Call to people to hunt for our secret, forgotten or unknown memorials

A call for people  to reveal the region's more obscure memorials has been made by Historic England. The organisation wants photographs and information about lesser-known memorials,...

The Haçienda Nightclub and Chetham’s Library feature among the top 10 places for Music...

The Haçienda Nightclub and Chetham’s Library,has been included in the top 10 of a new UK heritage list standing alongside the Parsonage where the Bronte...

Oldham Archives saved for future public use

An “outstanding” historic trove of documents, newspaper clippings and images has been saved and will be accessible for public use at the new Oldham...

Emmeline Pankhurst’s words to mark BBC choral commission on 100 years of women’s suffrage

A brand new choral commission to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK by the BBC. The Pankhurst Anthem is a choral...

Deeds Not Words: Friends of the Pankhurst launches

The Pankhurst Trust is calling on individuals and businesses to ensure that the story of the women who won the right to vote lives on to inspire and empower...

Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave to star in new film about Lowry’s relationship with...

Filming is due to start later this month in Manchester on a new film which will shed light on the artist LS Lowry's relationship...

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,...

Crowdfunding Success for Suffragette Garden

Manchester’s Pankhurst Trust has achieved its crowdfunding target of £20,000 in a campaign supported by over 500 people to create a Suffragette Garden at the Pankhurst Centre, the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst. The story...

Christmas cards from Manchester Children’s Charity dating back 120 years go on display

Christmas cards dating one hundred and twenty years will be on show this Saturday at Manchester's Central Library. The cards come from a collection by...

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...