Watch electricity dance: technology meets electronica at installation coming to Manchester

If you thought science is boring, think again. An art and sound installation which explores the creative possibilities of the Tesla coil as a musical...

National Football Museum to start charging admission – but will remain...

The National Football Museum is to introduce entry charges of up to £10 in the new year. The move is part of a bid for...

There’s a Halloween gnome trail at Ordsall Hall – and we...

There's a spooky Halloween trail at one of Manchester's most haunted buildings. Ghoulish little gnomes have been dotted around the grounds of Ordsall Hall in...

Moving exhibition explores how we remember those who lost their lives...

One hundred years after the guns fell silent, remembrance of the lives lost during the First World War remains a poignant and moving subject. While...

School’s out! 17 things to do with the kids over the...

Don't let the kids drive you up the wall this summer. There's plenty going on in Manchester to keep you all busy, whether you're...

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...

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...

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