BelleVueIoA[Book: Jill Cronin & Frank Rhodes – 1999 – 16x23cm – 128 Pages – Many B&W photos]. For over a century everyone, it seemed, was going to Belle Vue gardens! This unique attraction brought anyone who was within a charabanc ride or train excursion to Manchester (England) for a day of fun. If you went to Belle Vue in its heyday this publication will evoke happy memories, and if you didn’t you will find this book a revelation. Chapter Points: The Way In and the Grounds; On the Water; Dancing and Music; At the Circus; The Amusements; At the Zoo; Eating and Drinking; VIPs and Special Events; Sports, Halls and – the End. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.