Category Archives: Manchester

Ordsall Chord – Network Rail

As part of our plan to improve rail travel in the north of England, we’re building a viaduct to link Manchester’s Victoria, Oxford Road and Piccadilly stations Since October 2015, work has been taking place on the Ordsall Chord. This will … Continue reading

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Mancunian Way shut next weekend — Travelling Manchester

The elevated section of Manchester’s inner ring road will be shut next weekend so essential maintance works can be carried out. Mancunian Way will be closed both ways between Chester Road (A56) and Fairfield Street. People who would come from … Continue reading

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Manchester Irish Festival | Official Venues

Source: Manchester Irish Festival | Official Venues

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Danny Boyle to help launch £30m film and media school in Manchester – Manchester Evening News

The Oscar-winning film guru from Bury will spearhead the creation of an International Screen School to help home-grown talent break into the creative industry Source: Danny Boyle to help launch £30m film and media school in Manchester – Manchester Evening … Continue reading

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A Timelapse Video Of Ordsall Bridge Replacement Over Christmas 2016 — The Anonymous Widower

I have created a post of this video, to make it easy to find. I was pointed to the video from this page from Place North West. via A Timelapse Video Of Ordsall Bridge Replacement Over Christmas 2016 — The Anonymous … Continue reading

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PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

CHILDREN and their families filled Orford Park with light on Sunday evening for the annual St Rocco’s Lantern Walk. Source: PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

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It Stares Us Down (2016) — Nicola Dale

This week I have started a new project – It Stares Us Down – which will culminate in a set of hybrid sculpture-performances for the grand Reading Room at Manchester Central Library (pictured). The works will be presented in March … Continue reading

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Ethics and aesthetics — David Dunnico

A couple of posts ago I wrote about how I approached the issue of homelessness, by photographing anti-homeless spikes and other examples of ‘defensive architecture. These were evidence of how those in power tried to get rid of homeless people, … Continue reading

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Have you ever walked around Manchester and wondered why there are so many images of bees dotted throughout the city? Or why there is such an emphasis on science and industry? Our link to the Women’s Suffrage Movement? A statue … Continue reading

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Open Studios: New Art Spaces Chorlton – 28th May — outsiderXchanges

Coinciding with Chorlton Arts Festival, on the 28th of May OutsiderXchanges will be welcoming the public into their studios to meet the participating artists and gain a unique insight into studio practice and artwork in the development stages of this … Continue reading

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