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Discover Didsbury

Explore the historical twists and turns that have shaped the development of Didsbury, one of the most popular suburbs in Manchester. £10 Tour guide: Sue McCarthy Meet: Outside Didsbury Library, 692 Wilmslow Road M20 2DN

Midland Hotel Tour & Light Afternoon Tea

The Original Midland Hotel Tour now in its 31st year. The history of this iconic grand hotel, then light afternoon tea. Booking required via www.mgt.eventbrite.com £24 Tour guide Elizabeth Sibbering Meet: Midland Hotel reception, 16 Peter Street M60 2DS

Art Nouveau Manchester

Discover Manchester’s decorative side; flambouyant architecture, ironwork, glass and ceramic tiles glistening with the influence of Crane and Horta. £10 Tour guide: Suzanne Hindle Meet: Outside John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate M3 3EH

Southern Cemetery Tour

Visit the graves of those famous for music, football, cotton, flight, art. Booking required via www.showmemcr.eventbrite.com Wear sensible shoes £10 Tour guide: Emma Fox Meet: The Lodge, 212 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21 7GL

Northern Quarter: Right Here, Right Now

The Northern Quarter _ unloved and desolate in the 1970s, vibrant and ‘happening’ today. Explore this fascinating, cosmopolitan and still-developing area of the city. £10 Tour guide: Peter O’Grady Meet: Outside Manchester Visitor Information Centre, 1 Piccadilly Gardens M1 1RG

Midland Hotel Tour & Light Afternoon Tea

The Original Midland Hotel Tour now in its 31st year. The history of this iconic grand hotel, then light afternoon tea. Booking required via www.mgt.eventbrite.com £24 Tour guide Jean Bailo Meet: Midland Hotel reception, 16 Peter Street M60 2DS

Great Speeches in Mcr on Location

Dickens, Engels, Clarkson, Wilson, Grant, Bright, Cobden, Pankhurst, Disreali, Horniman and many more: the words that have electrified Manchester and the world. £10 Tour guide: Jonathan Schofield Meet: Manchester Cathedral main entrance, Victoria Street M3 1SX

Gaskell in Town & at Plymouth Grove

See city centre Elizabeth Gaskell locations, then tour her beautiful Plymouth Grove home. Finish with tea & cake. Booking required www.tourgaskell.eventbrite.com £17 Tour guide: Kate Dibble Meet: Manchester Cenotaph, St Peter’s Square M2 4EG

Pub Walk: Party on Down with Emmeline

We’re going to celebrate women putting an X on that ballot paper in 1918 (well some did) and raise a glass to Emmeline Pankhurst. £10 Tour guide: Suzanne Hindle Meet: Outside Central Library, St Peter’s Square M2 5PD

Women of the World

On International Women’s day hear stories of how incredible local women contributed towards furthering their own (and others) positions in society. £10 Tour guide: Jean Bailo Meet: Outside Central Library, St PeterÍs Square M2 5PD