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Furiously Mad exhibition at People’s History Museum

ur up coming exhibition at Peoples History Museum Manchester launches on Saturday 5th April 2014. All are welcome to join us to celebrate the culmination of our research in to the legal history and surrounding debates about the incarceration of those people labelled as ‘Furiously Mad” in 1714, through to more recent developments in the treatment of the “Mentally Ill”


New Project – Furiously Mad – 300 years of Legal Insanity

We have been successful in securing Heritage Lottery Funding for our latest project -  Furiously Mad – 300 years of Legal Insanity. In 1714, Parliament passed a law that for the first time allowed for the legal detention of people ‘Of little or no estates, who by lunacy, or otherwise, are furiously mad’. Pool Arts […]


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Pool Arts, the organisation, is a work of art in its own right, that is constantly evolving and adapting itself to create opportunities for artists who may otherwise find themselves isolated or excluded – it asks who an artist might be today Alison Kershaw artist St Lukes Art Project Pool Arts aims to challenge the […]


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Furiously Mad exhibition at People’s History Museum

ur up coming exhibition at Peoples History Museum Manchester launches on Saturday 5th April 2014. All are welcome to join us to celebrate the culmination of our research in to the legal history and surrounding debates about the incarceration of those people labelled as ‘Furiously Mad” in 1714, through to more recent developments in the treatment of the “Mentally Ill”


New Project – Furiously Mad – 300 years of Legal Insanity

We have been successful in securing Heritage Lottery Funding for our latest project -  Furiously Mad – 300 years of Legal Insanity. In 1714, Parliament passed a law that for the first time allowed for the legal detention of people ‘Of little or no estates, who by lunacy, or otherwise, are furiously mad’. Pool Arts […]


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