MCFC 125: Celebrating the Birth & First Successes of Manchester City will be held at The Dancehouse Theatre, Oxford Road on Thursday April 11 at 7.30pm.
As you’ve stood daydreaming at Victoria station or raced by to catch a departing train, would it be fair to say the small red-brick hairdressers that lies opposite has never registered deeper than your subconscious?
People power, Suffragettes and the TUC celebrated as Manchester Histories Festival returns for a fifth year
This year’s festival weaves the vibrant story of what makes Manchester the city it is with some of the key moments in everyone’s history that Manchester has played a central role in.
‘£328m, what a waste! Spend it on the NHS’: Manchester Town Hall closure brings mixed views from the public
Manchester Town Hall closed for six years on Monday ahead of its £328m redevelopment – but what do Mancunians and visitors think of the news?
‘Something for everybody’: MM chat to creator of poster detailing ‘sophisticated’ Manchester’s history
Did you know that Manchester is the home of the industrial revolution or the place where the first programmable computer was made?
City of football, musical capital and industrial hub – Manchester has many different guises.
The modern game of tennis has developed significantly, first recognised in the North of France in the 12th Century in which the sport was known as ‘real tennis’.
MM decided to get in touch with writer, tour guide and editor of Manchester Confidential Jonathan Schofield to explore the history behind some of Manchester’s street names and find out whether Deansgate was named after the lost River Dene and the real story behind Balloon Street…
Simply having a wonderful touring time… ‘Entertainment with facts’ ready to make Manchester laugh again
If you’ve already exhausted the markets, fear not, there’s still time to muster that festive feeling in Manchester this Christmas.
Amazing WW2 diary revealing grandparents’ Manchester Blitz tragedy leads woman to shorthand assistance plea
A Manchester woman has unearthed a diary written by her mother in 1940 during the Manchester Blitz, which may tell the tale of her grandparents’ tragic deaths.
Musician and activist Tom Robinson will be leading a day of celebration at The National Festival of LGBT History in Manchester on Saturday.