Tag: Peter Hook

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Sankey Sump

When Sankey Soap opened in the mid-90s there was general excitement about this brave new venue popping up in Ancoats’ industrial hinterland. I was really impressed with the…

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By Hook Or By …?

A review of the website www.fac51thehacienda.com. A good friend of mine suffered a psychotic episode in the late 1980s, during which he would ring up The Hacienda on…

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Happy Mondays & The New Pecking Order

In 1988, the Hacienda queue draped around the curve of the building several nights a week… even when there was hardly anyone inside. The management used the punters…