HOME announces its 2019 season

HOME presents a new season of over 20 shows including Emma Rice’s West End Smash Hit Wise Children, 1927’s The Animals and Children Took to the...

Syria Story of a conflict at IWM North

A once stable country has been shattered and hope for the future is in short supply. A new exhibition has opened at the Imperial War...

Irlam Station House is restored to its former glory

A £2m regeneration project has breathed new life into Irlam's ruined station house which has been standing derelict for almost a quarter of a...

Manchester Bee Love Art Charity Auction starts today

A painting by Manchester artist Amy Coney is due to be auctioned in August, to raise further funds for the We Love Manchester Emergency...

New book tells 365 tales of Manchester’s grim past

On the 23rd of June 1828 in Ancoats, a young boy was handed a fruit cake by a women asking him to deliver it...

Manchester played its part in Hiroshima seventy years 

When President Truman announced in August 1945 that American forces had dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Manchester glowed as it celebrated its...

Walpole’s Gothic Castle reopens to the public

If you are down London way this year, we at About Manchester recommend a visit to Twickenham.The completion of the second stage of the...

Celebrated astronaut Chris Hadfield lands at MOSI

Commander Chris Hadfield, astronaut, recording artist and YouTube sensation and YouTube sensation , spoke to Radio5Live’s Afternoon Edition today from the heart of MOSI’s...

Knock Knock… Rowan McCabe, the world’s first Door-to-Door Poet uncovers the stories of Salford’s...

Swimming rabbits, skating on the frozen canal and mink. These are just some of the stories that the poet Rowan McCabe has discovered from knocking...

Mancunian Artist Launches New Artwork Celebrating City’s Iconic Venues

Forever Manchester Ambassador, Alison Bell has created one of her Name-Chains designs for the charity with the help of its supporters and followers.   Name-Chains are...