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Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Sparking Memories: An Intergenerational Reminiscence Project

Sparking Memories: An Intergenerational Reminiscence Project

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Friday, 31st March 2017

Use our new Collection Guide to explore the Archive

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Monday, 23rd January 2017

Explore the history of M&S advertising and branding

Trace the history of the M&S brand and discover how our logo has changed since 1884

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Wednesday, 11th January 2017

Students gain a unique insight into the history of M&S

Students gain a unique insight into the history of M&S

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Friday, 9th December 2016

Study Space for LUBS students at the M&S Company Archive

 

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Tuesday, 15th November 2016

Sparks winners enjoy a very special day out!

Celebrating 90 years of M&S lingerie with our Sparks members.

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Tuesday, 25th October 2016

Creative Sparks: Reminiscence Inspiring Art

Creative Sparks: Reminiscence Inspiring Art

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Tuesday, 11th October 2016

Come and sample some tasty festive tipples!

Our popular wine event returns!

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Thursday, 7th July 2016

New Online Resources for Schools

Explore more with our new Timelines and Store Histories

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Tuesday, 31st May 2016

Live, Interactive and in your Classroom!

NEW Virtual Outreach workshops for schools

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Tuesday, 10th May 2016

M&S Dressed in Time

From beach pyjamas and parasols to scrunchies and stilettos, our first vintage fashion show had it all!

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Thursday, 3rd March 2016

Archive By Alexa: Our exciting new collaboration

 Archive By Alexa: Our exciting new collaboration

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Thursday, 11th February 2016

Discover our Corporate History

Looking to delve into M&S’ corporate history? We’ve just made that much easier for you!

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Wednesday, 6th January 2016

NEW: Take our virtual tour

Admission Free: Come on in and have a look around, wherever you are!

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Friday, 18th December 2015

Fashioning Memories at Leeds City Museum

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Thursday, 27th August 2015

M&S Lingerie Pop-Up Event

We're popping-up in store to talk about the history of M&S lingerie

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Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

Magic & Sand: M&S at the Seaside

Fun in the sun at the M&S Archive

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Wednesday, 24th June 2015

Exciting Events!

Discover our story with our exciting events programme!

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Monday, 8th June 2015

Award Winning Archive!

Our partnership with the University of Leeds wins national award!

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Monday, 18th May 2015

Bringing Our Heritage to You: New Reminiscence Resources from the M&S Company Archive

Exciting New Archive Reminiscence Resources!

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Friday, 15th May 2015

A Fantastic First Museums At Night

Marks In Time Live: A Unique Trip Back in Time

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Friday, 8th May 2015

Inspiring Exhibitions!

Marks In Time: Beyond the Archive

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Thursday, 30th April 2015

Connect! Competition

The M&S Company Archive Needs YOUR Vote!

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Thursday, 2nd April 2015

Quarry Bank Mill: Revolutionary Fabrics Exhibition

We’re delighted to have teamed up with the National Trust to create a new ‘Revolutionary Fabrics’ exhibition at Quarry Bank Mill in Styal near Manchester.

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Wednesday, 18th March 2015

From Aberdeen to Edmonton: we're continually adding store photos to our collection

From Penny Bazaar to department store, track how the high street has changed since 1884 - you may even see some places you recognise!

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Friday, 6th March 2015

The On Your Marks Networking Series - Bringing Business and Higher Education together

The On Your Marks Networking Series - Bringing Business and Higher Education together

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Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Integrity in Action

New Short Film - Integrity in Action

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Monday, 15th December 2014

Women Fashion Power: M&S Company Archive features in new exhibition at Design Museum in London

We're really proud that items from our collection are being featured as part of the new Women Fashion Power Exhibition at the Design Museum.

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Thursday, 11th December 2014

M&S USA

M&S USA: A new area of the collection for you to explore ...

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Thursday, 11th December 2014

Archive awarded for excellence in education

Archive awarded for excellence in education

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Wednesday, 10th December 2014

Thank you for Shwopping!

Thank you for Shwopping!

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Thursday, 6th November 2014

Charlie Wilkinson Collection

Charlie Wilkinson Collection: A piece of design history

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Tuesday, 28th October 2014

It's a long way to Tipperary...

Discover our brand new First World War resource in our eLearning hub on My Learning.

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Monday, 20th October 2014

Exhibition Refresh!

As the season changes so does our exhibition!

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Monday, 13th October 2014

A Successful Girls' Night In

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month we hosted a unique 'Girls' Night In' event last week to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

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Monday, 22nd September 2014

Exciting New Education Offer!


Exciting New Education Offer!

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Monday, 1st September 2014

Sandford Award Winners

We are delighted to announce that the M&S Company Archive has won the Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2014 for their education programme.

