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A "very heavy" Boneshaker from 1868 and Victoria Pendleton's aerodynamic vehicle from the 2012 Olympics are among the highlights at MOSI's new exhibition.
Duo Walter Hugo and Zoniel fill a Toxteth building with tanks of jellyfish, while the World Museum prepares to host boa constrictors and royal pythons later this year.
In the latest in our Artist's Statement series, conceptual artist Ryan Gander tells Culture24 about a key work from his current show at Manchester Art Gallery.
The Yorkshire Festival heralds exhibitions ranging from French porcelain to giant outdoor sculptures, while a land art project stretches across the South Pennine area.
Facing the "massively difficult" task of its latest move, Lancashire's remarkable collection of Titanic exhibits needs a long-term home. Nigel Hampson explains his big plans.
The Magnum Photos agency project to document contemporary British manufacturing is showing at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry.
A book of poems by Lord Byron is offering curators and visitors at the People's History Museum in Manchester a tangible link to the life of deported Chartist William Cuffay.
The Museum of Science & Industry has just launched a new online game, #HookedOnMusic, developed to explore the science behind what makes a musical hook.
See objects including spurs, pins and a buckle from a female grave, investigated as part of six burials found during a search sparked by the discovery of a brooch in 2004.
A huge statue of Michael Jackson, removed from outside Fulham FC's stadium and donated by Mohamed Al-Fayed, joins a legendary goalkeeper's boots at the National Football Museum.
The latest volunteer archaeological dig at Roman Maryport on the coastal fringes of Hadrian's Wall has yielded yet more important discoveries.
The premiere of Transform, created for would-be chanters, mumblers and part-time raconteurs, saw visitors step onto a spotlighted podium in Manchester. Nick Stockman watched.
Working with software developers in California, an academic in Manchester says Google Glass will become "huge in every industry" - starting with three paintings.
Dr Panayiota Vassilopoulou, from the University of Liverpool, talks city centre art galleries and reflecting on oneself at The Bluecoat.
The Festival of Wonders returns to Pennine Lancashire this Museums at Night. From bug-handling to medieval banquets, organiser Elaine Lees picks some highlights.