Category Archives: Manchester

Influential American business magazine sings the praises of Stockport | I Love Manchester

“American tourists who know and love Britain expect history to greet them at every turn”, writes veteran travel writer Gretchen Kelly in the latest issue of influential American business magazine Forbes. “In Bath, the Regency comes to life right out of … Continue reading

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Here In Manchattan — City Jackdaw

Waking up it was just another day: drop my son off at school, nip into Manchester to pick a few things up, have a coffee before making it back for home-time. But, on cutting through the Northern Quarter, I found … Continue reading

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A call out for anyone interested….. — Chorlton Alternative Arts

We got This Email last week, thought we would post it in case anyone attending the class is interested. CAA are posting this info, and have no further details nor are we liable for any inaccuracy. I’m a playwright from … Continue reading

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UMIST is a unique piece of Manchester’s heritage – It should be saved — VITRUVIAN MCR

. via UMIST is a unique piece of Manchester’s heritage – It should be saved — VITRUVIAN MCR

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Connections and Combinations 2: Manchester 2017

In the second film in the series, Maurice visits ‘Cottonopolis’, as Manchester was known in the 19th Century, to explore its place in the history of the industrial revolution – as well as the evolution of the democratic movement.

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Out on the tiles — Welcome to the Beautiful North

Readers of some of my other posts may know that I am very fond of ceramics, in particular the high-glazed pottery tiles synonymous with the Victorian arts and crafts movement. I love the lustrous decadence of the rich intense colours … Continue reading

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Grzywinski + Pons transforms 19th-century cotton mill into Whitworth Locke hotel — Free CAD Download Site-Autocad Drawings,Blocks

New York-based practice Grzywinski + Pons looks to overcast skies and industrial posters from the 1800s to design the interiors of this hotel in Manchester, England. Whitworth Locke hotel is situated in Manchester’s civic quarter and occupies a trio of … Continue reading

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Rough sleeping in Greater Manchester falls for first time in eight years — Northern Housing Magazine

THE number of people sleeping rough in Greater Manchester has fallen for the first time in eight years, official figures reveal. Government figures published yesterday show that on the night of the national rough sleeper count last November, all 10 … Continue reading

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Manchester. Lost Waterways, Mills & Old Halls. Medlock Episode V

Martin Zero Published on 14 Sep 2018 In this video we look at the hidden history around Manchester’s River Medlock. We go urban exploring. We have a historical tour around the Ancoats area and look at the cotton mills Murray … Continue reading

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The Hidden History of Manchester’s River Medlock IV

In this video we are following Manchester’s River Medlock through Holt Town the Location of Manchester’s first Mill Colony similar to Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire. We look at other oddities such as some steps that featured in Shelagh Delaney’s … Continue reading

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