Welcome to the Belle Vue Digital Map.
Explore and re live
the heady days of Belle Vue through people’s memories and artefacts from family
photos to newspaper cuttings and rescued items from the Showground of the World
Object from Victorian era
Painting from 1875 (circa)
Object from 1950s or 1960s
Read the story of Manchester's greatest ever entertainment destination
Share your memories, photos and memorabilia of Belle Vue with the world
Take part in our exciting Show & Tell game during Manchester Histories Festival
Welcome to the Showground of the World
Manchester Histories bring Belle Vue back to life
If you have any questions or comments, get in touch - we'd love to hear from you!
Circus | Entertainment | Funfair | Zoo | Sport
Photos | Programmes | Objects | Oral History
Legacy around the globe
We're looking for photos, posters, programmes, objects, costumes and memories of your experiences of Belle Vue.
If you have anything you can share with us, we'd love to hear from you - just click here and let us know...
See the latest memories and pieces of history contributed by our visitors.
Get ready to tweet your way through Show and Tell, a digital game running alongside Manchester Histories Festival 2014!
Each day through the festival, we'll release a task to complete in order to earn points and win prizes!
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