Happy Birthday Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess was born one hundred years ago this weekend. Born in Manchester, he was a writer and composer who is regarded as one of...

2017-A Time for change

The second city is in for an exciting year in 2017.In May we will have a new elected Mayor for the region, before that...

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...

New master plan revealed for Haigh Hall

A £12 million master plan to transform Haigh Hall and Country Park into one of the region’s top tourist destinations has been unveiled. The new...

The first handmade history of British homelessnes

It had its debut at the Houses of Parliament back in May last year and now it will be on show at Manchester's Central...

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...

Manchester-the UK’s capital? One national publication thinks it should be

Yes the London based Economist believes that the time is now right for moving the UK Capital to the North West. "To many the capital...

Corn Exchange comes full circle

With news that Manchester's Corn Exchange may be getting a revamp with a new boutique Hotel, About Manchester takes a look at the history...

Region’s Ash Trees are under threat from as Dieback makes heads north.

The disease that has been destroying England's ash trees has arrived in Greater Manchester. The publication of updated maps from the Forestry Commission has confirmed...

Back to the Days when football didn’t rule in Manchester

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are delving into the origins of football in Manchester and exploring how the sport triumphed over other forms of...