This Day In History

1900 2nd Boer War. Two companies of 1st South Lancashires part of the force which attacks and takes a defended South African hilltop, the Afrikaans name of which was about to enter the English language - Spion Kop
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Second Visit For Classic Cars

For the second year running, classic and vintage cars taking part in the annual Manchester to Blackpool Rally stopped off for their lunch break in the Museum. Rarely in its 170 – year history can the Barracks square have seen such a fine – and very valuable –  collection of classic engineering.

 

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