Back on track-Telling the Story of Ancoat’s Swan Buildings

Stories of a Victorian building in Manchester will be told for the first time after a charity which calls it home secured a £50,100...

UK puts forward Jodrell Bank Observatory as 2019 World Heritage nomination

Jodrell Bank Observatory has been chosen as the UK’s nomination for World Heritage site status in 2019, Heritage Minister Michael Ellis announced today. The Observatory,...

100 years ago in Manchester

An inquest was held on the death of a Didsbury Bank manager who died of his injuries received from being knocked down by a...

Tangerine Trees and Marmalade Skies

They say life begins at 50. And for artist Steve Capper, everything came into focus when he took early retirement at 52. Spending 30 years...

National Trust Snowdrops in full bloom at Manchester Art Gallery

If you have been walking down Mosley Street recently, you may have noticed that thousands of white flowers line the entrance of the...

The Wellcome Image Awards 2016 at the Museum of Science and Industry – from...

Brain waves, moth’s wings and the inside of a human eye – the Wellcome Image Awards return to Museum of Science and Industry.  The Wellcome...

First World War sounds echo through Imperial War museum (North) artwork

The roar of a First World War biplane and the echoes of a field gun from the trenches will greet visitors to IWM North...

Figures from Manchester’s Heritage to be honoured at First Street.

Tony Wilson Place, Jack Rosenthal Street, Isabella Banks Street, Annie Horniman Street, James Grigor Square will be opening in Manchester after First Street announced...

Manchester Historian sheds light on horses that helped win the war

Many of the WW1 centenary commemorations earlier this month focussed not only on the humans who lost their lives during the war, but also...

Manchester Halle Orchestra latest release

The latest album in Hallé’s award winning series of recordings of works by Elgar is out this week. The largely overlooked The Spirit Of England...