In the 1993 film Groundhog Day, Bill Murray is forced to live the same day again and again.Read the full story..
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The UK’s national museum of democracy is 10 years old this week.Read the full story..
Jan Hicks has a particular, distinctive memory of growing up in the early 80s.Read the full story..
As you approach the Lancashire Museum of Mining (formerly the Astley Green Colliery), you can’t miss the Grade II listed pit headgear which, like a huge Meccano construction, dominates the skyline.Read the full story..
Did you know there’s a secret garden tucked away in an historic Manchester Library within walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens?Read the full story..
Described by the UN as the “world’s worst” humanitarian crisis, the on-going conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 80 per cent of the country’s men, women and children in desperate need of assistance.Read the full story..
This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.Read the full story..
A new exhibit at the People’s History Museum in Manchester offers a stark reminder of what women went through to secure the vote.Read the full story..
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