Fictional literary worlds to be brought to life using 3D maps

Manchester Metropolitan University are partners in an innovative new project to bring famous literary landscapes to life. Dr David Cooper, Senior Lecturer in English, is...

From Railway terminus to Science Museum New photography exhibition charts the history of the...

A stunning new photography exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry charts the history of the museum and the building restoration work carried...

Have you ever taken a photograph whilst visiting Manchester Cathedral?

Manchester Cathedral’s photography competition, Capture the Cathedral, is now open for entries! The annual Capture the Cathedral competition has produced some absolutely stunning images of...

Poet Laureate composes text for TUC 150th anniversary in Manchester

The text, which celebrates the various contributions trade union members make to society, is made public as the TUC’s holds its annual congress in...

Evocative’ short story and poetry with ‘musical clarity’ take home prizes at Manchester Writing...

The winners of the 10th anniversary Manchester Fiction Prize and Poetry Prize have been announced: Gabriel Monteros and Molly Underwood pick up...

5-year-old recreates iconic LS Lowry scene from her bedroom window – 64 years after...

LS Lowry’s Going to the Match is one of the most recognisable paintings in Britain today. It captured the scene, in 1953, as crowds flocked...

Nefertiti was no pharaoh, says renowned Manchester Egyptologist

Contrary to popular opinion, one of the most famous women in ancient history did not rule Egypt, according to a new book. Dr Joyce Tyldesley, an Egyptologist...

Historic London passage that influenced George Orwell reimagined by Manchester architecture students

The rich architectural heritage of an 18th century London mews that featured in 1950s cinema and the works of George Orwell is to be...

Immersive virtual reality project preserves historic Manchester synagogue

Manchester’s first post-war building and its only city centre synagogue has been digitally preserved for future generations to revisit forever in virtual reality. Manchester Metropolitan...

Keep calm and carry on

The truth and history behind the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster, including how it was designed months before the Second World War...

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