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04 Oct 2017
blueprint studios guided walk manchester

GUIDED WALK IN MANCHESTER

GUIDED WALK IN MANCHESTER AND SALFORD – River Irwell & Chapel Street Show and Tell photography and walking tour – with Not Quite Light artist Simon Buckley & Manchester tour guide Emma Fox… As part of the Buy Art Fair, join award winning artist Simon Buckley and Emma Fox of Manchester Guided Tours for this fascinating tour around the River Irwell and Chapel Street areas of Salford and Manchester. Simon will show work from his current NQL project, “From Trinity […]

13 Sep 2017
Bridgewater Canal Worsley Spring

THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL WORSLEY SPRING

Canal boats traditionally travel at 4 miles per hour, which roughly equates to the speed of a brisk walking pace, and this significantly determines how the waterway is experienced. It allows us time to observe, whilst travelling, in a way often lost to us in the modern era. It’s also a constant thread back to our ancestors, who also would have journeyed along the Bridgewater Canal with the same measured progress. Over the four seasons of the year, I’ll be […]

26 Feb 2017
River irwell near water street manchester

ORDSALL CHORD, MANCHESTER 7.07AM

WATER STREET 7.07AM Yet again the weather forecast had failed me. Rain spattered into my glasses as the clouds above surged into the distance, following an unseen agenda that all below would simply have to cope with. Beneath where I was standing, near the Victoria and Albert hotel, a million droplets strafed the Irwell, causing the gulls to twist and swirl as if trying to throw off an attacking fighter plane. A business man stomped towards his large BMW, frowning […]

28 Sep 2016
silk street adelphi salford

SILK STREET, SALFORD 6.23AM

SILK STREET, 6.23AM There’s an area just off Bury New Road that I’ve wanted to photograph for a while. It’s a place still of the old city, where mixed Mancunians chance their lives on numerous ventures, trading goods of varying quality and legality from around the world. As the streets lead away from the main road there is a sense of decay, and clustered rubbish sullies the paths and kerbs, as if a great tide has swept in, depositing the […]

05 Sep 2016
we are made here london road fire station

WE ARE MADE HERE

WE ARE MADE HERE This Saturday, the 10th of September I’m taking part in We Are Made Here at the London Road Fire Station, which has recently been saved from destruction and is now set to become a hotel and venue for arts and events. I was lucky enough to be able to take some pictures of the interior last week, and it is an extraordinary place. The We Are Made event is on from 11am to 9pm and features […]

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