Special screening for film which documented the transformation of Salford

For its 50th anniversary, ‘The Changing Face of Salford’ is being shown at The New Adelphi Theatre at the University of Salford, in an event in...

Plotting air raids on Britain: map shows devastating impact of WWII Luftwaffe strikes

A researcher from the University of York has developed an interactive map detailing every air raid across the UK during the Second World War. Bombing...

Archive project receives National Lottery support

The Royal Northern College of Music has received a grant of over £60,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support a project celebrating the...

Co-op “vote” of confidence for Pankhurst Centre

Co-op has stepped in with a funding boost for a Manchester museum which had been broken into twice in the last week. Volunteers at the Pankhurst...

Manchester Museum to return 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to Australian indigenous population

The museum has announced the unconditional repatriation of 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to the Aranda people of Central Australia, Gangalidda Garawa peoples’...

Central Library archivists Save our Sound Heritage with digital technology

A new project being run by Manchester archivists will save more than 5,000 vulnerable sound recordings over the next five years, by digitising them...

Pankhurst Centre marks anniversary of the suffragette movement

10 October 2019 marks the anniversary of the founding of the suffragette movement, one of the most captivating and powerful campaigns in history, which was led by pioneering...

Hulme Hippodrome is named by Victorian Society on this year’s Top Ten Endangered Building

Hulme Hippodrome has been as one of the Victorian Society's buildings at risk for 2019. The Hippodrome opened its doors on 10th October 1901 as...

Unseen footage from the North West Film Archive forms part of BBC series

Previously unseen films from the Second World War stored in the North West Film Archive (NWFA) form part of a fascinating new series on...

80 years on, a third of people in the North West ‘don’t know’ when...

Today marks 80 years since the outbreak of World War II, when Neville Chamberlain delivered news of the declaration of war against Nazi Germany...