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...

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...

A reet gradley event will shed light on region’s culture

It promises to be a gradley event at Lancaster University on April 4 and well worth a sken! Did you know that many Lancashire dialect...

The day a wall of fire on the Ship Canal claimed six lives

This week sees the fifty first anniversary of the disaster that occured on the Manchester Ship canal near Partington which saw six men die...

Manchester’s Midland hotel sold for £115m

Manchester's iconic Midland Hotel has changed hands for £115m in a deal that sees the Swedish hotel investment company Pandox partnering in the transaction with Fattal...

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...

Manchester to shine a light on history of women’s football as UEFA Women’s EURO...

An exhibition charting the history of women's football will help kick off a summer-long celebration of the game as Manchester prepares to play its...

Crowdfunder campaign to be launched for permanent Manchester music exhibition

The University of Manchester and Rockarchive.com will launch a joint crowdfunding campaign to keep an acclaimed exhibition celebrating Manchester’s rock music history on permanent...

Historic England Announces Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund

Historic England has launched an emergency fund to help tackle the impact of Coronavirus on the heritage sector. The aim of the fund, which will...

Plans announced to mark centenary of The Battle of Manchester Hill

Plans have been announced for a unique cultural event to mark the centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill - a battle that in...