How Nursing Uniforms Have Changed Over The Years

The world’s first nursing school was established in London in 1860 and supervised by Florence Nightingale. Now, there are hundreds of nursing-related courses up...

New ways to discover Manchester’s People’s History Museum

Although the doors to People’s History Museum (PHM) will be closed as part of the national lockdown during November, this marks the start of a series of new...

Black History Month -Great Northern to expand Great Northerner exhibition

After launching its iconic Great Northerners exhibition in November 2017, Manchester’s Great Northern Warehouse has today announced that it will be expanding its exhibition...

Manchester and Beyond – Living History of Industry in the UK

As well as the Pankhursts, the Madchester scene and Coronation Street, Manchester is famous for its role in the industrial revolution.  But it’s neither the...

North West Film Archive joins virtual street party to commemorate 75th anniversary of VE...

With most events planned for VE Day now cancelled or on hold, the North West Film Archive (NWFA) has joined the growing number of...

East Lancashire Railway looks back on 1940’s ahead of VE Day

As the nation prepares to commemorate VE Day, East Lancashire Railway is marking the occasion by sharing a gallery of images from its previous...

People’s History Museum launches Vital Voters for the voices of the future

People’s History Museum(PHM) launches a new project that invites young people to connect with and explore what democracy means to them. Vital Voters is a...

Visit the private home of the Earl & Countess of Derby

The Earl & Countess of Derby are welcoming visitors into Knowsley Hall, their exquisite stately home in Merseyside, during September’s annual Guided Tours Week, the only...

A History of Manchester’s Cremation Trends

Manchester is known for its friendly locals, historical architecture, and also for the ability to strike up a conversation with a complete stranger without...

Not just Peterloo – a series of evening talks on state violence

Salford's Working Class Movement Library are holding a series of four free talks on state violence, Not just Peterloo, Wednesdays at 7pm starting this Wednesday,...