Empress of Canada

Empress of Canada

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our dramatic main image this week shows the ocean liner Empress of Canada teetering precariously close to loading...
Strangeways at Christmas

Strangeways at Christmas

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. This week our main image shows the Christmas crib and seasonal decorations at Strangeways Prison, Manchester, in December...
Bee Gees at Liverpool Cathedral

Bee Gees at Liverpool Cathedral

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week shows the Bee Gees rehearsing for a Christmas concert at Liverpool Cathedral in December...
Rolling Stones ’64

Rolling Stones ’64

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. This week we focus more on people rather than landmarks – although the band that visited Manchester in January 1964 are...
Corrie Panto 1964

Corrie Panto 1964

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Coronation Street, we look back this week to the cast’s version of the pantomime...