Iconic photo of Ena Sharples, (Violet Carson) looking out over the early 60's industrial landscape of Manchester. #CoronationStreet

"Coronation Street" - Iconic photo of Ena Sharples, (Violet Carson) looking out over the early industrial landscape of Manchester.

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All About Kisses, price two shillings Agnes Legowiecka, Alice in Wonderland - Polish Book Cover book store heaven.

Manchester Tart - a shortcrust base lined with raspberry jam, topped with custard and finished off with a sprinkling of desiccated coconut.

Manchester tart with custard filling - Manchester tart is a traditional English baked tart consisting of a shortcrust pastry shell, spread with raspberry jam, covered with a custard filling and topped with flakes of coconut and a Maraschino cherry.

Manchester Corporation Transport - timetable cover, January 1950

Manchester Corporation Transport - timetable cover, January 1950 I bet the bloody buses ran better then!

Manchester, so much to answer for... new exhibition at Chetham's Library examines the way Manchester's history has been recorded over the centuries and the ways in which its civic pride and regional identity have developed, from the earliest maps and tourist guides to popular novels and songs

Manchester, so much to answer for. new exhibition at Chetham's Library examines the way Manchester's history has been recorded over the centuries and the ways in which its civic pride and regional identity have developed, from the earliest maps and to

"Back in the mid 60s I was a Mod, and being a big Soul music fan, was a regular at the Twisted Wheel Club All-Nighters in Manchester." Mod outside the Twisted Wheel, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1967, photograph by Paul Stanley.

Soul music at the Twisted Wheel Club All-Nighters in Manchester." Mod outside the Twisted Wheel, Manchester, United Kingdom, photograph by Paul Stanley.

Apollo Manchester

Mumford & sons were the last band I saw here in their uk tour & they nailed it. I've never seen so many sweaty, happy people dancing to a banjo

An iconic image. Factory runs through the veins of the city. It's provided or influenced the soundtrack to the city, from the bands - Joy Division, New Order, ACR, Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, Northside, James and OMD; to the Hacienda, Dry Bar, the film '24 Hour Party People'; and the current club FAC251 in the old Factory Records HQ.

The Factory Club with Peter Saville, Tony Wilson & Alan Erasmus - Photo © Kevin Cummins .

Madchester aka Manchester, England.

It's written in the pavements, Northern Quarter, Manchester, United Kingdom, photograph by Karen Bryan.

Frank Sidebottom conducting a Timperley walkabout, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, 1989, photograph by Mark Phillips.

Frank Sidebottom conducting a Timperley walkabout, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, photograph by Mark Phillips.

Piccadilly bus station 1995 - with decent cover compared with today's collection of bus shelters and urine soaked telephone kiosk. MMMMMmmm, that lovely M-Blem and Helvetica typeface. #drool

Piccadilly bus station 1995 - with decent cover compared with today's collection of bus shelters and urine soaked telephone kiosk. MMMMMmmm, that lovely M-Blem and Helvetica typeface.

Armadale Bus Station

Armadale Bus Station- they were the days working as a Saturday girl in the arndale. The orange buses ♡

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