Wigan unveils statue to celebrate its mining heritage

An official unveiling of a statue designed to commemorate Wigan Borough’s mining history is one of several events taking place this weekend. Wigan town centre...

Hookey on hand as Salford firsts celebrated with unveiling of stunning sculpture

The city that had England’s first public library, first public park, and first horse drawn tram service – amongst many other firsts - has...

Salford firsts to be celebrated with stunning sculpture

The city that had England’s first public library, first public park, and first horse drawn tram service – amongst many others - has celebrated...

“Quite unsuitable for females” – 100 years since women’s football ban

2021 marks 100 years since the Football Association banned women’s football in England - to mark the anniversary, an expert from The University of...

Residents invited to get hands on with history as Rochdale town hall restoration continues

Local heritage enthusiasts are being offered the chance to play a unique role in the restoration of Rochdale Town Hall, with 14 rare and...

Manchester Archaeologists reveal origins of famous Stone Age monument

Archaeologists from the Universities of Manchester and Cardiff have discovered the origins of Arthur’s Stone, one of the UK’s most famous Stone Age monuments. Manchester’s...

Young people from refugee backgrounds to create new biographies of Manchester museum’s ancient historical...

Young people from refugee backgrounds will work with University experts and community artists to produce new narratives of ancient artefacts held in museum collections. Up...

New state-of-the-art archives at Leigh Town Hall will be open to the public in...

Wigan Council’s state-of-the-art archive facilities will be unveiled to the public in June at the newly renovated Grade II listed Leigh Town Hall. Members of...

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...

The Guardian honours its Manchester roots as it turns 200

The Guardian and Manchester City Council are proud to unveil a new commemorative plaque at 3 Cross St, today, marking the site of the...