Watch the video. The Olympic torch relay at Deansgate and Bloom Street on Saturday June 23, 2012.
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.
Following my recent interview with Julia Grant, she suggested that perhaps I could organise a public discussion about the future of the August Bank Holiday event (which has been known as Manchester Pride since 2004) and the gay village. This was arranged with the help of other members of the Facebook group Facts About Manchester […]
Traditionally, on the final day of Manchester Pride, there’s a display of fireworks after the HIV Vigil in Sackville Park. This video was filmed from the top of a tall building to the south. This year I got ambitious and used two cameras! Please be warned that this contains even more flashes than usual. Here’s […]
An exclusive 10-minute video showing the disorder and looting of shops in the Piccadilly area on Tuesday evening and the police response.
A 70-minute interview with legendary Manchester gay village business woman Julia Grant. A decade ago, Julia Grant was one of the best-known business owners in Manchester’s gay village and an outspoken voice in both the LGBT and mainstream media. After Mardi Gras 1999 raised nothing at all for good causes, she ran the successful and […]
Manchester’s 6th annual World Naked Bike Ride took place on Friday 3 June 2011 at 7pm. Here’s my exclusive video of it.