VE Day Seventy five years ago Manchester prepares to celebrate

Seventy five years ago this week, the City of Manchester was preparing to celebrate the end of the war in Europe. Plans were being prepared...

People from across Manchester are being given the opportunity be a part of the...

People from across Manchester are being given the opportunity be a part of the history of the last airworthy Vulcan bomber. XH558, the last airworthy...

Town Hall Tales uncovered as part of unique arts project

A new project telling some of the countless fascinating personal stories connected to Manchester Town Hall has been launched. The Our Town Hall engagement project,...

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...

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...

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...

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...