Turing’s Sunflowers: Growing Alan Turing’s legacy

The findings of a major citizen science project, Turing’s Sunflowers, are being published in the open journal, Royal Society Open Science.  This innovative project, which...

Happy Birthday HOME

HOME, Manchester’s international centre for contemporary visual art, theatre and film, will mark its first birthday with a celebratory weekend from Fri 20 to...

Making post-war Manchester: visions of an unmade city

WE THINK we are familiar with Manchester’s skyline and city centre landmarks. But what about the alternative Manchester that might have been? During the 1960s...

Worrying signs for Greater Manchester in latest Poverty Report

More than one in five people across Greater Manchester live in neighbourhoods which are in the most deprived 10% nationally as the latest Greater...

Make your mark on Manchester’s Path of the Somme remembered

Thousands of people who were involved in the Battle of the Somme will be personally remembered in a project launched today, as part of...

Announcing 2016 Manchester Histories Festival

The biennial Manchester Histories Festival returns across Greater Manchester from the 3-12 June 2016  From the 3-12 June 2016, the biennial Manchester Histories Festival (MHF)...

Major graphene exhibition to open in Manchester

A new exhibition combines science and arts to explore graphene and other 2D materials during Manchester’s tenure as European City of Science Wonder Materials: Graphene...

Victor’s Blues

Victor Brox has few regrets in his life but one back in September 1970 holds in his mind. “If only we had insisted on...

From Eastern Poland to Manchester

Guest writer Frank Pleszak  has written a book about his father's unbelievable journey from eastern Poland to Manchester and shares his thoughts with About Manchester I...

Letters from Preston soldiers on the Front are the basis for new sonic art...

Homing is a new sound art work created by artists Jen Southern and Sam Thulin with the Media Innovation Studio at the University of...