Residents invited to get hands on with history as Rochdale town hall restoration continues

Local heritage enthusiasts are being offered the chance to play a unique role in the restoration of Rochdale Town Hall, with 14 rare and...

Manchester Archaeologists reveal origins of famous Stone Age monument

Archaeologists from the Universities of Manchester and Cardiff have discovered the origins of Arthur’s Stone, one of the UK’s most famous Stone Age monuments. Manchester’s...

Young people from refugee backgrounds to create new biographies of Manchester museum’s ancient historical...

Young people from refugee backgrounds will work with University experts and community artists to produce new narratives of ancient artefacts held in museum collections. Up...

New state-of-the-art archives at Leigh Town Hall will be open to the public in...

Wigan Council’s state-of-the-art archive facilities will be unveiled to the public in June at the newly renovated Grade II listed Leigh Town Hall. Members of...

The Royal Exchange Manchester to celebrate 100 Years and theywant your help

Later this year The Royal Exchange Manchester will be celebrating 100 years since the building was officially opened by King George V and Queen...

The Guardian honours its Manchester roots as it turns 200

The Guardian and Manchester City Council are proud to unveil a new commemorative plaque at 3 Cross St, today, marking the site of the...

LS Lowry painting of former prime minister David Lloyd-George’s birthplace to go on display...

LS Lowry painting of former prime minister David Lloyd-George’s birthplace to go on display at The Lowry after being acquired for the nation   An important...

The day a wall of fire on the Ship Canal claimed six lives

This week sees the fifty first anniversary of the disaster that occured on the Manchester Ship canal near Partington which saw six men die...

Soroptimist founder to get Blue Plaque

A doctor dedicated to inspiring women in Wigan Borough will be acknowledged permanently with a Blue Plaque on the exterior of her former home. Original...

Royal ‘love letters’ revealed as evidence of an unwelcome pursuit

A series of newly transcribed letters between the then-future George IV and his family’s sub-governess Mary Hamilton have shed fresh light on their relationship....