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...

Historic Dunkirk Evacuation footage digitised by the North West Film Archive

Unique and historically significant films shot 75 years ago, during the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk in 1940, have been digitised by the...

Who needs Big Ben’s gongs when we have Rochdale Town Hall

As the country gathers tonight to see in 2018, the chimes of Big Ben will herald the new year. But after tonight they will be...

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...

Lost Turing letters give unique insight into his academic life prior to death

A lost and unique collection of letters and correspondence from the late Alan Turing has been found in an old filing cabinet in a...

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,...

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...

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...

Back to the 1970’s Archeologists dig up the famous Reno club

Archeologists from the University of Salford will be digging back to the 1970s music scene at Manchester’s former Reno Club. They will be joined by...

Art lecturer to help revive forgotten beer – and brewing memories

A painter and art lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University is to help revive a forgotten beer by piecing together its history and the recipe...

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