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Manchester United – The Taxi Tour

Manchester is steeped in football history. From the formation of the first league in the world in 1888, to the home of the National Football Museum in 2012. The great city of Manchester boasts the best supported club in the world, with Manchester United, and the third richest club in the world with Manchester City.  It’s no secret that Mancunian’s are passionate about football, whether they’re a supporter of the red or the blues. It’s one of the main things that attracts visitors to the city, where they can visit…

The Busby Babes tour

The Busby Babes tour

Talk to any Manchester United fan of a certain vintage, in fact talk to ANY football fan, about the Munich Air Disaster, and don’t be surprised if you are met with tears. The tragic events of the 6th February 1958 live long in the memory and are passed down from father to son. The players have taken on legendary status and impossible comparisons are made with players of the modern era. On this unique Busby Babes tour, we will pay our respects at the final resting places of the players…

Around Manchester with L.S.Lowry

Around Manchester with L.S.Lowry

Lowry’s pictures, like Coronation Street, Blackpool Tower, and football teams City and United, have been part of my life as long as I can remember. They have always been there as prints hanging in the houses of my friends and families. Manchester and Salford supplied the backdrop to many of Lowry’s paintings but my favourites are the pictures showing people, the famous ‘Matchstick Men’. It is impossible to live and work in Manchester without seeing any evidence of Lowry. We have named both a hotel and an arts centre after…

Heaton Park Manchester

Heaton Park Manchester

Heaton Park situated in north Manchester is one of the largest municipal parks in Europe .Formerly the home of the Wilton family the park retains many of its original buildings with Heaton Hall (James Wyatt 1772 ) designed and built for Sir Thomas Egerton the 1st Earl of Wilton and described by Pevsner as ‘one of the finest buildings of its period in the country ‘. Dower House,Temple , stables and gate houses . The estate was purchased in 1902 by Manchester City Council . The park attracts many visitors…

Coronation Street ~ The Taxi Tour

Manchester – home of Britain’s longest-running soap, Coronation Street. Come to MediaCity in Salford on any day of the week and you’ll probably see a crowd of people hanging around. Why are they here? It’s because MediaCity is the home of TV soap Coronation Street, and the chance to meet one of the stars brings fans from all over the world. Despite its recent location change, Coronation Street has been filmed in Manchester ever since its very first episode aired on ITV on 9th December 1960 .Local writer Tony Warren created the show…

Great Manchester Events – All Done!

A final update, I survived the Great Manchester Swim and managed to raise just over £1,000! A big thank you to everyone for their support (financial and moral) and I will see you all next year! Meanwhile, here’s a little piece on my efforts courtesy of our friends at  Channel 4. Enjoy!

Great Manchester Cycle

Great Manchester Cycle

Here is a short video about my cycle. Didn’t think i had a recording of this but a good friend of mine pointed it out to me. I’m only on for a few seconds about a minute in, but it’s a great video about a great event. I hope you enjoy!

Great Manchester Events – Update

Two down and one to go… but the next event is the swim…and I am not looking forward to that one. In the meantime however, he’re’s a little video the BBC made about me and the cause I’m supporting.

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