Manchester Jewish Museum discovers Time Capsule from the 1870s

As building work on Manchester Jewish Museum’s major Cultural Capital Development project nears completion ready for its Spring 2021 opening – builders have made...

New ‘memory map’ provides unique history of Jewish community in Manchester

A new digital ‘memory map’ that tells the stories of the Jewish community in Manchester between the wars has been produced by a University...

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...

Blue Plaque to be unveiled to honour Tom Curry-victim of the Munich Air Disaster

On Sunday 4 February 2018, a special event is being planned to honour Manchester United's well-loved trainer, Tom Curry. Tom Curry was a professional footballer-turned-coach,...

Shirley Baker exhibition set for take off at Wythenshawe Forum Library

Shirley Baker, the famous Manchester photographer, spent a day at the airport in 1987 capturing the experiences of passengers using the airport and a...

Letter discovered detailing first written account of suffragette force-feeding to go on display at...

People’s History Museum has discovered a letter written in prison by one suffragette to another detailing the first known written account of force-feeding. The handwritten...

Northern launches search for families of those named on the Lancashire and Yorkshire carriage...

Northern Rail is searching for the relatives of soldiers whose names appear on a long-lost war memorial which is soon to be re-housed at...

Shocking truth behind Takabuti’s death revealed

Takabuti, the famous ancient Egyptian mummy on display at the Ulster Museum, suffered a violent death from a knife attack, a team of experts...

Restoration work on Failsworth War Memorial to start

Oldham Council is to start work restoring Failsworth War Memorial. In total the project will see more than £40,000 spent on the refurbishment of the...

Nominate your favourite historic sites in Oldham

Oldham residents are being warmly encouraged to nominate their favourite historic buildings, landscapes, historic sites, public art, monuments and even street furniture to join...