MANCHESTER ENGLAND LINKS (MY HOME CITY)
GENERAL MANCHESTER PAGES.
MANCHESTER ART GALLERIES - www.manchestergalleries.org
FORD MADOX BROWN - Manchester Pre-Raphaelite artist www.manchestergalleries.org/ford-madox.brown
THE URBIS CENTRE MUSEUM www.urbis.org.uk
MANCHESTER LITERATURE & PHILOSOPHY SOCIETY www.manlitphil.co.org
THE MANCHESTER VICTORIAN SOCIETY www.victorian.society.org.uk
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES www.manchester.ac.uk/library
THE MANCHESTER MUSEUM www.manchester.ac.uk/museum
THE PEOPLE'S HISTORY MUSEUM www.phm.org.uk
MANCHESTER & ST. PETERSBURG FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY www.manchesterpetersburgsoc.org.uk
THE HISTORIC SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE www.hslc.org.uk
MANCHESTER STREET FINDER http://www.proviser.com/regional/towns/manchester/street_maps/ Look up your street, download a map which you can post to anyone who needs directions to your house.
I DIG MOSTON ARCHEOLOGY SITE http://www.idigmoston.co.uk/ Review of the dig at Moston Hall. This needs updating to cover the 2005 events and the e-mail address given for contact details bounces but otherwise, an excellent record of the dig.
NORTH MANCHESTER LOCAL POLITICAL COUNCILLORS http://www.manchester.gov.uk/localdemocracy/councillors/moston.htm Contact information for Moston/ Lightbowne ward councilors
MOSTON ALLOTMENTS http://www.geograph.org.uk/view.php?id=12766 photographic record of the allotments on the corner of Joyce Street/St Mary's Road
MANCHESTER'S LITERATIE http://www.manchester2002-uk.com/celebs/authors2.html biographies of famous writers associated with Manchester, including Moston's Ben Brierley
MY WEBSITE My personal history, local history, art, civil war re-enactment, humor, fiction, and general pages as a published local Moston writer, are at www.arthurchappell.clara.net/contents.htm firstname.lastname@example.org
FAB CAFE www.fabcafe.co.uk/ FAB Café cult film and TV bar in Manchester England where I most frequently go for a drink at weekends - neat website too.
SATAN'S HOLLOW www.satanshollow.com FAB Leisure's Nightclub, companion bar to FAB Café itself, a very impressive Film Studio set design dance area, built like a rising volcanic ash pit, surrounding by gothic pillars with gargoyles, snakes and a giant demons, presided over by Satan himself from the DJ booth. Opened in August 2000 by Richard O Brien, (Of Rocky Horror Show fame) and a wonderful place to go on any night out, - open Wednesdays to Saturday from 9.30 pm on Silver Street, Manchester, off Princess Street and a mere stone's throw from FAB Café. Cool web site too.
CLARE KELLY ART PAGE http://www.happyaslarry.co.uk/deadchickens/gallerys.htm very good Manchester based commercial art for sale site created by a very good friend of mine Clare Kelly
www.mlfhs.org.uk Manchester local history soc
www.lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Manchester.html Manchester web
collection of links
http://www.manchester2002-uk.com/ encyclopedia of Manchester
http://www.manchester-forum.co.uk/index.php#2 Discussion forum on
Bars in Manchester http://www.manchesterbars.com/
MANCHESTER ON WIKIPEDIA - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester
A HISTORY OF MANCHESTER ON WIKIPEDIA -
YAHOO LOCALS http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/manchesterlocals/ yahoo chat group for Manchester people, including myself
NEXUS ART CAFE - Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JW www.nexusartcafe.com Great art, poetry, performance venue.
MANCHESTER HISTORIES FESTIVAL - www.manchesterhistoriesfestival.org.uk Local & family history events.
FRIENDS OF THE JOHN RYLANDS www.friends.ofthejohnrylands.org.uk A major Manchester Library society
MANCHESTER MUSICIANS, ARTISTS, POETS, & CREATIVE FOLK.
CLINT BOON - Former drummer in the Inspiral Carpets, one of Manchester's
best loved Madchester' sound combos, and now a major recording artist
and DJ in his own right. His fans are an entertainment in their own right with their strident chant of Boon Army, Boon Army.
BILLY BRAGG -Well known radical political protest song specialist
THE DIRTY SOUL GROUP Manchester funk-rock band
STE GUY Manchester musician and song writer.
JOOLZ - Commediene, singer, writer with a stunning range of talents and skills - a mixture of Toyah Wilcox and Mae West - and once seen, never forgotten.
KID VOODOO - One of the most energetic stage performance acts from
Manchester, glamorous and stylish, mixing the jazzy cool of Manhattan
Transfer with hard driving rock.
KAREN McBRIDE http://www.karenmcbride.com/ Website for Manchester based highly acclaimed rock star photographer.
OPHELIABITZ - Comedienne, and singer (in the Lena Lovitch tradition)
with the funniest stage name I have seen chosen by any such artiste.
CHLOE POEMS - - Manchester's TV Gingham Diva - one of the hardest
hitting and extra-ordinary performance poets produced by manchester, and
a leading gay rights activist too. Scary, funny and uncompromising - a
ROADKILL Manchester's hardest hitting punk band - The Clash meets Green Day right here. http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=17802807&MyToken=b27f1c84-8a2e-4a85-873b-ac7e9b922a9a
FRANK SIDEBOTTOM - One of Timperley, Cheshire and Manchester's most
eccentric entertainers - Frank performs in a giant puppet head, carries
a ventroliquist dummy version of himself called Little Frank, and talks
like George Formby - Barking mad and very funny.
ZOMBINA & THE SKELETONES - Manchester musicians - A mixture of Toyah, Siouxe & The Banshees and Hammer horror - with a great sound all of their own.
MANCHESTER PUBLISHERS AND WRITING GROUPS
COMMA - Manchester small press publishing group -
MANCHESTER BOHEMIANS - meeting point for radicals, and decadent poets,
singers, and cool, talented dudes in Manchester.
ROUTE Manchester small press publishers of books, pamphlets, poetry and
SWINGS AND ROUNDABOUTS - Manchester small press magazine that goes out
in tablet form and receives free circulation - the aim is to get attention for writers who cannot afford to send their work round all the major publishers, to give new talent some early recognition. many writers
will be grateful to S & R for helping to give them the confidence to
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