Manchester lecturer will be delivering this year’s Royal Institution Christmas lectures.

A Manchester lecturer will become only the sixth women to present the prestigious Royal Institute's Christmas lectures. Started by Michael Faraday in 1825, and now...

Grave of Stockport’s Gabrielle Ray to be restored

The grave of Stockport born Miss Gabrielle Ray is to be restored by the Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America. Ray was arguably...

What will a museum of the future look like?

That was the question that the British museum asked itself back in 1969, the year Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on...

Former Brown Brother’s Building is transformed into seventy five room hotel

The former Brown Brother's and Brewery Building at Trinity Way on the borders of Manchester and Salford is open for business as the new...

Heywood street to be renamed after Crimea War Hero

A street in Heywood is set to be renamed in commemoration of Private Anthony Palmer, a Crimean war hero and Victoria Cross recipient, who...

Echo and Narcissus John Rylands Library

The myth of Echo and Narcissus is one of the most known Greek Myths and Roman myths. Narcissus, was the son of River God Cephisus...

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...

Culture club and Clean bandit feature in Beeb’s Philly programme from Salford

The exciting line-up for BBC Philharmonic Presents… 2014 coming from Salford has been announced . There will be performances from electronic dance sensations Clean Bandit,...

The Great War Myths and Realities at the Working Class Movement Library

The Working Class Movement Library's exhibition, The Great War: myths and realities, opens on Wednesday 6 August. It explores topics such as Salford’s...

Happy Birthday Lindow Man

On 1 August 1984, a peat cutter on Lindow Moss found a long thin object on a conveyor belt. Assuming it was a piece...