Letter discovered detailing first written account of suffragette force-feeding to go on display at...

People’s History Museum has discovered a letter written in prison by one suffragette to another detailing the first known written account of force-feeding. The handwritten...

Memorial to the Somme unveiled in Heaton Park

 permanent memorial to commemorate those who lost their lives at the Battle of the Somme has been unveiled in Heaton Park. One of the largest...

WW1 Memorial back on public display in Eccles

A WW1 Memorial has been put back on display after being in storage for 28 years. Eccles Carnegie Library is the new home to the...

How 11th November 1918 was marked in Manchester

  It was a fine morning in Manchester on the 11th November 1918, the day that  saw the fighting in the greatest war that the...

North West Film Archive’s footage of life on Home Front during First World War

With the centenary anniversary of the end of the First World War approaching, Manchester Metropolitan's North West Film Archive is inviting the public to...

Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland.

This Friday pupils from Wright Robinson College in Gorton will display their work at Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland. Pupils...

Wilfred Owen commemorated by Manchester one hundred years after his death

War poet Wilfred Owen who fought in the First World War as part of the Manchester Regiment is being commemorated this weekend in both...

Victoria Wood, Bury Library – and her guilty letter!

Pictures of the old Bury library that Victoria Wood visited as a child are now on display – alongside her letter ‘admitting’ book theft! Victoria...

Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller unveils his designs for a memorial to the Peterloo...

Designs drawn up by artist Jeremy Deller for a memorial to commemorate the Peterloo massacre have unveiled. The artist has been commissioned by Manchester City...

Rave On – people of Manchester invited to recall their clubbing memories

Although Manchester and its music are famous around the globe, little is known about the communities which helped to build that reputation. Popular culture...

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