Category Archives: Manchester

William Tanner and the Peterloo Massacre

On the Sixteenth of August, 1819, a crowd of some 80,000 gathered on St. Peter’s field in Manchester. Their main purpose — besides enjoying the uncommonly good weather — was to demand reform of the rigid parliamentary rules that disenfranchised … Continue reading

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VIFF 2011 Reviews. How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster; A Separation.

Two winners today (Sunday, October 9) How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? Spain, 74 min. The life and works of the prolific Manchester-born architect Norman Foster, designer of (among dozens of other works) the spectacular Millau Viaduct  and … Continue reading

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