A reet gradley event will shed light on region’s culture

It promises to be a gradley event at Lancaster University on April 4 and well worth a sken! Did you know that many Lancashire dialect...

Four Greater Manchester projects given funding to celebrate second Windrush day

Four projects across the North West will receive a share of over £29,000 to hold a rich and wide-ranging series of events as part...

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Launches Appeal to Re-create Elizabeth’s Bedroom

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is about to embark on a new chapter, as it launches a campaign to re-create Elizabeth’s bedroom as it would have...

New war memorial for ‘forgotten soldiers’ in Oldham

More than 2,500 ‘forgotten’ Oldham soldiers who died during or just after World War One will now have their names remembered at a ‘Garden...

Researcher unearths the proud history of Manchester’s LGBT+ Centre

The history of Manchester’s LGBT+ Centre has been uncovered by a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Emily Crompton, a senior lecturer at the Manchester School...

Textile firm mark centenary with Manchester Science and Industry museum donation

Textiles research and testing group Shirley Technologies Limited is marking its 100th anniversary by donating a machine invented in its Leeds laboratories in the...

Shocking truth behind Takabuti’s death revealed

Takabuti, the famous ancient Egyptian mummy on display at the Ulster Museum, suffered a violent death from a knife attack, a team of experts...

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...