Platt Hall Gallery of Costume

On a particularly hot and lazy Sunday afternoon Sarah and I decided to go for a picnic in Platt fields park in Manchester near where we are living at the moment. On the edge of the park is a large Georgian mansion which houses the Platt Hall Costume Gallery - a free and rather cool … Continue reading Platt Hall Gallery of Costume

What’s all this then? The Manchester Police Museum

On Lever street in Manchester's Northern Quarter is the Manchester Police Museum. It is based in a former police station and is run by volunteers - only open on Tuesday's. Inside the imposing Victorian building is a great interesting and fun collection of various police paraphernalia including historical uniforms, photographs and grisly evidence from crimes … Continue reading What’s all this then? The Manchester Police Museum