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..
A minnow with ambitions.Read the full story..
Lest We Forget? Imperial War Museum North stages exhibition exploring how the First World War has shaped society.Read the full story..
Her mother, the pioneer radical and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, died after giving birth to her and young Mary Godwin grew up having to pass the room she died in every day.Read the full story..
It’s unusual to go more than a few days without hearing about the war in Syria, either in the news or as part of an appeal for humanitarian assistance.Read the full story..
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