New play to tell the story of one of Manchester’s greatest boxers

It is the story of the greatest British middleweight boxer never to be champion. Manchester's Len Johnson was denied the opportunity because of his...

How Manchester’s engineering firms contributed to the success of D Day

One of the keys to the success of the D Day Normandy landings was the underwater pipeline (Pluto) an innovative undersea pipeline system that...

Manchester’s First immersive Pop up cinema launches with Maxine Peak debut

Manchester will play host to the exclusive first preview of independent thriller, ‘Keeping Rosy’ starring Maxine Peake and Inbetweeners’ star Blake Harrison next month,...

Dazzling Renaissance discoveries on display at John Rylands

Eight examples from a remarkable ‘visual encyclopaedia’ of Renaissance prints, lying undiscovered in the archives of The University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library for...

On Manchester, particle physics and why the God Particle is just a hype

This week the Hadron Collider exhibition comes to Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry So what is it all about, did they find the God...

The Life And Times Of Mitchell & Kenyon

Mitchell & Kenyon made their name by giving ordinary folk their five-teen minutes, or less, of fame. During the close of the Victorian period...

Robert Clive- A Manchester connection

For anyone who has been watching Dan Snow's latest BBC Documentary,The Birth of Empire-the East India Company, the name of Robert Clive crops up...

Corn Exchange comes full circle

With news that Manchester's Corn Exchange may be getting a revamp with a new boutique Hotel, About Manchester takes a look at the history...

First World War sounds echo through Imperial War museum (North) artwork

The roar of a First World War biplane and the echoes of a field gun from the trenches will greet visitors to IWM North...

Harold Brighouse-the last of the Manchester school

Eccles Born Harold Brighouse, whose most famous play Hobson's Choice is currently being performed at the Oldham Coliseum, is one of the region's unsung...

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