Search for the relatives of First World War Victoria Cross hero

Oldham Council is appealing for the family of a Victoria Cross recipient from the First World War to come forward as it prepares to...

Last Hurrah for Manchester Town Hall

Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building will be given a rousing send-off on Sunday 14 January 2018 ahead of its temporary closure for work to...

Local charity launches dedicated Sport Month to eradicate youth inequality in sports

This September, The Proud Trust, a Manchester-based LGBT+ youth charity and its regional network partners, is launching LGBT+ Youth Sport Month with the support...

Crowdfunding Success for Suffragette Garden

Manchester’s Pankhurst Trust has achieved its crowdfunding target of £20,000 in a campaign supported by over 500 people to create a Suffragette Garden at the Pankhurst Centre, the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst. The story...

Plans for Oldham’s Town Centre Regeneration could see Queen Elizabeth Hall demolished

As Oldham Council is set to formally launch its search for a development partner to deliver its ambitious Town Centre Masterplan, the latest plans may...

Elephants, 3D printed chocolate and local poets all feature in Manchester’s Science in the...

Thousands of people are expected to visit the Science in the City festival later this month (22-29 July) offering an eclectic mix of discovery,...

Exhibition takes a fascinating and moving trip back to Oldham in 1918

A new exhibition that takes a fascinating and moving trip back to Oldham in 1918,featuring a previously unknown letter between prominent suffragettes is opening Peace...

Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians – new exhibition telling the histories and stories of people...

Manchester Histories is proud to present the Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians exhibition at Archives+ in Manchester Central Library from 11th November 2017 until 31st January 2018. Hidden Histories,...

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...

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...