Ghost of Xmas past- Victorian Christmas cards in MMU Special Collections

From walking Christmas puddings to fluffy puppies, the Christmas cards in Manchester Metropolitan University’s Laura Seddon collection reflect the strange and sentimental mores of...

New Contact play will be inspired by Basketball and Hip Hop

A new physical theatre show inspired by the UK's basketball culture and featuring live Beatboxing and Hip Hop is to open at Oxford Road's...

Mindbenders, Rubber Bullets and Unknown Pleasures: Remembering Stockport’s Strawberry Recording Studios, 1967-1993′

This Wednesday, The Friends of the Manchester Centre for Regional History are reliving part of Manchester's musical legacy. Mindbenders, Rubber Bullets and Unknown Pleasures: Remembering...

That day We Sang to feature in Xmas TV Schedules

That Day We Sang, the Musical set in 1969 Manchester and premiered at the Manchester International Festival and ran at the Royal Exchange Theatre...

Explore the wonders of light this winter at MOSI

Discover the wonders of light this winter and explore the magical, creative ways it can brighten up our worlds with a host of free,...

Oldham to commemorate the Christmas Eve Doodlebug

Oldham will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of one of the borough’s darkest days. Two special events will be held over the coming weeks...

Manchester’s Gothic past is theme for National Trust Christmas walks

Manchester’s gothic past will be the theme for National Trust Christmas guided walks in the city this week. Hayley Flynn, the Trust’s City Curator...

Balloon broadside among Manchester’s Musical Treasures on display at Central Library

A 1780s pop song written to celebrate the first ever balloon flight from Manchester is among the artefacts being displayed at Manchester Central Library....

Xmas Spirit at the Town Hall

Manchester's Town Hall's Great Hall will be filled with Yule tide spirit as the Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Sue Cooley invites visitors to...

Manchester-Alchemical City

Jeanette Winterson will be presenting her personal exploration of Manchester, from its Celtic roots to the present day, and beyond next week on BBC...