Princess Margaret Visits Manchester

Princess Margaret Visits Manchester

The world was dazzled when Princess Margaret married photographer Antony Armstrong Jones at Westminster Abbey on May 6th 1960. It was the first royal wedding to be broadcast on TV – and more than 300 million people across the globe tuned in to watch it. At the time,...
Princess Diana Visits Liverpool

Princess Diana Visits Liverpool

Memories of Diana, Princess of Wales, hold a special place in people’s hearts. Everyone remembers the genuine interest she took in every place she visited – and the warmth she showed to all the well-wishers who greeted her. Liverpool was no exception. This week in...
When The Queen Visited Liverpool

When The Queen Visited Liverpool

It was a red-letter day for Liverpool on December 14th 1962 when the Queen arrived at Langton Dock to open up a new trading channel to the world. Large crowds gathered at the Port of Liverpool to see Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, perform the...
Diana

Diana

Princess Diana forged a special bond with the people of Manchester during her five trips to the city from 1984 to 1993. Her warmth, compassion and genuine interest in the projects she supported captivated everyone who met her in the North West. Some of her most...
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

After the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Nostalgia looks back at another momentous Royal occasion 55 years ago this week – the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II Manchester had already met its future monarch when the morning of the coronation came round on...
March Royal Visits

March Royal Visits

iNostalgia remembers royal visits to Manchester over the years that all took place in March. March seems to have been a favourite month for royalty making their way to Manchester. The Queen and Princess Diana captivated crowds in five trips to the city from 1949 to...