The City’s Centre for 40 years

In 1968 Manchester City council was presented with a proposal to transform the centre of the city around Market Street with a blueprint to...

Catch it while you can-Rare LS Lowry painting of backstreet cricket match goes on...

A rare painting by LS Lowry has gone on display in Salford ahead of its auction next month at Sotheby’s. The privately owned work, which...

Crowdfunder campaign to be launched for permanent Manchester music exhibition

The University of Manchester and Rockarchive.com will launch a joint crowdfunding campaign to keep an acclaimed exhibition celebrating Manchester’s rock music history on permanent...

UK crowd-sourced history campaign marks 50 years since the first Moon landings

Ahead of this weekend’s full Moon,s campaign asking people across the UK to share their memories of one of the seminal moments of the...

Monton’s famous landmark to be restored

A Monton landmark is to be restored thanks to funds from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The bid, which was successfully made by Monton...

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...

Bust of philanthropist John Rylands unveiled in Stretford

A bust of entrepreneur and philanthropist John Rylands has been unveiled at Stretford Public Hall. The Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Tom Ross, gave a speech...

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...

Ceramic pavement unveiled to commemorate James Joule in Sale

A ceramic pavement to commemorate the birth of a notable scientist has been unveiled in Trafford. The artwork was unveiled in Worthington Park, Sale, in...

Wigan Council to preserve 1910, the year of two elections, posters

More than one hundred posters from the 1910 elections will be saved from deterioration thanks to new funding. Wigan Council’s archives and local studies team...