“Devastated” campaigners as the dream of Ancoats Dispensary comes to an end

Campaigners who have been fighting to save the historic Ancoats Dispensary are said to be devastated after they have been forced to hand the...

The Royal Exchange Manchester to celebrate 100 Years and theywant your help

Later this year The Royal Exchange Manchester will be celebrating 100 years since the building was officially opened by King George V and Queen...

Missive from a militant: new Annie Kenney Letter revealed

A previously unknown letter from local suffragette, Annie Kenney, is to go on display for the first time at Gallery Oldham. Working-class political activist and...

BBC commemorates the 80th anniversary of iconic de Gaulle broadcast

Today sees the 80th anniversary of General Charles de Gaulle’s historic first broadcast to occupied France from the BBC’s Broadcasting House. Just days after Paris...

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...

Could you shed light on the hidden history of women’s football?

The National Football Museum is looking to capture stories and memories from female footballers who played during the sport’s ‘hidden history’ period, with a view...

It’s back for its 5th edition-Manchester Histories Festival

Manchester Histories Festival, celebrating Greater Manchester’s diverse histories and heritage, is returning for its 5th edition over a long-weekender from 7-11 June 2018. This year’s festival weaves Manchester’s vibrant story of...

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...

VE Day Seventy five years ago Manchester prepares to celebrate

Seventy five years ago this week, the City of Manchester was preparing to celebrate the end of the war in Europe. Plans were being prepared...

Rooms of Our Own – Campaigners who saved the Pankhurst Centre in 1970s &...

The Pankhurst Trust has been awarded funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to embark upon a project called Rooms of Our Own, which will reveal the hidden ‘herstory’ of Manchester’s Pankhurst Centre. Although now recognised internationally...