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 […]
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 […]
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!
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!
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.
John Consterdine was honoured at last nights Manchester Tourism Awards 2013. Manchester Tourism Awards recognises and awards the high quality of the tourism services offered by the region’s businesses each year. At last nights event, Manchester Taxi Tours’ very own taxi driver and tour guide John Consterdine was one of twelve winners of the night, […]
Manchester is a huge part of my life, being a tour guide , taxi driver and now a tutor at The Manchester College teaching the Taxi Knowledge. I like to get involved in all aspects of Manchester life. I have appeared as an extra in Coronation Street, had a speaking part in ‘Shameless’, and for […]