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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...

Sex and the city: Manchester celebrates 100 years of radical women

Manchester has a history of radical women. The city has had an established suffrage movement since 1867, and has long been a hot-bed of radical...

Manchester wins government funding for Pankhurst Centre and statue

Manchester is to receive £370,000 from the government's Centenary Cities Fund for two projects which mark the centenary of The Representation of the People...

Meet the man who visited all 92 football league grounds and...

When Jamie Edwards drew the grounds of Notts County and Nottingham Forest back in 2004, he had no idea that this would be the...

Help bring a historic suffragette banner back to Manchester

The People’s History Museum is calling on the public to help it bring home a rare suffragette banner that was created over 100 years...

The elephant who walked from Edinburgh to Manchester

World Elephant Day falls on 12 August every year – an occasion you may think has nothing to do with Manchester. We can’t offer you...

Queer Noise: 50 years of LGBT+ life in Manchester

Manchester’s musical LGBT+ history is explored in a new exhibition coming to The People’s History Museum. Queer Noise features artefacts, imagery, film and music from...

24 hour party political people: general election screenings, offers and events...

In case you haven't heard, there's a general election tomorrow with polling stations open from 7am-10pm. Manchester may be split between red and blue when...

Manchester’s museums and arts venues open late for one night only...

Familiar venues and spaces will transform into places of wonder and curiosity on Thursday May 18th to celebrate Manchester After Hours, an annual night of...

Three to see this weekend: a silent rave, an art exhibit...

Guys and gals. Ed Sheeran is in the neighbourhood this weekend. If you want to throw some shapes with the world’s coolest ginger, now’s...

“If you want gorgeous architecture, good books and the best people ...

In a recent article titled ‘Manchester: The Best City You’re Not Visiting’ Huffington Post declared our beloved city as ‘the kind of city that...

Share your football memories at the National Football Museum

The National Football Museum has launched its new Sporting Memories group and is looking for more Mancunians who love to talk football. “Our first session...

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