I must admit that I found the People's History Museum a little disappointing. The idea is great: A museum that is devoted to the social history of Great Britain, involving for example human rights,... more
Manchester’s Jewish Museum is just outside the City Centre in the Cheetham Hill area,
The museum is located in an old Synagogue founded in 1874, the former Ladies gallery now houses a display that... more
If you are sick of going to the cinema - and sick of all these blockbuster releases that may have little in the way of plot/ story or acting - and you don't mind reading subtitles - then you could do... more
The Albert Memorial, dedicated to Queen Victoria's dear Prince Consort, is located in Albert Square in front of the town hall. Somehow it looks like a small version of London's famous Albert Memorial.... more
The original Manchester was an old town which has been inhabited from Roman times if not before. The area was part of the lands of the Brigantes tribe which when the Romans came around AD 69 was led...
Why Manchester? I must admit that the first reason why I became interested in visiting Manchester was Old Trafford Stadium. Even in the days long before I got the travel bug, and long before I fell in...