David Olusoga to chair discussion on diversity in statues and public memorials in Manchester

David Olusoga OBE, Professor of Public History at The University of Manchester, is chairing a special panel discussion on the debate around statues and...
The BBC promises a star-filled documentary we’ll hear from the key ‘players’ in the Hacienda’s history and from club regulars

BBC to screen documentary about the Hacienda

It’s 40 years since the opening of this legendary Manchester nightclub and music venue which unleashed the acid house and rave scene, brought us...

Pankhurst Centre marks anniversary of the suffragette movement

10 October 2019 marks the anniversary of the founding of the suffragette movement, one of the most captivating and powerful campaigns in history, which was led by pioneering...

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...

Descendant Donates Rare Peterloo Artefact to People’s History Museum

Friday 19 July 2019 will see a very rare Peterloo artefact will go on display at People’s History Museum (PHM), known as the Peterloo...

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’...

Crowdfunding appeal launched to restore iconic sculpture damaged by vandals

A crowd-funding bid has been launched to raise £17,950 for an iconic Manchester sculpture damaged by vandals. The sculpture At the End of the Day...

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers commemorate Gallipoli with special parade in Bury

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will commemorate Gallipoli with a special parade through Bury town centre this Sunday (28th April) starting at 1.10pm from The...

Rail commuters can journey back in time at Salford Central

Salford Central railway station is offering commuters the chance to journey back in time. The foyer, which fronts onto New Bailey Street, has been turned...

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...