Shirley Baker: Airport ’87

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05 Oct 2017 — 06 Jan 2018

At Manchester Central Library

A poignant look back at the passenger experience at Manchester Airport as seen through the lens of Shirley Baker thirty years ago. The images show Manchester Airport in all its 80’s glory – curly perms, corduroy trousers, pay phones, oodles of cheap duty free, and smoking in the departure lounge! Discover the changes in the wants and needs of the traveling public as the airport embarks on a £1billion programme to transform the airport for the future.