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Manchester School of Samba at Manchester Day 2019

This is the front of our troupe Manchester School of Samba, parading along Deansgate to commemorate 10 years of an annual celebration of Manchester, it’s people and creativity, 23rd June 2019.  This superb image by Alida Cernogoraz.

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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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17 Before And After Pics That Show How People Changed In 20 Or More Years By Daniel Meadows

Iconic British photographer Daniel Meadows has been documenting the world around him for almost half a century. He calls it celebrating the felt life of the great ordinary. Throughout this time, Daniel has encountered and captured strangers all over England. … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Weekend!

Try your hand at drumming, See us outside, Learn the steps of Samba, Climb the tower where the bell hides, Hear the Flat Iron Choir, When the peal of bells are done, Heritage Open Day, This Sat and Sun! Source: … Continue reading

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Who are Extinction Rebellion? And what do they want? —

Members of the group have planned a massive four-day protest in Manchester, which they’re calling the “northern rebellion”. The aim is to put pressure on the government to do more to tackle climate change. Find out more about the group … Continue reading

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Deansgate, Manchester — Glass Onion

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Oxford Road Station – Manchester —

Where are you? Neither here nor there. Up in the air. Betwixt and between. Possibly on the way to somewhere else, stranded at Oxford Road Station. Tucked in behind Shaw’s Furniture and The Tatler Cinema. I love every curvy corner, … Continue reading

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St Mary’s RC Church – Denton —

Duke Street Denton Manchester M34 2AN I remember you being built. I remember our visit with the Manchester Modernists in 2015 – arranged by Angela Connelly and Matthew Steele of Sacred Suburbs I popped by to see you yesterday – … Continue reading

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The Story of the Unicorn Grocery

On October 27th 2012, Meitheal Mid West and The Workers Cooperative Network held a day of seminars on worker cooperatives and cooperative banking, in the University of Limerick Kemmy Business School, with the aim of encouraging and growing a cooperative … Continue reading

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There is a light that never goes out — Down by the Dougie

“When it shall be said in any country in the world my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in … Continue reading

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