The Women of Weatherfield celebrated in new documentary

The matriarchs of Coronation Street are being celebrated in a new documentary on BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Sounds.  The Women of Weatherfield, airing at...

Women in Print joins First in the Fight

Women in Print has been announced as the creative partner to First in the Fight, which will be published in autumn 2019. Featuring...

Shelley’s Peterloo poem took inspiration from the radical press, new research reveals

Percy Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy, the most celebrated literary response to the Peterloo massacre, drew on accounts of the tragedy written by the...

BBC Radio Manchester marks the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre with a dramatised...

Listeners tuning into BBC Radio Manchester this Friday (16 August) can expect to hear a unique, dramatised timeline of the events of the Peterloo...

No fanfare as Peterloo monument unveiled in City Centre

It cost a million pounds and has already caused controversy over disabled access but yesterday Jeremy Deller’s monument was unveiled without nobody there to...

Just how many people were at Peterloo?

As the bicentenary of the event in which at least eighteen people lost their lives and hundreds were injured, a Warwick University PHD student...

Multi-million pound restoration for Science and Industry Museum’s Power Hall

The Power Hall at the Science and Industry Museum – one of the most beloved industrial heritage galleries in the country – is to...

NASA experts will be landing in Salford to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the...

As part of the moon landing celebrations, Salford Astronomical Society, will screen historic live footage of the landing at their base at Chaseley Field,...

Descendant Donates Rare Peterloo Artefact to People’s History Museum

Friday 19 July 2019 will see a very rare Peterloo artefact will go on display at People’s History Museum (PHM), known as the Peterloo...

A long-lost war memorial is unveiled at Newton Heath train maintenance depot.

More than 60 years after the memorial was moved from the carriage works site on Dean Lane, the memorial has been rededicated and unveiled,...