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Extra Town Hall Tour Dates

Extra Town Hall Tour Dates

Due to popular demand we have added extra dates for our evening Manchester Town Hall tour.  All these tours start at 18:30. Please call the guide to book, or book online here. Tuesday April 18  – Jean Bailo – +44 7812 129754 Tuesday June 13 – Denise Sackett – +44 7724 […]

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Ancoats Coffee & Cake

Ancoats Coffee & Cake

The world’s first industrial suburb is becoming one of the coolest areas in Manchester.  Ends with tea/coffee and cake. Costs £12.50 per person. Booking required with Sue McCarthy T: 0794 126 3704 E: sue@tourmanchester.co.uk

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About the Quays

This inland port has iconic architecture, MediaCityUK, The Lowry and Imperial War Museum North. Just the place for a seasonal stroll. Booking required with Barbara Warnock Telephone: 0161 973 0120 Email: bhwatno9@hotmail.com Meet Barbara at the information desk inside the Lowry Outlet Mall, Salford Quays M50 3AH  

Catholic Manchester

Catholic Manchester

The Industrial Revolution brought thousands of Catholic Irish and Italian immigrants to Manchester.  Descendants included Victorian detective, Jerome Caminada; first Catholic Mayor, Daniel McCabe; and Bishop Casartelli, who promoted Catholic social action.  But Manchester’s Catholic origins go back much further – to an 8th-century Anglo-Saxon chapel.  Catholics have made a […]

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Kill or Cure

History of healthcare in Manchester in Georgian and Victorian times.  Manchester’s first infirmary was founded in 1752.  Almost 200 years later, Britain’s first NHS hospital opened here.   The Industrial Revolution and workhouse system had helped shape the city’s medical care.  Then there was the medic with a mummy, the […]

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Toilets of Manchester

The city’s most convenient walk! How has the growing city of Manchester coped with its effluent over the years?  Not always well, is the answer. Corruption and disease were rife in Victorian times until modern sewage and water supplies caught up with a booming population explosion. The modern city still […]

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Pub Walk: Illuminated Architecture

An alternative view of the city. As buildings come alive at night, sneak a peek through illuminated windows with stops in pubs along the way. Meet Suzanne outside Central Library, St Peter’s Square M2 5PD

Chinatown – walking tour

Chinatown – walking tour

Visit a fascinating community in the heart of the city to discover its culture, history and traditions. Try lunch! Booking required with Barbara Warnock Telephone: 0161 973 0120 Email: bhwatno9@hotmail.com Meet Barbara at Manchester Cenotaph, St Peter’s Square M2 4EG  

Pub Walk – Beer is Best

Pub Walk – Beer is Best

Iconic breweries of the past have left their mark on the city. We’ll stroll around and investigate, plus have a look at some of our fascinating pubs too. Meet: Peter O’Grady outside Central Library, St Peter’s Square M2 5PD