Heritage Open Day at Manchester Cathedral ‘From Henry V to The Fun Lovin’ Criminals’

What links Henry V and the Fun Lovin’ Criminals to a Belgian Prima Donna, industrial-scale weddings and an Elizabethan spy? Where does Modern Manchester...

Celebrating Ardwick’s Heritage

Tomorrow sees the second St Thomas Centre and Ardwick Green Heritage Open Day . The event runs from Midday to eight in the evening and...

Heritage Open Days Trafford and Ashton

In the borough of Trafford, the buildings which will be taking part in the open days include the Watling Gate house, bequeathed to Trafford...

Wilfred Owen’s War – Young people’s exhibition launched at Manchester Central Library

An exhibition to commemorate World War One and the poetry of Wilfred Owen is being launched at Central Library by the Lord Mayor of...

Hazel Blears on life as a student working in a Salford Soap Factory

The MP for Salford and Eccles and ex-Labour Cabinet minister Hazel Blears has made a short film about her student holiday work at Salford's...

Painting the town white with snowdrops

Thousands of delicate white flowers to be planted across Manchester to mark the Centenary of the First World War. Leading the charge is National Trust’s Urban...

Halle season kicks off with the visit of the Kinshasa Symphony and Choir

The Hallé’s 2014-2015 season begins on Thursday 11 September, with a concert featuring the Kinshasa Symphony and Choir, who will be visiting the UK...

Discuss-Should Scotland break away-Performance Space Manchester Central Library

With the polls over the weekend suggesting that the Scots may well voted for independence, the night before the Scots go to the polls,...

Elbow return to Manchester with three Feb 2015 dates.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning for Elbow's three Manchester dates in February 2015 at the O2 Apollo. Along with three dates at London's Hammersmith...

Tony Benn autobiography film to get exclusive airing at Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Town Hall has been chosen for an exclusive preview of a new unique film about Tony Benn. Will and Testament is an autobiography,...