Maxine Peake, best known for her starring roles in hit TV shows Dinnerladies and Shameless, was born and raised in Bolton, Greater Manchester.


Rivington Pike
Countryside attraction
Rivington Pike

Rivington Pike and its tower located on the West Pennine Moors can be seen from miles around. It is 361m (1,200ft) above sea level and offers spectacular views.

Working Class Movement Library
Working Class Movement Library inside

Discover more about the workers who strived for recognition before, during and after the Industrial Revolution at Salford's unique library.

Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Lark Hill Place 2018

There is always something for everyone at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, from hands-on activities to modern art!

People's History Museum
People's History Museum Building

People’s History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

Royal Exchange Theatre
Royal Exchange Theatre

Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Company transforms the way people see theatre, each other and the world around them.  Its historic building, was taken over by artists in 1976. Today it is an award-winning cultural charity that produces new theatre in-the-round, in communities, on the road and online.



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