:    Invitation to the private view of the art work of GCSE, AS and A2 pupils 

2007:    Invitation to lunch with Mrs Lee-Jones 

2007:    Programme for the official opening of the sports hall by Dame Kelly Holmes   

2008:   Talk by Bill Williams, "Jewish Refugees in Manchester, 1938-1945"

2008:    Invitation to the art and design exhibition of GCSE, AS Level and A Level work 

2008:    Agenda and list of delegates of the annual conference of the School Archivists' Group 

2008:    Leaflet of the University Women's Club, London

2008:    Leaflet appealing for support for the Parents' and Friends' Association 

2008:    Celebrating Sylvia Pankhurst: an exhibition at Redbridge Museum

2008:    A Celebration Lunch: Head Mistress's Retirement Reunion for Head Girls and Deputies

2008:    Commemorative lunch

2008:    Flyer for the official naming of the sports hall as the Christine Lee - Jones Sports Complex

2009:    Reunion of the Class of 1984

2009:    Hospitality Brochure

2009:    Careers Convention

2009:    Ticket for the Summer Ball

2009:    Programme for the reunion of those who left the school in 1958 - 1960. 

 

2010:    Booklet outlining the principles of the International Baccalaureate.

2010:    Programme of the official opening of the Wycombe High School Centre for the Study of Girls' State Education.

2010:    Reunion of girls who left Manchester High School between 1990 and 1995.

2010:    Reunion of Manchester High School old girls in London.  

2010:    Booklet explaining the principles of International Baccalaureate

2010:    Programme for the Wycombe High School Guild Centenary and the official opening of the Wycombe High School Centre for the Study of Girls' State Education, 10 July 2010.

2010:    Preparatory Department Extra - Curricular Activities.

2010:    Class of 1980: This is Your Life. Booklet for the reunion of 1980's leavers.  

2010:    Extra - Curricular Activities, 2010 - 2011.  

 

2011:    Reunion of the 1961 and 1962 leavers.

2011:    Programme of the Bursary Appeal Lunch

2011:    Programme of the Bursary Appeal Ball

2011:    Programme of Iconic, the Fashion Show

2012:    Reunion of 1970's leavers

2012:    Reunion of Class of 1982  

2012:    Fashion Show

2012:    Bursary Ball

2012:    North West Girls' Schools' Association Opening Doors conference

2012:    the visit of the Queen to Manchester

2012:    a suffragette garden at Tatton Park flower show

2012:    guided tours of Manchester 

2012:    extra - curricular activities

2013:    Programme of the reunion of the 1983 leavers

2013:    Programme of the reunion of the 1960 - 1969 leavers

2013:    Programme of the Years 3 - 6 Harvest Festival

2013:    Programme of the Fashion Show, Divas 

2013:    Programme for the reunion of the 2013 leavers

2014:    Extra - curricular activities

2014:    Leaflet on the history of the school

2015:    Flyer for the Girls' Schools' Association

2015:    Menu for the Founders' Day lunch 

2015:    Menu for the Ivy Society lunch

2015:    Programme of the conference of the Model United Nations

2015:    Programme of the meeting of the London Supper Club at the Inner Temple

2015:    Programme of the Bursary Ball

2015:    Expanding Minds: 2015 - 2016

2015:    Programme of the reunion of the 1965 leavers

2015:    Programme of the reunion of the 1985 leavers

2015:    Programme of a private screening of the film, "Suffragette"

2015:    Programme of the reunion of the 2005 leavers

2015:    Dover St: the Buildings, People and Heritage

2015:    Teaching and Learning Newsletter  

2016:    Uniform survey results

2016:    A guide to the rooms in the school

2016:    Invitation to the 2016 Bursary Ball 

2016:    A Parents' and Pupils' Guide to our School Health Service

2016:    Teaching and Learning Newsletter, Issue 5 

2016:    London Supper Club dinner

2016:    Bursary Appeal brochure 

2016:    Teaching and Learning, Issue 6

2016:    Teaching and Learning, December 2016

 

 

                                               

   
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