Commonword as part of the Ghosts Project is working with Manchester District Music Archive to create a permanent online exhibition of material, to be live for the new year.  More information on the Archive below.


MDMArchive is an online community archive designed to celebrate Greater Manchester music and its social history.

It is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers.

The archive consists of over 7,500 digital artefacts including photos, posters, press articles, flyers and footage uploaded by Manchester music lovers from all over the world.

You can add contribute your artefacts and memories to our archive by becoming a member at