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 week...
People’s History Museum

People’s History Museum

If you’re fascinated by the past and have an hour or two to spare, you could do a lot worse than pop into the People’s History Museum in Spinningfields, Manchester. The former Edwardian pumping station houses an intriguing collection of memories and material from the...
Pantomimes

Pantomimes

Pantomimes are curious affairs, aren’t they? They’re packed with really odd customs and traditions that we take for granted! I mean, just consider the following: The principal boy is really a girl who always wears tights and slaps her thigh shouting ‘Bless my soul’ or...