Category Archives: Manchester

Happy CNY 2018! Chinese New Year is here! — The Kappu Blog

It is that day again, to celebrate CNY! A time for fun, food, fireworks and celebration. In the UK we will be celebrating as we welcome in the year of the dog. Cities across the UK will be hosting events … Continue reading

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An unexpected welcome — Happiness is …

Spotted on a walk past the Manchester Museum, this neon sign is a piece of artwork by Waqas Khan that means “welcome.” via An unexpected welcome — Happiness is …

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Chinese New Year MCR – Daisy Grey

One of the many things that Manchester does well is Chinese New Year… via Chinese New Year MCR — Daisy Grey

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 The story of Frances Lockett, Britain’s first Cotton Queen – Museum Crush

Rachel Cornes, Museums Manager at Tameside Culture, talks about the very first Cotton Queen, Frances Lockett, a mill worker from Hyde who won the competition in 1930 Frances Lockett, a girl from Hyde who worked as a weaver in a … Continue reading

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MSS at Cosmo Restaurant Manchester

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fcosmomanchester%2Fvideos%2F378285839283109%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Manchester School of Samba are always looking for new members, especially in this the run up to the Summer season here in England! If you live within the NW of England and want to try it for yourself come … Continue reading

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Wakas Khan and Neha Choksi: Two epic exhibitions in the heart of Manchester — MrAshleyHowson

Complexly crafted drawings using millions of pen marks by Wakas Khan and a multi-channel film by Neha Choksi are exhibited at the Mosley Street art gallery in the heart of Manchester. Curator Natasha Howes talks to Ash Howson about the … Continue reading

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Ordsall Chord Progress – 17th November 2017 — The Anonymous Widower

The Ordsall Chord is now more or less complete. I started my walk by the Museum of Science and Industry and walked in a circle finishing up in the car park of the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel. Ticketing … Continue reading

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sitar with kestrel on Vimeo

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Manchester celebrates South Asian culture with weekend of music, film and performance | Creative Boom

Source: Manchester celebrates South Asian culture with weekend of music, film and performance | Creative Boom

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Frank’s Photo Challenge – History (Manchester) — Nature Knows Best

This week’s Photo Challenge set by Frank (author of fab blog “Dutch Goes The Photo”) has set HISTORY. See https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2017/07/04/tuesday-photo-challenge-history/ I’ve just spent a couple of weeks in my beloved Manchester (UK) which is brimming with history – even a … Continue reading

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