Category Archives: Manchester

Manchester: Something Rich and Strange – book review

Danny Moran on this new collection of mind-opening perspectives on urban life PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY, that playful pursuit where people seek new meanings in familiar landscapes, has been much the rage in recent times. There’s now a wealth of literature devoted to … Continue reading

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Regeneration Manchester: Len Grant and a city in transition

How a local photographer captured the city’s growing pains in words and images   I’ve grown up with Len Grant and so has Manchester. I became an official tour guide for the North West in 1996, and a couple of … Continue reading

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MANCHESTER’S LITTLE IRELAND – VLOGUMENTARY

Little Ireland was a slum district of the township of Manchester in Lancashire, England in the early 19th century. It was inhabited for about 20 years from about 1827 to 1847 and was given its name from the presence of … Continue reading

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View Piccadilly Gardens, By Bernard McMullen | Manchester 

May 9, 2020 – View Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester By Bernard McMullen; acrylic; 15 x 11 in; Signed; . Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt. Source: View Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester By Bernard McMullen; acrylic; 15 … Continue reading

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M1 – Manchester Rain | Oxford Road, Manchester City Centre

by @Craig_OPLTD Nov 2, 2013 – This Pin was discovered by Joe Scholes. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest Source: M1 – Manchester Rain | Manchester city centre, Manchester england, Manchester oxford road

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Distant Future

DISTANT FUTURE is a short film about the people around the pandemic. The anxieties, struggles, tragedies, and joys that have come out of the moment in time. Director: Charlie Watts charliewatts32.com Producer: Luke Filz DOP: Matt Jones Sound: Mike Mullen … Continue reading

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Exploring Manchester’s Abandoned Mayfield Station

In this video we explore Manchester’s Abandoned Mayfield Station. Built as a relief station to Manchester Piccadilly in 1910 we get inside and explore its history and story. Now a disused station this urbex, urban explorer video uncovers Zombies, American … Continue reading

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History of Manchester – 2. A Tale of Two Ditches

In the second part in the Manchester series we’re going to be looking at Medieval Manchester (Mameceaster) and the wilderness years between the Romans and the Industrial Revolution. I trace the route of one of the city’s most intriguing mysteries … Continue reading

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Manchester to Chorlton Cycleway – CYCLOPS junction

The first section of the Manchester to Chorlton Cycleway is now open, and features segregated cycleways and the CYCLOPS junction at Royce Road, a first-of-its-kind cycle junction in the UK.

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History of Manchester – 1. Mamucium

The first in a series about the history of one of the world’s most historically important cities. I’ll be looking into the very origins of Manchester – from an insignificant nowhere in an obscure corner of Europe to a valuable … Continue reading

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