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...

Letter discovered detailing first written account of suffragette force-feeding to go on display at...

People’s History Museum has discovered a letter written in prison by one suffragette to another detailing the first known written account of force-feeding. The handwritten...

Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller unveils his designs for a memorial to the Peterloo...

Designs drawn up by artist Jeremy Deller for a memorial to commemorate the Peterloo massacre have unveiled. The artist has been commissioned by Manchester City...

Rave On – people of Manchester invited to recall their clubbing memories

Although Manchester and its music are famous around the globe, little is known about the communities which helped to build that reputation. Popular culture...

Snapshot: The moment Securicor removed art masterpieces from the home of LS Lowry in...

When LS Lowry died in 1976, the task of clearing his house of his considerable art collection was nothing short of epic. Lowry avoided receiving...

Campaign launches to save “Kendals” but do we really love it?

It’s stood on Deansgate since the middle of the nineteenth century,it evokes nostalgic memories of days out,but its future could well be over. As Mike...

Iconic images from Manchester’s rock history go on display at Central Library

'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' includes iconic, rarely-exhibited images of legends of the city’s music scene, including Buzzcocks, Joy Division, New...

A big step towards finally recognising Oldham’s working class Suffragette

The Annie Kenney Project has taken a huge leap forward this week, with the clay statue formally being handed over to the Foundry. It’s a...

Renovation of historic Middleton school is completed

One of the most important historic buildings in Middleton has been re-opened at a special ceremony following a £590,000 revamp by us and the National...

Manchester sites among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress...

Peter Street and the University of Manchester's Rutherford Building have been chosen among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress Selected...