Hulme Hippodrome is named by Victorian Society on this year’s Top Ten Endangered Building

Hulme Hippodrome has been as one of the Victorian Society's buildings at risk for 2019. The Hippodrome opened its doors on 10th October 1901 as...

Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland.

This Friday pupils from Wright Robinson College in Gorton will display their work at Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland. Pupils...

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...

An emotional day for Oldham as Annie comes home

On Friday 14th, after two years of fundraising, Oldham received its stunning Annie Kenney statue in Parliament Square. The event was opened by Jim McMahon...

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...

Co-op “vote” of confidence for Pankhurst Centre

Co-op has stepped in with a funding boost for a Manchester museum which had been broken into twice in the last week. Volunteers at the Pankhurst...

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...

Manchester’s National museum of democracy launches contemporary collecting fundraising campaign

People’s History Museum (PHM) is urgently seeking donations to support its contemporary collecting work as the museum responds to the unprecedented events of 2020 against a challenging backdrop for the cultural sector. The last few months...

It’s back for its 5th edition-Manchester Histories Festival

Manchester Histories Festival, celebrating Greater Manchester’s diverse histories and heritage, is returning for its 5th edition over a long-weekender from 7-11 June 2018. This year’s festival weaves Manchester’s vibrant story of...

Victoria Wood, Bury Library – and her guilty letter!

Pictures of the old Bury library that Victoria Wood visited as a child are now on display – alongside her letter ‘admitting’ book theft! Victoria...