Oldham campaigners excited about Pavilion refurb for Foxdenton Hall

The Save Foxdenton Hall Campaign has reached a significant turning point as local community group Chadderton Together receive a £50K grant from Viridor Credits Environmental...

How 11th November 1918 was marked in Manchester

  It was a fine morning in Manchester on the 11th November 1918, the day that  saw the fighting in the greatest war that the...

Peterloo star Neil Bell presents new short film inviting people to mark the 200th...

The star of Mike Leigh’s historic political protest drama, Peterloo, has presented a new short film encouraging people to visit the city of Manchester and learn...

Exhibition celebrating 100 years of Council housing comes to Central Library

The 1919 Addison Act sparked the first major wave of social housing in the UK. 100 years on, a new exhibition celebrates the home...

Manchester begins a public consultation on its statues, monuments and memorials across the city

Manchester Council has announced a public review and on-line consultation to focus on statues, monuments, and memorials around the city. It marks the start of a wider...

100 voices, faces and objects to mark BBC Centenary

BBC History has launched three new online collections looking at the broadcaster’s most iconic objects, people and contributors over the last century. The new collections...

Fancy running Heaton Hall’s Orangery?

Manchester City Council is looking for a partner to invest in and manage the much-loved Orangery at Heaton Hall, helping to open the space...

Playwright’s new work marks centenary of women getting the vote

A play written by a University of Salford lecturer marks the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote. One Simple Idea, by award-winning playwright Louise...

Manchester sites among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress...

Peter Street and the University of Manchester's Rutherford Building have been chosen among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress Selected...

Film premiere to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Manchester

The story of how thousands of documents were saved from destruction by the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto will be shown for...