Plan your day out in the North West! Find hundreds of places to visit - museums, art galleries, historic attractions, castles and stately homes in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, the Isle of Man, Lancashire and Merseyside.
In November 1950, workmen digging near Chester Castle found a small Chester-type pot containing hundreds of Viking coins. Archaeologists are now putting them on display for 11 days.
As An Exhibition For Modern Living, surveying ten years of his career, opens at Manchester Art Gallery, the artist tells us about some of the works in the show.
What are the best exhibitions to see in the North of England between now and Christmas? From Sheffield to Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool - check them out here.
Curator's Choice: Kate Jesson on photographer Pat Flynn's Half-Life of a Miracle at Manchester Art Gallery
The Curator of Contemporary Art on the new exhibition by the Wizard of Oz-referencing photographer in Manchester.
Using photographs and oral histories, Imperial War Museum North reveals how the national and ethnic diversity of the British population changed during the Second World War.
Archaeologists and residents of Blacon, a suburb of Chester, have begun examining one of the area’s oldest sites in a health-friendly community project.
The vault beneath the UK's largest salt mine where thousands of earth cores from prehistoric London are stored
35 million years of London's geology is preserved 150 metres underground in a Cheshire salt mine. Take a look inside.
"It may be on sale on eBay": Museum appeals to Manchester public to help find stolen "knight in shining armour"
A museum is appealing to the public to help track down "heartless" thieves who stole a precious four-inch high silver bust of a knight’s head from a locked cabinet.
Maude was the most famous animal in Manchester's Belle Vue Zoo during the 1940s, seen by visitors from all over the country. When she died in 1949, her skin was given to the Manchester Museum.