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Tag : Salford

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 […]

24 Sep 2017

4 – MONTON

The third short film from my project ‘4’, exploring the Bridgewater canal around Monton

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 […]

13 Sep 2017

‘4’ – THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL

‘4‘ Exploring the Bridgewater Canal in Salford. Commissioned by Salford City Council EST 1761 and Heritage Lottery Fund Events are scheduled to for each section of the project.

19 Mar 2017
blueprint studios guided walk manchester

BLUEPRINT STUDIOS, COLLIER STREET 7.18AM

BLUEPRINT STUDIOS, COLLIER STREET, 7.18AM The windows of Blueprint Studios glowed red, like a 4 bar electric heater. Behind me, an upstairs room in The Eagle Inn beamed bright tungsten light towards Trinity Way, like a lighthouse for those stumbling in search of the past. Behind both brick buildings the new, taller version of ancient Greengate had emerged, not quite facing in the same direction. I considered if the demolition of the Victorian architecture, and the emergence of the tower […]

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