HEATON HISTORY TOPICS
Explore these topics in relation to Heaton’s history. Click on the subject to find out more.
Politics and Protest
Trades unionism, social campaigning, protest, local and national politics.
Heaton, a nationally important railway centre from the mid-nineteenth century to today.
With at least eight churches on Heaton Road alone, religion has played a huge part in the life of Heaton.
From 18C to the present, Heaton has nurtured and attracted some of the best brains in history,
From football to golf, cycling to cricket, bowls to athletics; champions, local clubs, and heritage venues, sport has helped put Heaton on the map.
War and Peace
From the ultimate sacrifice to the promise of peace: front lines across the world and the home front in Heaton.
History is often ‘his story’ but we’re gradually uncovering and sharing the stories of amazing Heaton women.