GreaterManchester: Personal Memories Inspired by The Francis Frith Collection (Collected Memories of) - The Francis Frith Collection
Status: New - A stunning compilation, this book highlights some of the best memories of life in Greater Manchester selected from the thousands contributed to...... more
Status: New - A stunning compilation, this book highlights some of the best memories of life in Greater Manchester selected from the thousands contributed to the Share Your Memories feature on the Frith website. The result is absorbing, funny and often poignant reminder of British life from the Second World War to the 1970s. A treasure trove of memories, this is an irresistible mix of recollections that affectionately reveal the fascinating details of everyday life in Britain. These details are easily forgotten, and although each of these anecdotes is personal, many aspects will be instantly recognisable and bring your own memories flooding back. Reading this book is a moving and very often hilarious experience! You won't be able to resist the fascinating tales of life, people and popular culture from the not-so-distant past.
Public Sculpture of GreaterManchester (Public Sculpture of Britain) - Liverpool University Press
Status: New - Covering the area formerly administered by the Greater Manchester Metropolitan Council, this title focuses on the communities at the heart of the...... more
Status: New - Covering the area formerly administered by the Greater Manchester Metropolitan Council, this title focuses on the communities at the heart of the industrial revolution in Britain (Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan), exploring both the connections and the differences among them.
Advantages: Great food, great staff and service, very clean, sticky rice to die for Disadvantages: no kids menu a little priceier than your average curry house
...I've never tried writing and review on a restaurant before but Asia Lounge is one of my favourite places to eat so I thought I'd give it a go and hope I do it some justice.
What Is the Asia Lounge
Asia Lounge is the newest restaurant in Bury, Manchester. It only opened at the back end of last year.
The restaurant serves up authentic Thai and Indian dishes. The chefs themselves are from Thailand...
Advantages: Comfortable rooms, reasonable room rates, central location Disadvantages: Bar prices are expensive, slow service in bar area, no car parking at hotel
...the opportunity every now and then to have some ?us? time and after seeing a fantastic deal for a night in the Malmaison Manchester we decided to treat ourselves.
The Malmaison Manchester is a 167 room hotel in central Manchester owned by the Malmaison chain. The hotel website describes the Malmaison to be ?somewhere between the mists of Paris and the 24 hour party city? with a Moulin...
Advantages: Good atmosphere Disadvantages: Can work out quite expensive
...It makes me feel old to think that the first Manchester Pride was back in 1990. I remember that I was in Manchester that weekend and I lined the streets like thousands of others, more than a little curious as all the Parade March went by. Twenty years later and this event has gone from strength to strength, with some estimates claiming crowds in excess of 300,000 for the 2010 event that marked...