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History of Power Engineering: MOSI Electricity Gallery


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This is the first of three events in the series, and will consist of a guided tour of the Museum’s Electricity Gallery by Senior Curator John Beckerson.

Date and Time

09 April 2013 - 18:00-20:00


Manchester, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Manchester local network.

About this event

John will elaborate on the various pieces in the gallery, and there will be a display of the operation of a historic working dynamo and arc light.  After the tour, attendees will be taken “behind the scenes” to see equipment from Ferranti’s original Grosvenor Gallery, and his original notebooks.  The event will include a quiz on the artifacts in the Gallery, and will be concluded with the showing of some archive films of the early days of electricity.  


6:00pm – 6:25pm:       Networking and refreshments

6:30pm – 7:15pm:       Tour of the Electricity Gallery

7:15pm – 7:55pm        Behind-the-Scenes and Films

7:55pm – 8:00pm        Closing the event

Additional information


John Beckerson


Car Parking available.  Report to Main Entrance.


The Power Technical Group of the IET Manchester Network

Registration information

The event is free but please use the 'Register' button to register online 


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