A beacon for culture in the heart of Manchester

This morning saw the latest stage in the development of Factory, Manchester's bid to be the cultural capital of the world and About Manchester...

Hulme Community Garden Centre is enticing you to delve into the Wheelbarrow of Delights

For 15 years Hulme Community Garden Centre’s vibrant site, incorporating a thriving garden centre and inspiring community gardens has brought the community together through...

Help keep summer holiday boredom at bay with Parklives in Manchester 

Manchester parents and their purses will be spared this summer as ParkLives launches hundreds of new free summer activity sessions, from Zumba to den...

Rare Elizabeth Gaskell manuscripts go digital for the first time

The only known complete handwritten manuscript of one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novels will feature in the world’s largest online collection of her works which...

100 years ago in Manchester

There were busy scenes outside the Manchester branch of the Bank of England in King Street as applicants for the War Loans queued to...

How our shopping habits may be returning to those of the 1960’s

Millions are stepping back to the way consumers used to shop for food in the 60s before the advent of huge supermarkets and...

New Manchester crime book explores murder

A new book written by two University of Manchester academics has being hailed as the most in-depth and comprehensive study of murder. Husband and wife...

Dig the City reveals its festival programme

28 stunning designs will be displayed throughout the festival, from both professional and amateur designers, as well as community groups and businesses. The theme for...

Sneak first view of this year’s Science Festival

The 2015 Manchester Science Festival, returns to the city for its 9th impressive year from 22 October to 1 November.  Premiering at this year’s festival...

The best of Amateur Boxing is in the North West of the UK in...

Boxing requires courage, discipline, dedication, focus and respect for others. It is a sport that anyone can participate in regardless of race, creed, gender,...