Dusty Springfield takes a walk round Manchester

Dusty Springfield takes a walk round Manchester

May 20, 1965: Popular singer Dusty Springfield takes a walk round Manchester’s Albert Square during a break from her hectic touring and recording schedule. Springfield shot to prominence in the 1960s as Britain’s leading blue-eyed soul singer. She formed folk group...
Preparations for Pope’s visit to Heaton Park

Preparations for Pope’s visit to Heaton Park

May 12, 1982: A police dog-handler carefully checks the enclosure built to house the vast crowds expected at Heaton Park for the visit of Pope John Paul II. The Pope was due to say mass in the park on Monday May 31st at a specially constructed open air altar. More...
Success for City in FA Cup Final

Success for City in FA Cup Final

April 26, 1969: Joyful Manchester City fans pack into Wembley stadium for the 1969 FA Cup Final against Leicester City. The City faithful, many wearing boaters and rosettes, were in expectant mood. As reigning First Division champions, the Blues were hot favourites....