£2.2 million bill for urgent repairs to the Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Town Hall is facing a bill of £2.2m for refurbishment according to a report due to go to the Council's executive committee this...

Early Burgess on show at Central Library in new Exhibition

A new exhibition charting Anthony Burgess's early years in Manchester has opened. Manchester Made Me follows the writer's early years in the city from the...

Magic, Witches & Devils at The John Rylands Library

Ghosts, witches, sorcerers and demons: our fascination with the supernatural stretches back centuries.  European Christians felt threatened by demons thinking that such creatures were given...

Back to the Days when football didn’t rule in Manchester

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are delving into the origins of football in Manchester and exploring how the sport triumphed over other forms of...

Northern Quarter Company’s Shipping Container plan for pop up Car Parks

When the former Dobbins store on Northern Quarter's Oldham Street burnt down three years ago and replaced with a pop up car park, Mancunians...

Bill’s Gin and other stories

Bill Collinson, the man behind Bill's Restaurant on John Dalton Street has been in Manchester this week as the chain launches its summer menu...

CityVerve project to transform All Saints Park into virtual art gallery

A virtual gallery allowing visitors to find a treasure trove of historical artefacts via their smartphone will open in All Saints Park on June...

75 years of Ringway

On Saturday June 25th 1938, Ringway Airport was officially opened by an air display from the Royal Air Force by the command of Sir...

The Imitation Game

A trailer is out for the movie Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role as Alan Turing. Cumberbatch won the top award at...

A Century of Change – Salford Arts Club Exhibition

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Salford Art Club's 2014 annual exhibition at the Salford museum and Art...