The best of Amateur Boxing is in the North West of the UK in...

Boxing requires courage, discipline, dedication, focus and respect for others. It is a sport that anyone can participate in regardless of race, creed, gender,...

Kevin Cummins returns home

Ahead of the opening of a new exhibition at the Lowry Hotel, About Manchester talks to photographer Kevin Cummins the man who amongst many...

Wo Women Elizabeth Raffald

In the latest of our series of the twenty women nominated for the honour of having a statue, we look at Elizabeth Raffald. Thanks go...

100 years ago in Manchester

There were more casualties from the battles of Gallipoli, four killed and 22 missing in one day from the seventh Manchester's, twenty one killed...

A journey back into Blitz Britain at Imperial War Museum North

It's nearly seventy five years since German bombers attacked Manchester and memories of the event are fading with only children of the time still...

Show me the money at People’s History Museum

Artists take on the subject of finance for the People’s History Museum’s new exhibition Show Me the Money, opening Saturday 11 July. Charting how the...

Umbrellium’s Mini Burble makes first appearance in the UK at Salford’s MediaCity

British artists, Umbrellium will float towards the night sky at MediaCityUK, surrounded by street dancers led by the choreography team behind the London 2012...

Manchester’s Wo Women Hannah Mitchell

Our latest in the series of the twenty women shortlisted for the accolade of having a dedicated statue is Hannah Mitchell. Hannah was was born...

100 years ago in Manchester

In a letter to his parents in Higher Broughton, Private Alan Barton serving with the 6th Manchester's in Gallipoli and now slightly wounded in...

Jodrell Bank astronomers predict fireworks from a close encounter of the stellar kind

Astronomers from Jodrell Bank are predicting a close encounter between a stellar entity the size of a city and one of the brightest stars...

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