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Dig The Reno

It’s almost 2 years since the excavation of The Reno Club in Moss Side, organised by Linda Brogan and carried out by Salford University’s Centre of Applied Archaeology….

Hydes Brewery

150 Years Brewing in Moss Side

Hydes officially vacated Queen’s Brewery in Moss Side, this week, in order to move to a new premises in Salford on Kansas Avenue. The administration staff have moved…

Location of Plymouth Terrace, Sedgeborough Road, August 2012

Emmeline Pankhurst’s Birthplace: Alexandra Park Estate

In 1863, Slater’s Directory of Manchester and Salford listed Emmeline’s father, Robert Goulden, as head of the household at 8 Alpha Terrace on Sloane Street in Moss Side:…

Blue Plaque at 62 Nelson Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock M13 9WP

Neglected Pankhurst Legacy

Definition of suffrage 1 [mass noun] the right to vote in political elections – Oxford Dictionaries Online Emmeline Pankhurst is considered to be one of the most important…



Persian was the principal DJ at The Reno in Moss Side from 1967-1983. Having recently DJ’d some Reno Revival Nights, he agreed to talk to me about his…

The entrance to The Reno was on the left of this picture.

Reno Revival

The Reno and The Nile were two clubs within the same building, on the corner of Princess Road and Moss Lane East. They competed for trade from the…


INSIDE OUT Alexandra Arts

INSIDE OUT is a global art project, open to everyone, which was launched by French street artist JR in Cailfornia on March 3rd 2011. “It is about making…


The Grants Arms

The Bentley House Estate, Hulme, celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2007. ‘The Redbricks’, as they are known locally, have survived the demolition of the surrounding area twice: first…


Record Shack

Record shops are few and far between these days. Mike’s Record Shack is on Withington Road on the border of Whalley Range and Moss Side (opposite Tesco at…


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…


Yargo – Carrying Mine – 1986

Can’t pay the rent Got no job Roof leaks bad Some folk want me dead Events they come And days go by People pray While others cry I’m…


Flexi Magazine

In 1994 and 1995, I laid out and typeset Flexi Magazine for Larry Benji, whose printing business APS produced many of the posters seen on the fly-posting pitches…