Category Archives: Manchester

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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Emmeline Pankhurst statue unveiled in Manchester

Guardian News Published on 14 Dec 2018 A statue of Emmeline Pankhurst has been unveiled in her her home city of Manchester. Created by the award-winning sculptor Hazel Reeves, it shows Pankhurst standing on a chair imploring her audience to … Continue reading

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Manchester At Night

“Steven McInerney Published on 26 Nov 2018 We were walking through Manchester on our way home from work and came across this beautiful busker in St. Peter’s square, so I thought i’d film it and make a little video of … Continue reading

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Saving Manchester’s last Art Deco double decker bus – Museum Crush

Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport is fundraising to get a little bit of 1930s Art Deco Manchester back on the road Bus number 436 was one of hundreds of Crossley buses, built in Gorton by Crossley Motors, that during the … Continue reading

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A Self-Guided Walking Tour Through Manchester’s Musical History — THE SLIDER

A lot of the music I regularly used to listen to in my younger years came from the city of Manchester. Joy Division, New Order, The Fall, The Buzzcocks, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays and Oasis all … Continue reading

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Peterloo Massacre movie’s Manchester premiere — More UK News

A new movie telling the story of the Peterloo Massacre has had its UK Premiere in a cinema near the site in Manchester where a troop of sabre-wielding cavalrymen charged into a huge workers’ rights protest in 1819. The carnage … Continue reading

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