Watch Phil's Face

Little does Brian know he is in grave danger. Hahahaha. I'll show you the result tomorrow night. But you won't get it if you don't watch tonight's video. Kamila from i-D mag is still with us. Her question is the spark. #excavatingthereno

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Our White Mum

Interesting conversation I copied off Excavating The Facebook group. Provoked by Akala's quote in the Guardian: ‘As I grew up, I became embarrassed by my mother’s whiteness.' I think there is miles to dig below our response. I'd love to know your thoughts. #theRenolive

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They Couldn't Oppress Us Cos We Didn't Give A

Kamila from i-D is still with us. She asks about half-caste, why we aren't remembered like the Hacienda, and how I gathered my army? We get pretty vocal. As usual. One of our artefacts. The pill which introduced Women's Lib. Photo by Whitworth assistant curator Moss Side born Nikita Gill.

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i-D Magazine Send Kamila To Interview Us.

Don't we look rather posh and wonderful in our Whitworth Gallery home. Like a Channel 4 art programme. Fab photo by Karen Rangeley.

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Dedicated to Reno Dame Coco Clarke

Her funeral was today. May she rest in peace.

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Brian Interviews Phil. Phil Interviews Brian.

We're practising our interviewing technique ready for when we take over our Whitworth Gallery on March the 15th 2019 where we'll hopefully interview you.

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Triggy Interviews Carmen Jones

I'm quoting Gail Allott again tonight: 'Natural, that's the only way to describe these interviews. Comes over, just two people having a conversation naturally. Love them " took a couple of dirties home" Triggy, honesty to the bone. What's just dawned on me is that the people who went down the Reno have…

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Persian Interviews Stevie. Carmen interviews Triggy

On Friday Gail Allot asked: ‘Linda Brogan Tell me something!! Did you ever imagine that morning you said to your neighbor "Im gonna dig up the Reno" did you ever imagine, This??? What a phenomenon, it's just an absolute amazing project. So many Reno family have got on board but also to be acknowledged…

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Practising Our Interviewing Skills: Dedicated to Mouse 1956 to 2019

It was Mouse/Chris's funeral today. After a Xmas period night down the Reno, me, him, Danny Sarge and Tom were having a laugh in our flat in Medlock Court when my water's broke December 18th 1979, just before any of Chris's troubles began. Imagine the stories Chris had to tell. We spent last night practising…

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Okay. So this is what we are attempting. Most history books are told from the perspective of someone rich and famous. No that isn’t true, they are told about someone rich and famous. They are the protagonist. So, for example, Queen Elizabeth 1st puts Mary Queen of Scots to death for the English throne.…

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The Reno@The Whitworth Goes Official

12 April, 2019

Sleeping Beauty

05 April, 2019

More Fab Photos From Thursday 28th Preview

03 April, 2019

A Night We Won't Forget 28th March 2019

02 April, 2019

Delirious With Tiredness, Happiness and Satisfaction

29 March, 2019



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