Tag: Manchester history

Oct 15
Revealed: the historic North West sites at risk of being lost forever

Five sites in the North West have been added to the Heritage at Risk Register because…

Jul 28
From Crumpsall girl to Japanese prisoner of war: the story of Joan Whiteley

With war raging in Europe in 1940, Manchester-born Joan Whiteley and her best friend,…

Mar 20
Why does Manchester’s Central Library look like The Pantheon?

You may have noticed that Manchester’s Central Library looks like The Pantheon of…

Feb 04
The Greater Manchester theatres under threat of closure, redevelopment or demolition

When the Theatres Trust announced the 2020 Theatres at Risk Register, it was revealed…

Jan 24
The building where the Bee Gees first performed to be saved from demolition

The cinema where the Bee Gees first performed looks like being saved from demolition.…

Jan 10
Manchester sisters who fled the Nazis honoured by the Queen

Two Manchester sisters who fled the Nazis on a ship to Cuba that was forced back to…

Sep 20
Bombs, Beckham and riots – how this man captured 40 years of Manchester’s history in iconic images

Chris Gleave has captured some of the most significant moments in Manchester’s…