Manchester primary schools on stage as they sing for the world.

The British Council  and the Greater Manchester Music Hub today announced that two live music events involving nine Greater Manchester primary schools will take...

Anthony H Wilson and the hound from hell

Words by John Locke I used to bump into Anthony H Wilson every few days when I lived in Castlefield in Manchester whilst he was...

Help to clear the Bollin valley of invading plants

A campaign to clear clumps of toxic and destructive non-native weeds which are threatening to ruin the River Bollin's eco-system has been launched. The...

Dunham Massey: A Woman’s Place?

2018 marks 100 years since the passing of the Representation of the People Act, granting some women the right to vote for the first time. To...

New blog showcases Greater Manchester’s First World War

A new blog has been set up to showcase Greater Manchester’s wealth of archive materials dating from World War I. Run by the ten local...

The Imitation Game

A trailer is out for the movie Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role as Alan Turing. Cumberbatch won the top award at...

Tiny clogs tell the poignant story of child poverty in the Industrial Revolution

A pair of children’s clogs from the Industrial Revolution stamped with the instruction “not to be pawned”, demonstrate the extreme poverty that was rife among...

A story of love, loss and great courage at Quarry Bank Mill

Tales of conflict are to be retold using the words and belongings of those who lived and died during the First World War. Quarry...

Breakfast in the sky at Cloud 23

The new breakfast menu at the Deansgate Hilton's Cloud 23 definitely delivers. With a carefully planned menu that offers a dish for everybody the...

Wellcome Image Awards 2014 museum of Science and Industry March 12th-7th September

A tick burrowing its feeding parts into the skin of a man's leg, an electron micrograph of a human heart valve and a bird's...