Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal

iNostalgia looks back at the history of the Manchester Ship Canal – the engineering wonder that helped turn the Northwest into an industrial powerhouse. Some extraordinary things have found their way into the Manchester Ship Canal since it was officially opened by...
Goodbye Belle Vue

Goodbye Belle Vue

Belle Vue was the northwest’s premier leisure park for decades. Tears were shed when its circus finally closed in February 1982. We look back on the last days. The dogged protesters of the Belle Vue action group knew there was little chance of a reprieve when they...
Coronation Street Cats

Coronation Street Cats

The opening title sequence of Coronation Street is well known for the clip of cat on the rooftops. The cat was initially included by accident when it walked into the shot whilst filming in 1976. The cat became an integral part of the opening credits and was just as...
Royal Visits Were Happy and Glorious

Royal Visits Were Happy and Glorious

Some of the most radiant pictures of the Queen have come from her visits to Manchester over the years. iNostalgia presents memorable pictures of our monarch, as well as two earlier Royal visitors. Crowds lined the streets, cheered and waved flags when King George V...