Welcome to Castlefield

Welcome to Castlefield, the most historic part of Manchester.  From the Roman empire to the industrial revolution it all happened here.  To find out more save this handy guide to the area Guide to Castlefield. The next forum meeting will be Tuesday July 8th 7pm at Dukes 92.  The agenda is here Come along to find [...]

Coronation Street Tour Tickets

The Coronation Street set at the Granada Studios on Quay Street will be open to visitors for 6 months from spring 2014.  Tickets are now on sale here http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Coronation-Street-the-Tour-tickets/artist/1969370 For information see Public Exhibition Flyer – Coronation Street Visitor Attraction

Quay Street Regeneration

    Allied London, owners of the former Granada studios on Quay Street, are proposing to turn the area into an arts and media quarter. Details can be found here http://www.prolificnorth.co.uk/2014/01/granada-studios-site-media-and-arts-quarter/

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Castlefield Metrolink Easter Works

A reminder that there are a number of overnight works planned for the Castlefield-Deansgate Metrolink stop over the Easter. Deansgate-Castlefield Next Phase of Works Letter 2014 04 08 Final (2)  

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Ellesmere Street Party

As part of the ‘Big Lunch’ on Sunday the 1st of June there will be a street party on Ellesmere Street. In the meantime the team need people to help with organising.  There will be a meeting on Wednesday the 30th of April in the Wharf at 7 pm. Streetparty large-2nd meeting    

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Guided Tour of Castlefield 19th of April

Philippa Cave (Manchester Green Badge Tour Guide) will be giving a guided tour of Castlefield on  Saturday 19th of April.  Meet Manchester Town Hall steps, Albert Square at 2pm The cost is £7/£6. Booking not required, just turn up a few minutes before the start. From gothic grandeur and sinister slums, we cross a hidden graveyard, to reach [...]

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St Georges Parade Sunday 27th April

The organisers of the event require a number of volunteers to assist in setting up the parade, stewards along the route and collectors. If you would like to be involved in this event please register by emailing Phil Bell at ancoatslad@aol.com or Thelma McGrail on 07788606234. 10.00  until 2.00 Varley Street Miles Platting: £10 cash [...]

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Dig the City July 28th – August 12th

Manchester’s Urban Gardening Festival We are looking for your help to re-create our RHS Tatton Show 2014 Flowerbeds in the heart of the city.   28 July – 1 Aug 2014 –  Creating the Festival   – assembling the gardens.  This will involve digging, planting and creating the vision for the festival.  Please note this [...]

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GMP April Newsletter

The latest update from Greater Manchester Police. City Newsletter WC 10 04 2014  

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