Category Archives: Manchester

 

Manchester Pride delays release of charity figure following protest (video)

VIDEOJavascript is required for videos. You seem to have it disabled. “Manchester Pride you’re a disgrace, come down here and show your face!” This was the chant on Monday lunchtime (11 Nov) on Portland Street. About 20 members of the LGBT community gathered to demand answers from Manchester Pride, whose offices are on the ninth […]

 

Fireworks at the HIV Candlelight Vigil 2013, Manchester (video)

VIDEOJavascript is required for videos. You seem to have it disabled. The HIV Candlelight Vigil ended with fireworks on Monday 26 August 2013. Filmed from a tall building to the south of the city centre. Technical: Canon 600D DSLR, Zoom H2 audio recorder, edited with Sony Vegas Pro 10, encoded with XMediaRecode and MetaDataMover.

 

Police With Pride (audio)

My audio recording of the Police With Pride discussion event. It happened on Wednesday 21 August 2013 at Manchester Town Hall and the the subject was relations between police and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. On the panel were: * Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd * Paul Martin, chief executive, […]

 
 
 

Fire on Oldham Street, Dobbin’s drapers and general outfitters

Another small part of Manchester’s heritage went up in flames on 11th April when a former department store caught fire on Oldham Street. Fire fighters had been tackling the blaze for several hours when I shot these pictures just after 8pm. The street was closed off and people had been evacuated from neighbouring buildings.

 

Freedom of Information request reveals scale of police call outs to Manchester’s gay village venues (video)

The early hours of 13 January 2013. A still from the video footage which you can watch below. As I recorded this on Richmond Street I was physically assaulted by a man who took a swipe at my camera. He was bleeding and I was left with his blood over my hand and the camera. […]