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David Scott

destroyed parts of the Arndale and Marks and Spencer’s. Manchester Cathedral had part of its roof torn off, the bus station was gone, and the historic buildings in Shambles Square were damaged. In a preservation task The Old Wellington and Sinclair’s Oyster Bar (built in the 1700s), were painstakingly dismantled, relocated 100 metres away, and meticulously reassembled to their original form. The Royal

in Mancunians
The Manchester International Club
Bill Williams

, and the promotional support of the British Council, the Czech Centre now overtook its main rival, the Masaryk Society, to become, by the autumn of 1943, the only Czech émigré body in the city.104 These were the climactic months of Britain’s guiltridden love affair with Czechoslovakia. The twenty-fifth anniversary of Czech independence was celebrated in Manchester in October 1943 by a special service at Manchester Cathedral, a Hallé Concert made up of music by Czech composers conducted by John Barbirolli and a reception at the Czech Centre attended by Sir William

in Culture in Manchester
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Gary James

participation in more sober environments.50 Nall’s formative years were spent at 45 Percy Street, Hulme.51 At the time of his marriage at Manchester Cathedral in 1865 he was living in Tamworth Street. He then spent his early married life in Mytton Street, before moving to Yarburgh Street, Moss Side.52 Each of these properties appears to have been a terraced house, with Mytton Street understood to have been a standard two-­up two-­down house of the period. The property in Yarburgh Street was more substantial and was to become the family home for the rest of Nall’s life; indeed

in The emergence of footballing cultures