New book brings Yorkshire’s lost words to life

A new volume of a historical dictionary revealing thousands of Yorkshire words which had been lost for centuries  launched on Yorkshire Day. The publication of...

The doors of Haigh Hall will soon be thrown open to all

It once welcomed the Prince and Princess of Wales through its doors, but now the doors to Haigh Hall will be thrown open for...

The tradition of keeping mementos in memory of loved ones dates back at least...

Holding onto everyday items as keepsakes when a loved one dies was as commonplace in prehistory as it is today, a new study suggests. The...

Tickets Now on Sale for Turner Prize-Winning Artist at Brand New Manchester Jewish Museum

Tickets are now on sale to visit the new Manchester Jewish Museum which will be opening on Friday 2 July with a world premiere...

Ordsall Hall Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Restoration

Salford’s hidden gem – Ordsall Hall is to reopen after being forced to close due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And the reopening, on Tuesday 18...

King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, was made up of a multinational...

The biographies of eight crew found among the remains of the Tudor warship Mary Rose have been revealed using the latest archaeological methods. Cardiff University...

Online talk ‘The chronology of revolution: Communism, culture, and civil society in 20th century...

Salford's Working Class Movement Library us hosting the online launch of Ben Harker’s new book The chronology of revolution tomorrow, Wednesday 5 May at 2pm. The book...

Storm cone to reveal the lost bandstands in our municiple parks

Commissioned by University of Salford Art Collection and Metal, The Storm Cone is an immersive artwork by artist Laura Daly with music composed by...

New book explains how famous Mummy was murdered

A new book published today explains how the famous mummy Takabuti was likely to have been murdered over 2,600 years ago. Editors Professor Rosalie David...

A Brief History of Manchester

Manchester is a major city in the northwest of England with a rich and convoluted history. Its origins in 79 AD make for fascinating...