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MONDAY MERGE: Yes, it’s that time again. This week, Oxford Road, and a slightly skewiff angle, but enough to get an idea of the difference between the 1920s and 2010.
The road and distinctive University of Manchester buildings remain, but changes can be seen on the left hand side of the shot.
Manchester is a vibrant and exciting city to visit, whether you’re into fashion, culture or sports. With a stunning variety of things to do, the city is the perfect place to relax during any time of the year. If you are in town for just a day or plann…
Hacienda Club schedule 1983
By then, bands were playing at the Ranch, the Squat, Rafters and the Band on the Wall. If you go in search of these places now, none of them has been turned into supersmooth loft apartments like the Hacienda has. They’ve just disappeared, as if they were never really there, or they’re broken-down buildings not yet touched by the modernisation spreading through the city, or they’re rusted doors that seem sealed and give no clue of the chaos and noise there once was on the other side.
The Class of ‘92 trailer
Morrissey on Oxford Road Show, 1985
Morrissey visits his childhood haunts in Manchester on the Oxford Road Show (1985-03-22)
This trip is referenced in Morrissey’s Autobiography, on page 11 (Penguin Classics paperback, 2013).