A photographic exploration in the vicinity of the Toastrack.
Events & Activities

A photographic exploration in the vicinity of the Toastrack.

On Saturday 29th June at 11am, Robert Parkinson (of Preston is my Paris) and Daniel Russell (of UHC/MMDC) invite you on a photographic exploration in the vicinity of the Toastrack. Up to twenty people can sign up for a stroll around the Rusholme/Fallowfield periphery of the Toastrack. On the day, each of the twenty will be presented with a beautiful Toastrack … Continue reading

Who designed the Toastrack? An Unofficial History
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Who designed the Toastrack? An Unofficial History

Throughout the Modernists’ residency at Hollings, our sedulous architectural researcher Matthew Steele has been trying to get a fuller and much rounder picture of our favourite paraboloid, the Toastrack. He’s been delving into the archives, and drinking with the architect – yes, you heard us right. Matthew and Angela Connelly will be presenting their findings … Continue reading

The Process Revealed
Toastrack Museum

The Process Revealed

The Toastrack’s development from inception to completion, documented by press cuttings discovered by Manchester Modernist Society from deep within the Hollings Faculty archive. Evening Chronicle, 07/04/59: Manchester Evening News, 01/05/59: Manchester Evening News, 11/08/59: The Guardian, 01/10/59: Daily Mail, 24/10/59: Manchester Evening News, 27/04/60: The Guardian, 15/06/60: Evening Chronicle, 14/09/60: Daily Telegraph, 19/01/61: Further reading: … Continue reading