Lost and forgotten Lowry painting sells for £2.65m

A painting by L.S Lowry that was lost to the art world for seventy years has been sold at auction for £2.65m The 1943 work,...

Future secured for Manchester’s iconic indie music venue the Star and Garter

The long-term future of Manchester’s historic indie music venue the Star and Garter has been secured after the public-private partnership behind Mayfield, the city’s...

Exhibition celebrating 100 years of Council housing comes to Central Library

The 1919 Addison Act sparked the first major wave of social housing in the UK. 100 years on, a new exhibition celebrates the home...

300-year-old mince pie recipe revealed

Newcastle University Library archivists have uncovered a mince pie recipe from 1733. The recipe book is part of the Blenkinsopp-Coulson (William) Archive. William Lisle Blenkinsopp...

People from across Manchester are being given the opportunity be a part of the...

People from across Manchester are being given the opportunity be a part of the history of the last airworthy Vulcan bomber. XH558, the last airworthy...

First in the fight-20 radical women’s stories

Almost one year after Our Emmeline was unveiled to great acclaim a book has been published sharing her story and that of the 20...

Gangalidda Garawa and Nyamal Nations receive significant material from Manchester Museum at Australia House...

A delegation of Traditional Owners from the Gangalidda Garawa Nation and representatives from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

Year long programme of Peterloo commemorations is coming to a finale Premiere of Peterloo...

Manchester Histories is bringing to a finale a year-long programme of activities carried out to mark the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre with...

Town Hall Tales uncovered as part of unique arts project

A new project telling some of the countless fascinating personal stories connected to Manchester Town Hall has been launched. The Our Town Hall engagement project,...

The ‘Bones of Thomas Paine’ will be paraded across Salford and Manchester

Salford's Working Class Movement Library is working with Salford outdoor arts organisation Walk the Plank to bring the fascinating character of Thomas Paine to life...