A reet gradley event will shed light on region’s culture

It promises to be a gradley event at Lancaster University on April 4 and well worth a sken! Did you know that many Lancashire dialect...

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Launches Appeal to Re-create Elizabeth’s Bedroom

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is about to embark on a new chapter, as it launches a campaign to re-create Elizabeth’s bedroom as it would have...

Historic Dunkirk Evacuation footage digitised by the North West Film Archive

Unique and historically significant films shot 75 years ago, during the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk in 1940, have been digitised by the...

New ‘memory map’ provides unique history of Jewish community in Manchester

A new digital ‘memory map’ that tells the stories of the Jewish community in Manchester between the wars has been produced by a University...

This year’s money to be spent on bin wagons but support for Buile Hill...

Work on restoring Buile Hill Manor will be delayed at least for another year as £800,000 set aside for the project will instead be...

Construction of a memorial to mark the Bradford Colliery underway

Construction has begun on the creation of a memorial to the Bradford Colliery as part of the Bradford Pit Project, despite coronavirus impacts. Set up...

Latest BBC archive release reveals the behind-the-scenes story of the North

The latest release of material from the BBC’s Oral History collection shines a light on Olive Shapley, one of Manchester’s key figures and a...

Manchester Museum to return 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to Australian indigenous population

The museum has announced the unconditional repatriation of 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to the Aranda people of Central Australia, Gangalidda Garawa peoples’...

Helen Pankhurst launches #RadicalManchester campaign celebrating ‘birthplace of progress and innovation’

A campaign celebrating #RadicalManchester’s role as the ‘birthplace of global innovation and progress’ has been launched by Marketing Manchester Mbassador Dr Helen Pankhurst. Timed to coincide...

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...