Crowdfunding Success for Suffragette Garden

Manchester’s Pankhurst Trust has achieved its crowdfunding target of £20,000 in a campaign supported by over 500 people to create a Suffragette Garden at the Pankhurst Centre, the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst. The story...

Christmas cards from Manchester Children’s Charity dating back 120 years go on display

Christmas cards dating one hundred and twenty years will be on show this Saturday at Manchester's Central Library. The cards come from a collection by...

Stockport’s ‘Cockleshell Hero’ to be honoured

The bravery of the ‘Cockleshell Hero’ Royal Marine James Conway will be honoured with a permanent memorial to be unveiled on Sunday 10th December...

Rochdale’s cotton road will weave its heritage trail

A year after featuring in a hit television documentary Rochdale's famous Cotton Famine Road is in the news again following a huge cash injection...

Manchester’s First explorer who sailed the seven seas

Many people in Manchester will have heard the name of Edward Barlow, Ambrose Edward Barlow, born at Barlow Hall, now Chorlton Golf Club, martyred...

New report says almost half of all historic mills in Greater Manchester have been...

England’s textile mills, once the workshop of the world, were the original Northern Powerhouse. They define the landscape of the North of England, yet...

Free tickets to Manchester Town Hall open day up for grabs

A special Manchester Town Hall Open Day - giving people a last chance to explore the iconic building before its temporary closure - has...

Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians – new exhibition telling the histories and stories of people...

Manchester Histories is proud to present the Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians exhibition at Archives+ in Manchester Central Library from 11th November 2017 until 31st January 2018. Hidden Histories,...

Final plea for the Ducie Bridge after more than 3,000 sign petition.

The fate of Manchester's iconic Ducie Bridge pub remains in the balance despite the fact a petition to save the building which dates from 1892...

Gorton Monastery launches volunteering programme

Gorton Monastery is about to embark on its biggest volunteer recruitment initiative to date. The Monastery Trust is looking to recruit up to 60 volunteers...

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