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Football Immunity Disorder

Monday afternoon in town – the City supporters were ecstatic because their team had won the League for the first time in 44 years. But so much money…

Film Workshops

Death Alley

There’s an entry (alley, ginnel) in Whalley Range, running between Milton Grove and Upper Chorlton Road, which emerges alongside the Territorial Army centre, opposite the 86 bus stop….

Table Painting

Dave Pearson (1937-2008)

Dave Pearson was one of my tutors on the Manchester Art Foundation Course in the mid-80s. He taught in the Grosvenor Building, All Saints, from the mid-60s until…

Drop Collective


BLANKSPACE is an art gallery at the dead end of Hulme Street, five minutes walk from Oxford Road: The old ‘Moonfish’ building stands in the lee of the…

Mole Express Issue 10

Fanzines & The Alternative Press

On Saturday March 3rd, as part of the Manchester Histories Festival, Dave Haslam gave a talk, A Brief Introduction to Manchester’s Alternative Music Magazines, at the Quaker Meeting…


Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint

John and Ste Pickford are local computer games developers and entrepreneurs. Their game app Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint has been nominated for a BAFTA GAME British Academy Video Games…

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Horse & Bamboo

In December 1984, while enrolled on Manchester Polytechnic’s Art Foundation Course, I spent a month working with Horse & Bamboo Theatre, along with half a dozen other students….


As Thin As Reality?

White particles in the air now – Whalley Range M16 Thursday, 19 May, 2011 8:54 To: When I was outside at 8.35am this morning I noticed white…


Bank Holiday Clumping

The Spring Bank Holiday on the last Monday of May was first established in 1971. It replaced the century-old Whit Monday holiday which moved around each year, always…


Caribbean Carnival

When I moved to Acomb Street in 1986, my friend Joe, a Cowesby Street native, made me swear on my life that I would never go into the…


The Fall & Michael Clark

By Geraldine I discovered The Fall when I went to see Michael Clark and his dancers performing in Manchester to a soundtrack by the group in 1984. The…