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...

Forming global links to remember the fallen of Manchester

The chaplain of a University hall of residence is helping a project to commemorate 24 students killed in the World Wars. Fr Hugh Bearn, chaplain...

Stayin Alive-Campaign to save the building where music legends, the Bee Gees first performed...

"Bee Gees fans from all over the world come to have their pictures taken outside - even though it's a funeral home!"   So says Chris Peacock from...

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...