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...

Descendant Donates Rare Peterloo Artefact to People’s History Museum

Friday 19 July 2019 will see a very rare Peterloo artefact will go on display at People’s History Museum (PHM), known as the Peterloo...

Long lost and original Wind in the Willows puppets from the award winning 1983...

Waterside Arts in Sale is have acquired 25 original Wind in the Willows puppets from the iconic Cosgrove Hall animated film made in their...

The City’s Centre for 40 years

In 1968 Manchester City council was presented with a proposal to transform the centre of the city around Market Street with a blueprint to...

Forgotten maps of Manchester slums restored and available to view

A new project has repaired, photographed and shared online forgotten maps of Manchester’s slums, which had been overlooked for the last 130 years. The maps...

Could you be a Peterloo descendant?

Peterloo 2019 is hoping to connect the stories of those who were present at the Peterloo Massacre with the stories of today by searching for the Peterloo Descendants.  60,000...

Peterloo 2019 invites volunteers to become Peterloo Ambassadors

2019 marks 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre  a watershed moment in British democracy whose legacy continues to be felt in the Greater Manchester...

Manchester’s Architect of the Thirlmere Dam recognised as one of the most influential surveyors

The late William Telford Gunson, a former member of Manchester City Council,from 1884 until 1892 has been recognised as one of the most influential surveyors of...

St Bernard dog was Manchester invention, say historians

A new book published by University of Manchester historians shows that the much-loved St Bernard dog we know today was a Victorian invention. According to...