8 Sites that Tell the Story of Italians in England

Italians have lived in England from the time of the Roman Empire in 43AD and the cultures of the two countries have been intertwined for centuries. Here we look at 8 places that help to tell the story of Italian England.Read more

The Making of the North: 6 New Uses for Magnificent Mills

Mills are a huge part of northern history, but many are lying vacant and under threat. Here we look at 6 examples of new uses for mills in the North West.Read more

8 Reasons to Love Historic Manchester

Famed for its industrial output, pioneering political movements and musical exports, Manchester’s rich heritage is of national importance, recognised worldwide. Here we celebrate 8 places that tell the story of Manchester’s history. 1. Manchester was commended by a US President You may wonder how a 4 metre high statue of ‘Honest Abe’ Lincoln found its way to Brazennoze Street in central Manchester. The origins of the statue go back to the 19th century, when Manchester was one of the biggestRead more

Suffragettes: 7 places where history happened

Following 50 years of campaigning by Suffragists, the Suffragettes pushed for the vote through militant action and civil disobedience. Read more

Workshop of the World: 5 Great New Uses for England’s Industrial Heritage

Grade I and II* industrial buildings are three times more likely to be at risk than other types of historic building of the same grade. Yet re-using industrial buildings can bring great economic benefits while providing stimulating spaces to live and work in.Read more