Forever Records- Talking All Things Vinyl

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We popped down to Cobden Chambers to visit Joey of Forever Records. Joey has been part of the Nottingham record scene for many years. We talked history, new stuff and all things vinyl.   So Joey, tell us a bit about yourself? Well my love for vinyl started with me doing work experience in a record […]

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ALLEYCATS FILM feat. MANHATTAN PORTAGE

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Alleycats, directed by Ian Bonhote, is presented as a “high octane, action/ thriller set in London against the back drop of the cut-throat world of illegal bike racing“. The story centres around a group of city bike couriers, including Eleanor Tomlinson of Poldark. It begins with an unfortunate insight into what appears to be a murder […]

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Alleycats, directed by Ian Bonhote, is presented as a “high octane, action/ thriller set in London against the back drop of the cut-throat world of illegal bike racing“.

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The story centres around a group of city bike couriers, including Eleanor Tomlinson of Poldark. It begins with an unfortunate insight into what appears to be a murder mixed up in the political world, leading to a fast paced, thrill ride through two very different sides of London life.alleycats1

The film offers a glimpse of the life of a bike courier, the speed, the danger and the races.

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Manhattan Portage were asked to provide courier bags and drawstrings for the main characters and supporting cast to wear. The heritage of the brand, its roots in the New York courier scene, made our brand and this film a perfect pairing.

The bags can be seen throughout the film, with the red drawstrings being used in a big race scene, a key part of the film.alleycats4

Alleycats promised an exciting, fast paced film about the lesser known world of an Alleycat, they delivered and we are very proud to have been part of it.

 

Available for download  here

Available on DVD now.

Want a courier bag? Check out these classics.

Or shop the Empire Lite Backpack as seen in the film!

 

A huge thank you to the Alleycats team for getting us involved…. #messlife #messfam

 

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CORDURA® FABRIC

“A BRAND THAT IS BUILT TO LAST” Invista’s Cordura, an established fabric brand for over 45 years, is used by manufacturers worldwide. They offer a range of fabrics that offer durability for high performance products and apparel, trusted by military’s across the globe. Their fabric is “constructed using high tenacity fiber technologies, weight for weight, CORDURA® […]

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WITH YOU FOR THE JOURNEY- NEW YORK TOUGH

Our ethos for over 30 years has been to produce functional and durable bags that are “New York Tough”. Built to withstand the everyday of the city, protecting your personal belongings, our bags use top quality materials and hardware. The Manhattan Portage legacy has stayed strong throughout the years due to a loyal customer base. […]

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