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...

Tiny clogs tell the poignant story of child poverty in the Industrial Revolution

A pair of children’s clogs from the Industrial Revolution stamped with the instruction “not to be pawned”, demonstrate the extreme poverty that was rife among...

Salford First World War Hero to be honoured

A simple paving stone will be unveiled on Sunday October 8 to mark the bravery of World War One Salford hero Sergeant Joseph Lister...

Manchester’s Landmark buildings could be preserved forever in immersive virtual reality

Manchester’s landmark architecture could be forever preserved in virtual reality to allow people to revisit former buildings where they once stood. Computer and architecture experts...

Pankhurst Trust Launches Centenary Celebrations

The Pankhurst Trust kick started a monumental year of celebration last night (22 January) with the ultimate ‘house party’ to mark 100 years since...

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...

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...

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...

Hello, hello, hello….to new Museum Curator

There has been an arresting development at the popular Greater Manchester Police Museum in Manchester city centre. Katie Henderson has copped the top job and...

Women in Print joins First in the Fight

Women in Print has been announced as the creative partner to First in the Fight, which will be published in autumn 2019. Featuring...