With LGBT History Month approaching, Jessica Blair takes a look at the upcoming events aiming to celebrate Manchester’s diverse community in a time of political adversity
The recording comes from a vital point in the space race
Hannah Vallance argues that British Museums must de-colonise if they are to create space for indigenous communities in the mainstream historical narrative.
Editor Jacklin Kwan looks at the history of how society has come to face an existential environmental threat at the hands of climate change. Could things have been different?
A study by the Royal Historical Society recently found that less than 100 history professors working in the UK are from a black background.
Sophie Marriott explores Manchester University’s reaction to recent revelations by the Royal Historical Society regarding the distinct lack of racial diversity in the study of history in higher education.
Hannah Vallance argues Corbyn’s pledge to change the way the British Empire is remembered and taught is fundamental in order to understand Britain’s place in the world today.
This week’s edition of ‘Artefact of the Week’, Claudia Neuray presents a brief history of the Principal Hotel, a landmark most pass frequently, yet know little about
Theo Bennett reviews the action-packed, but deeply nostalgic closing event of Manchester Museum’s Egypt Gallery, which shall be off-limits until reopening in 2021
Jon S. Baird’s Stan and Ollie (2018) is a sweet reminder of the humanity behind humour, and the pleasure of those who make us laugh, and love.
Armand Azra looks at the ways history can be appropriated, rewritten and abused by undemocratic and nationalistic campaigns, as he sees happening in Malaysia today
Anuli Changa reviews ‘SIX’ The Musical, the new smash hit by Marlow and Morris, fresh from the West End
In this edition of Artefact of the Week, Sophie Marriott looks at a ceramic jug from the Nasca Culture of Pre-Hispanic South America and how their mysterious and captivating artistry was filled with their iconography
Victoria Evans explores the ‘Women Who Shaped Manchester’ exhibition at the John Rylands Library, and delves into the history of a city built on female resilience.
It’s the spookiest time of the year, but perhaps not in the way you would expect. Emma Price discusses the dangerous after-effects of Halloween.
Rosa Uijtewaal takes us back to Victorian Manchester in an exploration of how theatre developed in the city
Hear from two Manchester residents about the importance of food in their cultural identity.
Sources suggest that the fermentation/pickling process, buying hyper-local produce to minimise environmental impact, healthy fast food and snacks, and booze-free food and drink are all popular trends during 2018. The trends of fermentation/pickling and buying from the most localised sources indicate a fashionable step into Britain’s agricultural past. What can we, in 2018, learn from […]