Walpole’s Gothic Castle reopens to the public

If you are down London way this year, we at About Manchester recommend a visit to Twickenham.The completion of the second stage of the...

One hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Alice in Wonderland is commemorated

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a landmark in the history of children’s literature and...

Turing’s will amongst millions to go online

The wills of amongst others Alan Turing as well as Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Beatrix Potter are among millions which have been made...

Frankincense is found in Roman British graves for the first time

The first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain has been uncovered by a team of archaeological scientists. Led by...

Always look on the bright side of life

Funerals are marching to a different tune as Brits "look on the bright side of life" and pick music from personal playlists when the...

80 million bacteria sealed with a kiss

As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research published this week. The study, published in the...

Forty years on -Manchester Photographer Gets Rare Access To The Airport That Time Forgot

A Manchester freelance photographer has recently entered the derelict Nicosia International Airport in North Cyprus, exactly 40 years after the last flight left. Chris...

The Victorian Meme Machine

A new project will be getting underway in the North West that aims to bring Victorian jokes up to date. Edge Hill University’s Bob Nicholson...

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival comes of age

Former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam and Manchester DJ collective Disco Mums will be joining SImon Amstell, Kevin Rowland, George Monibot, Martin Parr, John Shuttleworth...

Call for public to help bring prehistoric monuments to life

ANCIENT burial mounds will be brought to life by a new research project taking place at Manchester Metropolitan University. Heritage Together is a collaboration between...

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