‘Gentleman Jack’ – in need of the Coal Authority

Television’s latest great Sunday night heroine – ‘Gentleman Jack’ - would have found her life a great deal easier if the Coal Authority had...

A weekend of events to mark centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill

A stunning cultural event to commemorate the men of the Manchester Regiment who fought at the Battle of Manchester Hill takes place tonight Friday...

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...

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...

Emmeline Pankhurst’s words to mark BBC choral commission on 100 years of women’s suffrage

A brand new choral commission to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK by the BBC. The Pankhurst Anthem is a choral...

Oldham will commemorate war hero 100 years on

Oldham Council is set to remember the third recipient from the borough to be awarded the Victoria Cross – exactly 100 years since his...

Stephenson’s Rocket returns to Manchester for first time in 180 years

Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September. The iconic locomotive, which was built to run...

Sell-out run of behind-the-scenes Town Hall tours extended

New tours enabling people to experience rarely-seen parts of Manchester's magnificent Town Hall have been announced, ahead of its temporary closure in January 2018...

Potting Sheds to become exhibition space at RHS Garden Bridgewater

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has received a grant of £98,900 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to turn historic Potting Sheds into an...

Free tickets to Manchester Town Hall open day up for grabs

A special Manchester Town Hall Open Day - giving people a last chance to explore the iconic building before its temporary closure - has...