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Wednesday, 30th July 2014

Exclusive launch - The Illustrated Archive

We are pleased to announce the official launch of Annie Rickard Straus' Illustrated Archive

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Tuesday, 29th July 2014

M&S Swimwear at Victoria Baths

See M&S swimwear on display at Victoria Baths in Manchester

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Thursday, 26th June 2014

Archive wins Green Impact Bronze Award

Earlier this month we were delighted to take part in the University of Leeds’ Sustainability Awards.

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Thursday, 29th May 2014

Thanks for Shwopping!

Shwop at Work is a great success!

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Thursday, 8th May 2014

New Online Course Launches

NEW Online Course in Innovation Launches

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Friday, 28th March 2014

Greener Living Spaces comes to the Archive

Greener Living Spaces comes to the Archive

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Friday, 21st February 2014

Supporting Lifelong Learning with the University of Leeds

Lifelong Learning at the Archive

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Thursday, 9th January 2014

Art Sparks for Schools

Art Sparks for Schools

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Wednesday, 11th December 2013

Shwopped 'Til We Dropped!

Shwop at Work Success!

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Wednesday, 9th October 2013

A Living Archive: Using Archives to Teach Gender

Gender Studies at the Archive

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Monday, 9th September 2013

Arts Engaged

Arts Engaged: Sharing research and resources

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Monday, 19th August 2013

Rock Around the Frock

Rock Around the Frock!

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Thursday, 25th July 2013

Caring Together

A very special afternoon tea at the archive

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Wednesday, 17th July 2013

National Business Awards

We've made the Finalist list for National Business Awards

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Tuesday, 16th July 2013

Research Placements

M&S Research Placements for Business School Students

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Monday, 8th July 2013

BITC

Our Partnership features at Business in the Community Awards!

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Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

White Rose Awards

We've been shortlisted for a White Rose Award!

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Tuesday, 25th June 2013

NEW Interactive Games!

NEW Interactive Games to Play on our Schools page!

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Monday, 17th June 2013

GTA award

M&S Heritage Trail wins prestigious award!

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Monday, 29th April 2013

eLearning Hub Launches

M&S Company Archive eLearning launches!

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Tuesday, 23rd April 2013

Keep Calm and Go To M&S

Stepping back to the Forties...

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Monday, 8th April 2013

Second Time Around

Our customers keeping vintage fashion alive!

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Thursday, 21st March 2013

Archive Film

Exclusive: Behind the Scenes!

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Wednesday, 20th March 2013

Guided M&S Heritage Trail

Saturday Guided Trails now available

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Monday, 18th March 2013

Shwop at Work

Watch a special message from Joanna Lumley

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Friday, 15th March 2013

Back to Our Roots at Kirkgate Market

M&S comes home to Leeds' Kirkgate Market!

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Thursday, 14th March 2013

A Fabulous First Year!

It's our Birthday, come and celebrate with us!

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Monday, 7th January 2013

Never-Before-Seen items in new exhibition

New Year, New Exhibition

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Wednesday, 2nd January 2013

Centenaries 2013

How old is Your M&S?

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Thursday, 1st November 2012

Learning Outside the Classroom

We've been awarded the LOtC Quality Badge!

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Tuesday, 2nd October 2012

Beckwithshaw visit

Thank You Beckwithshaw Primary School!

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Wednesday, 19th September 2012

Caption the M&S Moment cards hit the shelves

They've arrived!

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Saturday, 25th August 2012

Desperately Seeking Suits

Is your suit a museum piece?

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Tuesday, 7th August 2012

And the winner is...

Over 600 entries, lots of laughs and one winner

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Monday, 30th July 2012

The Butterfly Effect

Get involved in the Big Butterfly Count with Plan A!

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Wednesday, 18th July 2012

Caption the M&S Moment

Win an exclusive prize in our Caption the M&S Moment competition!

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Tuesday, 26th June 2012

Explore the collection from your armchair!

Explore the collection from your armchair!

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Tuesday, 19th June 2012

Make Your Mark

Laura Wade-Gery launches our Make Your Mark Networking Series

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Monday, 11th June 2012

Evening Talk

Free tickets for our Evening Talk

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Tuesday, 22nd May 2012

Sparky Saturdays: Jubilee!

Make your own bunting at our Sparky Saturdays event

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Friday, 20th April 2012

Planet Friendly Fashion at the archive

Planet Friendly Fashion at the archive

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Friday, 20th April 2012

M&S and University of Leeds Fashion Project Winners

Leeds Fashion Students win work experience with M&S Design Team

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Tuesday, 3rd April 2012

A Visit from Percy Pig

Percy Pig visits the M&S Company Archive

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Friday, 23rd March 2012

Open for Business!

Open for Business!

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Tuesday, 13th March 2012

Making Headlines

M&S Company Archive in the news

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Monday, 23rd January 2012

M&S Chairman visits Archive

M&S Chairman visits the Archive

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