Legacy of Munich tragedy explored at 60th anniversary event

The consequences of the Munich air disaster for English football, sports journalism and Manchester will be discussed at an event to mark the 60th...

Victorian ‘model dress’ recreated by Fashion Design lecturer

A modern reimagining of a 19th century ‘model dress’ that a Manchester art gallery put on display in an attempt to influence women’s “habits...

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...

Plans submitted for Our Emmeline statue

Plans have been submitted to Manchester City Council by Manchester based planning consultants Turley on behalf of the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Project.  This takes the proposal to build...

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 Women of Weatherfield celebrated in new documentary

The matriarchs of Coronation Street are being celebrated in a new documentary on BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Sounds.  The Women of Weatherfield, airing at...

Battle of Manchester Hill exhibition features pupils’ work

Primary school pupils have been commended for playing an important part in helping tell the story of the Battle of Manchester Hill in a...

A long-lost war memorial is unveiled at Newton Heath train maintenance depot.

More than 60 years after the memorial was moved from the carriage works site on Dean Lane, the memorial has been rededicated and unveiled,...

Mural unveiled to celebrate Salford’s Dirty Old Town gas holders

A mural depicting Salford’s famed industrial heritage has been unveiled at the site of the Gasholders on West Egerton Street in Salford. Members of the...

Manchester City Council gives planning permission for the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue

Planning permission for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue has been granted by Manchester City Council Planning Committeeduring an historic meeting held on 8 February 2018. This means that...