Inside Murrays’ Mills – one of Manchester’s most historic buildings

It's one of Manchester's most important historic buildings - now Murrays' Mills in Ancoats is taking on a new lease of life. The world's oldest...

This is the place: Worsley is a little piece of Cheshire...

The leafy suburb of Worsley is on the edge of Salford, sandwiched between the industrial layers of Swinton, Walkden, Eccles and Boothstown. An affluent...

This is the place: Bury has the best market in Britain but...

Bury emerged in the Industrial Revolution as a mill town manufacturing textiles. Historically part of Lancashire, to this day some Bury folk prefer to...

Whatever happened to the Arndale underground market? This urban explorer...

Many people have happy memories of the Arndale Underground Market, a shopper's paradise beneath the city centre's streets back in the 1970s and 80s. The...

The truth about the 1996 Manchester bomb & the making of...

Saturday 15th June 1996 dawned bright and sunny and Manchester had every reason to feel good about itself, writes Ray King

Remembering Manchester pioneers Alcock and Brown 100 years after first non-stop...

One hundred years ago this weekend, a specially modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber, an assemblage of wood, canvas and wire, dipped its...

Manchester pioneers Alcock and Brown remembered 100 years after first non-stop...

One hundred years ago next month, a specially modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber, an assemblage of wood, canvas and wire, dipped its...

The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #22 the scientist who...

Story: The End of Alchemy/Dalton’s Atomic Theory Object: The “four elements” sculptures Location: Dalton Entry Alleyway Year: 1803 When John Dalton presented a paper to the Manchester Literary...

Programme of 150 events will mark 200th anniversary of Peterloo Massacre

The 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre will be marked by a major programme of 150 events spanning Greater Manchester and beyond between June...

The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #21 mills and boom

Story: The Rise of the Cotton Industry Location: Chorlton Mills chimney on Cambridge St Year: 1797 Given that Manchester was known for so long as the world’s...

Meet the Manchester jam makers who put the strawberry jam in...

When I Love MCR® decided to create a new Strawberry Jam Gin, it was a no-brainer as to where the main ingredient would be...

The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #20 the intriguing history...

Story: Catholic Revival Object: St Mary’s plaque Location: Hidden Gem Church Year: 1794 Manchester has long been a mainly Protestant city. The Cathedral describes itself as Anglican, the...

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