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In the last 30 days the archive has grown by 461 new artefacts, 19 new members, 18 new people and places.


Joined 1st January 2008



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“In the early 80's I lived a house in Withington and this was the neighbour's tune of choice to play loudly, on repeat, whenever he came in p*ssed from the pub; which was every evening.

"Matchstalks" for LS Lowry's style, though I can't find any source that suggests that anyone other B&M referred to the paintings in this way,”
01 May 2012
“True. In going through my old tickets - an exercise prompted by wanted to load the CS / Freshies items - I'm frustrated by the design of the Apollo tickets (torn so that only the latter half of the name remains. That, however, isn't as bad as those I have from the Oxford New Theatre that just have a date on them - nothing about who was on!”
26 Jul 2010
“Was there a coffin in there as well (or am I just making that up)? I was in the Hilton last weekend contemplating the difference in the townscape between then, when myself and the wife were students in the late 70's, and now, when my daughter is at the University.”
02 Nov 2009
“We used to go to see whatever was on "Half price Mondays" in the late 70's. They'd "multi screened" it but done it with such poor soundproofing you could listen to the other film at the same time as watching yours..very post modern”
02 Nov 2009
“Memory plays strange tricks nowadays, but I'm pretty certain I was served by Morrisey at Yanks (the home of the cutout album)”
07 May 2009
“Back in 1971 / 72 the Octagon used to host Saturday morning "Bluesology" sessions. Mostly local bands, but Warm Dust - featuring Paul Carrack - played one of the sessions.”
19 Jun 2007
“I think there was another Alexandra Park "festival" in 1978 - I remember Graham Parker & The Rumour and The Smirks being on. I'd place it somewhere around the 13th July as I know we saw GP again a couple of nights later (15th) at Blackbushe.”
19 Jun 2007
“It was a great concert - first time seeing 10cc and just before I went off to university (where I saw them again a couple of weeks later).

I lived in Blackpool 1972 - 74 and the Guild Hall hosted a whole raft of concerts at that time - Status Quo, Rory Gallagher, Led Zeppelin, Lindisfarne, Moody Blues....”
19 Jun 2007

Bands / Artists added

Graham Nash 12 items

Places added

Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester 3 items