I published this video on my AidanEyewitness channel the 29th of March 2021. Please note the channel was rebranded from ‘AVZINE’ in May 2021. Please click on ‘play’ above to watch the video and don’t forget to like and subscribe!
Are we still a German city? Do we still know that we’re a German city?
In the 19th century, many German people, industrialists, musicians and others, left their native land and settled in Manchester. They left their mark on the city, but that heritage became of obscured or forgotten. This video attempts to set the
It was Tony Wilson who said those words when he interviewed me and two other guests on Radio Manchester in 2007. In Manchester, there is a strong German influence but that influence has been hidden due to ignorance and prejudice.
People from Germany and the German-speaking countries have had a big influence on the development of Manchester.
This video is an attempt to inform and educate people by telling the forgotten story of the German influence on the history and identity of Manchester.