Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

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Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by seatonsluicetoon » Fri May 25, 2018 9:59 am

Morning chaps,


I’m on work experience and as part of a brief I’ve been set I’m trying to I’m trying to write some targeted adverts relating to Manchester and Birmingham. I’m trying to get light-hearted stereotypes about particular areas of the cities. A bit like yummy mummies of Jesmond or hipsters in Tynemouth. I’m not after racial divides or anything that might be defined by high crime rates etc but would love to know if anyone has any local knowledge of these two cities and can help me out with where I might find high volumes of different characters – kids, old people, rich people, footballers, artists, hipsters, proper locals etc.

Anyone able to help? It’s not the type of thing that’s particularly easy to find online. Bloody work experience. I’m thirty years old. <disgrace>
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Re: Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri May 25, 2018 10:28 am

I work in Birmingham, the area in and around the Custard Factory in Digbeth is known for having lots of creative types, both artistically and small creative tech companies etc. There's lots of small businesses down there, funky cafes, craft beer bars, retro clothes/record shops etc to cater for their tastes. I think they whole Custard Factory is known as the Creative Quarter, loads of hipsters <ok>
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Re: Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by seatonsluicetoon » Fri May 25, 2018 11:24 am

Awesome, that's exactly the type of thing I need thanks.
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Post by biggeordiedave » Fri May 25, 2018 11:31 am

Manchester is full of lads wearing Parkas with Paul Weller haircuts. Hope this helps <ok>.
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Re: Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by overseasTOON » Fri May 25, 2018 11:36 am

I can highly recommend Birmingham New Street station. It looks so much better now to the extent that you might think the rest of Birmingham is nice as well.

I still stayed on the train though.

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri May 25, 2018 11:54 am

seatonsluicetoon wrote:Awesome, that's exactly the type of thing I need thanks.
No worries, being a hipster I was there last week for a few drinks <cheers>
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Re: Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by Beatski » Sat May 26, 2018 12:01 am

Chorlton in manchester is full of pretentious hippy/hipster bellends.

Also its full name is Chorlton-cum-Hardy <perv>

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Post by PTAO? » Sun May 27, 2018 1:23 pm

I'm in Chorlton right now <grim>

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Re: Anyone familiar with Manchester or Birmingham?

Post by Cal » Sun May 27, 2018 3:57 pm

Ancoats was the #1 hippest place in the UK when I lived there, it's s*** and 7th now <gent>

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