Angel Meadow and the vicinity has always provided inspiration for writers and creatives.
Spencer Tunick (Artist)
On 1st May 2010, the park and surrounding area was used as a location by artist Spencer Tunick for his installation "Everyday People," part of The Lowry Gallery's 10th Anniversary celebration.
Simon Buckley (Photographer)
During 2015-2016, the area around Angel Meadow was photographed as part of the NotQuiteLight Project.
An exhibition weekend of images, tours and events took place in April 2016 with FOAM co-hosting a filmed dawn-break entitled "Breakfast with the Dead."
Dean Kirby (Author & Journalist)
Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain's most dangerous slum. Published 2016
Mrs G.L. Banks (Author)
The Manchester Man. Published 1879.
Mary Bertenshaw (Author)
Sunrise to Sunset (An Autobiography). Published 1991.
Andrew Davies (Author and Playwright)
The Gangs of Manchester. Published 2008.
MaD Theatre Company
Angels with Manky Faces see video page.
Performed 2009 and 2010. Inspired by The Gangs of Manchester by Andrew Davies.
Audrey Howard (Author)
Angel Meadow. Published 1999.
William Kenneth Jones (Author)
Different Times. Published 2006.
Nancy. Published 2011.
James Stanhope-Brown (Author)
Angels from the Meadows. Published 1993.
The Shoeblack and the Countess. Published 2012.
John Marsden (Author)
Forgotten Fields- Manchester Old Burial Grounds. Published 2014.
Angela Buckley (Author)
The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada. Published 2014.
Billy Hopkins (Author)
Our Kid. Published 2007