Sweet Bee-Summer Bee trail added £10m to the local economy

Findings from an independent report into the economic and social impacts of Bee in the City has found that more than 3 million people...

One of the oldest theatres in the country

It is one of the oldest theatres still remaining in the country and dates back to 1885. David Rustridge was the House Manager of Oldham...

Walkden’s little ray of sunshine

A new shop that has recently opened in Walkden is bringing a little ray of sunshine to the town. Jasmine Walne Design, located in the...

World War One centenary events show life after battle for injured troops

One hundred years after the start of the First World War, Manchester is hosting events to show how battle-injured soldiers coped with physical disability...

One of the world’s rarest mammals – the eastern bongo – has been born...

First-time mum, Safi, gave birth to the critically endangered eastern bongo calf on Wednesday 4 September after a nine-month-long gestation. It is the first eastern...

Manchester Airport Celebrates 80 Years By Releasing Iconic Tony “Longfella” Walsh Poem

reasured tales of travel spanning eight decades have inspired a special short film created by Manchester Airport and world-renowned poet Tony Walsh. Called “Time Flies,”...

Manchester professor unearths stories behind famous images of 1960s Manchester and Salford

Professor Penny Tinkler has jointly led a project to discover the stories behind Shirley Baker’s famous images of everyday life in Manchester and Salford...

Eerie reminders of a nuclear Armageddon in Oldham

The Cold War may have thawed out many years ago but a new collection of images released by Oldham Council takes a step back...

Stayin Alive-Campaign to save the building where music legends, the Bee Gees first performed...

"Bee Gees fans from all over the world come to have their pictures taken outside - even though it's a funeral home!"   So says Chris Peacock from...

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,...