Category Archives: History 1948-2000

Lithuanians in Manchester UK from 1948 to 2000.

Christmas 1957

Christmas was celebrated at the Lithuanian social Club by an annual visit of ‘Kalėdų Senis’. ‘Eglutė’ [Christmas Tree] often took place just after the New Year, within the 12 days of Christmas. As many travelled to the venue by bus, … Continue reading

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Large gatherings

Large gatherings of 2-300 people took place in hired halls. The Blackley Insitute on Rochdale Road was used several times until it was demolished. Cheetham Town Hall was then hired until about the early 1980s, when Manchester Council sold it. … Continue reading

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Moston Cemetery

St.Joseph’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Moston, North Manchester, is the final resting place of many Lithuanians. There are two communal sites. Some Lithuanian graves are closeby.

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1952: Gathering

Some Club members celebrating in the Lounge, 1952. The Club was at 121 Middleton Road, Higher Crumpsall, then.

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Chairmen of Lithuanian Club

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1991: Landsbergis visit

During his visit to the UK in October 1991, Landsbergis found time to visit the Lithuanian Club in Manchester. Continue reading

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After WW2

Lith Club premises changed in 1948 to 121 Middleton Road, Crumpsall. Continue reading

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