MCFC in the 1970’s

MCFC in the 1970’s

Maine Road was home to Manchester City Football Club from 1923 to 2003. Thousands of fans flocked to the Moss Side stadium over the years to see Manchester City play against their rival teams. From periods of triumph to difficult times in the late 90s, Manchester City...
M People

M People

The band M People were one of the most successful dance acts of the 90’s. M People (or Mike’s People) was formed in 1991 by resident Hacienda DJ Mike Pickering. Originally to feature multiple different singers, Pickering made Heather Small a permanent member of the...
The Hacienda

The Hacienda

In May 1982, the legendary Hacienda first opened its doors. A former yacht builder’s warehouse turned iconic music venue, the Hacienda defined the ‘Madchester’ era. Well known for it’s yellow and black stripes and industrial warehouse feel, the Hacienda interior was...
Then and Now: King Street

Then and Now: King Street

How one of Manchester’s best-known streets has changed in the last 80 years   Welcome to Then and Now – the brand new feature where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look in 2017. This...