The bells were rung at Manchester Town Hall at lunchtime on Tuesday June 5, 2012 as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. It continued for about 45 minutes. Watch the video.
At first glance I thought this leaflet was a ‘Photoshop job’. But apparently not. Grass was laid temporarily for an event called “Manchester in Bloom”. Today the BBC News website has an article all about image manipulation and it links through to this site which has many historic examples.