Museum marks anniversary of Ferranti birth with unseen photographs

It is one hundred and fifty years today that Sebastian de Ferranti was born and to mark the anniversary, the Museum of Science and...

New book and documentary aims to set the record straight over the legacy of...

A lot has been written and said about Martin Hannett, most famous for his creation of the unique Manchester sound and producing Joy Division's...

Ambitious plans to turn Salford Quays into the Manchester’s South Bank are revealed

Businesses and organizations from across Salford and Trafford have released plans today to turn Salford Quays into the North West's equivalent of London's South...

Chetham’s plans for new £7.5m concert hall

Chetham's school of music has announced plans for a 420 capacity £7.5million Concert Hall. The Hall, due for completion in Spring 2017, will be located...

Jerome Caminada-Manchester’s answer to Sherlock Holmes?

A new book by author Angela Buckley explores the life of Manchester's most famous Victorian Detective. About Manchester talks to the author. Angela Buckley was...

The History and Memories of the Whit Walks In and Around Manchester

We may think that social problems in the younger generation are a product of the twentieth century.However a new book looking at the history...

From Blair to Bonham Carter-Jonathan Yeo at the Lowry

A new exhibition by Jonathan Yeo, the artist who painted the first official portrait of former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, and recreated the image...

Wellcome Image Awards 2014 museum of Science and Industry March 12th-7th September

A tick burrowing its feeding parts into the skin of a man's leg, an electron micrograph of a human heart valve and a bird's...

The Space Between John Ryland’s Library 27th Feb -3rd August

Whilst walking along the historical link between Salford and Manchester along Chapel street and onto Deansgage, local artist Anthony McCarthy became intrigued and aware...

Hannah Mitchell An iconic Manchester Women’s Hero

To celebrate International Women's Day About Manchester takes a look at the life of Hannah Mitchell, suffragette and Manchester councillor Hannah was was born...