Back on track-Telling the Story of Ancoat’s Swan Buildings

Stories of a Victorian building in Manchester will be told for the first time after a charity which calls it home secured a £50,100...

Culture club and Clean bandit feature in Beeb’s Philly programme from Salford

The exciting line-up for BBC Philharmonic Presents… 2014 coming from Salford has been announced . There will be performances from electronic dance sensations Clean Bandit,...

The Great War Myths and Realities at the Working Class Movement Library

The Working Class Movement Library's exhibition, The Great War: myths and realities, opens on Wednesday 6 August. It explores topics such as Salford’s...

Happy Birthday Lindow Man

On 1 August 1984, a peat cutter on Lindow Moss found a long thin object on a conveyor belt. Assuming it was a piece...

New exhibition at Manchester’s Police Museum commemorates World War One

Greater Manchester Police are commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War One with a special exhibition at GMP Museum. The display has...

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...

Unique images bring fossil insects back to life

A ground breaking new book that brings together two of the major disciplines behind Jurassic Park is aiming to raise the profile of insect...

Will Self, Urban Psychosis, Manchester One and Igloos

Writer and Journalist Will Self was in Manchester on Friday night-About Manchester went to see what he had to say. Urban psychosis, the finely balanced...

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...

Manchester’s Jazz Fest returns bigger and brighter for its nineteenth year

Manchester turns to Jazz this weekend in what is promised to be ten days of great music. Featuring eighty eight different bands across eight venues...

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