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manchester have you seen my beefa

have you seen my beefa

Not a clue what Beefa is, I’m guessing from the funky bobble hat on the poster maybe a cool retro night or student gig. The main draw in this shot was the amazing texture and non uniform shapes and patterns burned into the brickwork, beautiful.

swordgirl manchester andy thelwell

sword girl

The title of this image couldn’t be called anything other than “sword girl”. I hadn’t seen public stencil artwork like this before in Manchester. I really like the stripped down simplicity and Manchester humour on this piece. Sword Girl was found on a side street not far from Stephenson Square in Manchester’s amazing Northern Quarter.

manchester greengate bridge Andy Thelwell

life below the railway

Life below the railway. This hidden secret side of Manchester is located on Greengate at the Manchester Cathedral end of Chapel Street. My image seems a million miles from the clean shinny, glass architecture of Modern Manchester. However, my hidden Manchester beauty spot is only a stones throw from Number One Deansgate, and The National [...]

car driving through gmex tunnel

car driving through tunnel

Cutting through beneath the metro line between Manchester Central and the Hilton hotel end of Deansgate. Pretty busy junction both drivable and walkable, although if traveling through by car, one may miss the amazing weathered tiles which are common place below the old British Rail tracks. This image illustrates the contrast with the slow weathered [...]

manchester demo poster andy thelwell

demo poster manchester

Greater Manchester Stop the War Coalition Demonstration Poster Greater Manchester Stop the War Coalition, was set up ten years ago this month (Feb 2003) in objection to the war in Iraq. I found the remnants of this poster which details one of the most attended demonstrations in recent years, under a bridge. A little sheltered [...]