Category Archives: Manchester

Ghost town: Manchester on Coronavirus lockdown

 

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Manchester Jewish Museum on Cheetham Hill Road is under renovation process — CHB

The Manchester Jewish Museum located on Cheetham Hill Road is under refurbishment process after winning £2.9 million grants from Nation Heritage Lottery Funds. An extension will be built and Grade II* listed building will be renovated and refurbished. All the … Continue reading

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Sport in History Podcast 33 – Veronica Smith’s paper on the Victoria Baths — A London Journal

Sport and art in this week’s podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Veronica Smith’s paper on the stained glass in the Victoria Baths, Manchester. Sport in History … Continue reading

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Arresting people for begging clearly doesn’t work – so now Manchester is trying a new approach – I Love Manchester

Beg, get arrested, go to court, get fined, repeat. This is the pattern that vulnerable people across the country caught begging find themselves caught up in, all thanks to an archaic law called the Vagrancy Act. This 196-year-old law criminalises homeless … Continue reading

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The incredible history of Withy Grove Stores round the back of the Printworks — propermanchester.com

It looks like it’s always closed… The incredible history of Withy Grove Stores round the back of the Printworks — propermanchester.com

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10 steps to revitalising Stretford town centre — Just Step Sideways

Stretford Mall, Stretford Arndale, The Precinct, whatever you call it; Stretford Town Centre has been on a steady decline for some time now. After years of waiting for the old Tory Trafford Council to take action and nothing happening, it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

Mulled wine, wooden huts and a festive feel in the air! via Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

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Monster Halloween 🎃 Manchester !! — GoblinQueen

all I can say is these are brilliant and wish I’d seen the ones near the Arndale too via Monster Halloween 🎃 Manchester !! — GoblinQueen

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Baby Fever — Circles & Stalls

1 October 2019. Contact Theatre, Manchester at STUN Studios. What does success look like? Buying a house? Getting married? Having a baby? Contact Young Company’s new show Baby Fever grew out of an exploration of the value and relevance of … Continue reading

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Gerry and The Holograms — Punk Noir Magazine

Manchester post-punk band Gerry and The Holograms – CP Lee and John Scott – released their debut single Meet The Dissidents on Absurd Records in 1979. The ‘theme song’ – ‘Gerry and The Holograms‘ – clearly served as a blueprint … Continue reading

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