Bricktastic tribute to Bridgewater Canal

James Brindley carved the original in cheese, the Victorians built it in iron and now the Bridgewater Swing Aqueduct has been recreated in Lego. The...

Back to the 1970’s Archeologists dig up the famous Reno club

Archeologists from the University of Salford will be digging back to the 1970s music scene at Manchester’s former Reno Club. They will be joined by...

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...

Did Your Ancestors Attend this Ball?

Manchester’s premier five-star hotel, The Lowry Hotel, is appealing for help in hunting down the attendees of the original Manchester Ball held...

Rochdale’s cotton road will weave its heritage trail

A year after featuring in a hit television documentary Rochdale's famous Cotton Famine Road is in the news again following a huge cash injection...

Stockport’s ‘Cockleshell Hero’ to be honoured

The bravery of the ‘Cockleshell Hero’ Royal Marine James Conway will be honoured with a permanent memorial to be unveiled on Sunday 10th December...

The Women of Weatherfield celebrated in new documentary

The matriarchs of Coronation Street are being celebrated in a new documentary on BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Sounds.  The Women of Weatherfield, airing at...

Remembering Resistance: Call for help with Manchester protest memories project

Popular protest is on the rise but there’s a long history of women’s activism in the North, with particularly strong connections in...

300-year-old mince pie recipe revealed

Newcastle University Library archivists have uncovered a mince pie recipe from 1733. The recipe book is part of the Blenkinsopp-Coulson (William) Archive. William Lisle Blenkinsopp...

Community at the heart of project bringing new life to the home of Manchester’s...

For 70 years the Platt Hall Gallery, at the crossroads of Rusholme, Fallowfield and Moss Side, has housed Manchester Art Gallery’s costume collection. Generations of...