Lowry painting to go on public display for first time in 57 years

A Lowry painting is expected to sell for between £4 to £6 million when it goes on auction next month at Christie’s in London...

The story of urban parks in North Manchester and the Moston mural project.receive Historic...

Telling the untold stories of ordinary people’s access to urban green spaces in North Manchester, id amongst 56 new projects that Historic England will...

New heritage trail set to celebrate Middleton’s rich history

A brand new Middleton heritage trail is being created and the team behind it are asking local residents and history enthusiasts to get involved. The...

£7.6m project to transform John Rylands Library gets Green light

Manchester City Council has approved plans to transform The University of Manchester’s John Rylands Research Institute and Library to enhance its contribution to research,...

Insults sent with love: the dark tradition of Victorian Valentine’s Day cards

Featuring vicious, mocking, and cruel illustrations and poems, Manchester Met’s collection of 19th century ‘vinegar valentines’ greetings cards showcase the dark Victorian tradition of...

Work begins to replace the Science and Industry Museum’s Grade II listed roof –...

The next stage of one of the most significant heritage restoration projects currently underway in the UK has now begun at one of Manchester’s...

A right Royal Hotel that once stood in the centre of Manchester

Last week saw the announcement that four floors of the Royal Buildings on the corner of Market Street and Piccadilly Gardens are to be...

Halle archive to go online from this Sunday

Have you ever fancied dipping your toe into the Hallé’s rich and extensive 165 year old archive? From anywhere in the world? On Sunday 21stJanuary...

Greater Manchester’s oldest surviving archive collection saved by Manchester City Council

Greater Manchester’s oldest surviving archive collection has been saved for posterity by Manchester City Council. The Assheton of Middleton estate archive collection, purchased by Manchester...

Manchester Met will start to celebrate its 200th Birthday by lighting up the City...

Manchester Metropolitan University is marking its 200th anniversary by lighting iconic buildings around Manchester with eye-catching animations, reflecting on the University’s historical and ongoing...