30.3 C
Manchester

History

Two locations in Greater Manchester named in top ten most important...

The Castlefield Canal Basin and the Rochdale Pioneers Shop have been named in the top ten most important historic places in England. They were chosen by...

2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the TUC. What can we...

In 1968, the Trades Union Congress was exactly a hundred years old. The first meeting - a bringing-together of representatives of different trades to...

Get on your soapbox: All Saints Park to get its own...

This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Representation of the People’s Act - a law that reformed the electoral system in Great Britain. It's also...

Another Manchester myth shattered: Mr Rolls and Mr Royce probably didn’t...

It’s one of the best known stories about Manchester. Everyone who has ever been here knows it. Frederick Henry Royce met Charles Stewart Rolls...

The world’s largest women’s football conference is coming to Manchester

The world's largest women’s football conference is set to take place at the National Football Museum next month. Upfront & Onside: The Women's Football Conference...

Haçienda and Chetham’s Library named in top ten most culturally important...

The Haçienda and Chetham’s Library have been named as two of the most important places  to England’s cultural identity in the country. They were chosen by author...

100 years since The Representation of the People Act – and...

Today marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed on the 6 February 1918, granting women over 30 who were...

From cotton trading to thriving retail hub: The Royal Exchange Manchester...

Fifty years ago this year, one of Manchester’s biggest, most historic and iconic buildings was threatened with demolition. Dominating the cityscape between St Ann’s Square,...