Welcome to a major new arts project celebrating 240 years of drinking and thinking from the industrial revolution to the digital age. What’s your story? Created, curated and produced by Mark Babych, Michael Trainor and You. 240 years of drinking and thinking leading up to one incredible night out. Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Share [...]
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As part of our ongoing investigations into ‘The Complete History of Drinking in the Northern Quarter’ we can now offer you a new (actually, an old) way to contribute to the unfolding story and learn to be a ‘Flâneur’* in the process. On Sunday 14th October 2012 at 12noon and 3pm we are offering the [...]
Artist Michael Trainor sits down with Dave Perkin Mr. stand-up and owner of the Frog and Bucket Comedy Clubs – read the full exclusive interview by Northern Quarter Stories for Creative Tourist. Listen! http://audioboo.fm/boos/842098-dave-perkin-birth-of-comedy-legends to hear Dave Perkin’s audioBoo recorded stories for ‘The Complete History of Drinking in the Northern Quarter’ and if you feel [...]
The excellent Creative Tourist website is currently running a special feature on us and will publish a new story every month so if you want to share your stories with the world send them to us via any of the on-line platforms in the right hand column of our home page or email us via [...]
Mark Babych, Northern Quarter Drink Inspector writes… Here’s something I didn’t know. Apparently, the son of a wealthy German industrialist has insulted Manchester’s Irish community. A certain Mr Engels has upset the clientele at the Hare and Hounds, The Unicorn and The Crown and Cushion and other Northern Quarter pubs where he regularly drinks with [...]
Guest blogger – Mark
Mark Babych, Northern Quarter Drink Inspector writes… Here’s something I didn’t know. Apparently, the son of a wealthy German industrialist has insulted Manchester’s Irish community.
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