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.
Greater Manchester has a rich social history, but did you know that it can boast the title of the city that launched the most celebrated career in British public life?
A show consisting of music banned by the Nazis will be brought home by Manchester-born producer Peter Brathwaite later this month.
A huge crowd-funding campaign is underway to restore an Edwardian Tameside theatre to its former glory.
The annual Gothic Manchester Festival will return for another weird and wonderful outing this October.
Manchester City have announced a plan to canvass fans for feedback on the club’s badge, with a view to potentially evolving the crest that has been the club’s since 1997.
A new exhibition at the Whitworth Gallery will be exploring Manchester’s long history and connection with the textile industry and the material’s use in feminist art.
At MM we decided we would spend International Older Person’s Day choosing our top five elderly Mancunians – after much debate, here’s our list!