In 1957 my dad (Jasper) made his journey from sunny Jamaica to England. When he arrived he lived in shared accommodation on Freme Street, Nelson Street and Dover Street, all in the Brunswick area of Manchester. Little did I know that the area would become very important to me.Read more
[Before coronavirus] As part of my college course I started volunteering at Parent and Toddler Group at Brunswick Church around September last year. Already it’s just become part of my weekly routine.
I look forward to Wednesday mornings because I’ve already built bonds with the children. Every week is different with new parents and children turning up.Read more
It’s pre-Covid-19 and I’m at West Gorton Community Rooms for their February half term activity week.
Wardeh and her three younger children are first here, keen to carry on with the creative activities they started yesterday.
Soon the table is covered with coloured paper glue and glitter.Read more
Looking around it’s difficult to put a tag on this Ardwick store. It’s a health food shop, plant-based café, workspace with free wi-fi, art gallery and workshop venue.Read more
Our website – Hand & Heart – is named after a story by Victorian writer, Elizabeth Gaskill, who lived in the area.Read more