Spent Brothers Productions
Gazette 90

VISIT TO MANCHESTER 27-30 August 2010

View from hotel room  View from hotel room
Views of Manchester skyline from our room in the Edwardian Hotel
including the Wheel (left) & Manchester Town Hall clock tower (right)

Derek awaiting Sheila's final make-up touches before cocktails
& a fine dinner in the hotel Opus One bar & restaurant

Free Trade Hall   Free Trade Hall
The hotel reception, bar & restaurants now occupy what was Manchester Free Trade Hall
built in the mid C19th CE near the site of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre

Building   Old building
Manchester city centre has many fine old buildings

Group   Cate & Nicola
Friends Nick, Nicola & daughter Cate came over from Chesterfield to meet up Saturday lunchtime
(Photographs © Cate & Nick Davey 2010)

Old building   Old building
The Victorian Gothic John Rylands Library, part of the University of Manchester

Old pub
Sawyers Arms on Deansgate is the oldest pub in Manchester

The Old Wellington Inn & Sinclair's Oyster Bar (built in 1552 CE) were actually moved due to re-development
several hundred metres from the original location on Market Square & re-constructed at the new location on Shambles Square

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2010