Place explored through a personal selection of the lives, novels, art, architecture, poetry and history inspired by England's industrial era.
Industrial Maturity and Decline
‘Think what Dundee would have been without Jute, or Manchester and Liverpool without cotton. But for coal and Iron our cities might still have walls around them.’ (Beryl Bainbridge 1984)
Beryl Bainbridge Bradford Castleford CLR James Comedian Ian Smith Cultural Geography Ellen Wilkinson England is Rich Featherstone George Orwell Gerard Benson Get Carter Goole Halifax Harry Hopkins Huddersfield Iain Nairn Isle of Axholme Jack Common JB Priestley Kellingley Kevin Boniface Killingworth Manuscript in a Red Box Minty Alley Morning in the City Nelson Newbiggin-By-The-Sea Newcastle Normanton Pontefract Pre-Raphaelite Psychogeography Robert Westall Rotherham Sean O'Brien Selby Social History Southwold Stuart Maconie Ted Lewis The Division Bell Mystery The Rocket Tom Puddings Vermuyden