Tag: Hulme Crescents

The Phoenix Entrance

The Phoenix & The Student Precinct

In the early ’80s, my comprehensive school’s corridors heaved with perrys, bovver boys and Blondie/Siouxsie/Chrissie Hynde pretenders. So at sixth form, I was startled to encounter a throng…

At Pips Nightclub - by Kevin Cummins - The Face December 1980

Bowie Boys, Pips Nightclub

Concerning ‘Manchester Slingback’ by Nicholas Blincoe (1998) and Pips Night Club Manchester Slingback is a book about a group of gay and bisexual boys sharing a flat in…

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Living In The Concrete Jungle

By Geraldine I lived in the Hulme crescents for six years. I moved there out of necessity rather than choice – I felt lucky to be able to…

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Hulme Concrete Jungle

Growing up in Chorlton, during the 1970s and early ’80s, I would travel through Hulme on the way to town; all I knew about the area was what…