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Clock Tower Tours…New Manchester Walks in Time with the City

New dates will appear soon so that you can come with us up, up and away to the top of Manchester Town Hall…into the soaring clock tower on a journey into the very heart of time. Booking will be with Quay Tickets.
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The closure of the Visitor Centre won’t affect our walks

Manchester Visitor Centre on Piccadilly Plaza has shut but this won’t affect our walks. Anything already advertised as starting at the old Visitor Centre will continue to do so – just meet outside. If you get there early…

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Town Hall Murals now Easter Monday

Owing to a wedding in the Great Hall on Easter Sunday, we’ve had to move our full detailed tour of the Ford Madox Brown Murals in Manchester Town Hall to Easter Monday, 6 April 2015.

This is going to be a de-luxe offering, for we will be starting at Manchester Art Gallery at 11am…
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Manchester, US style

Coming up….Manchester Town Hall, Hidden Gems of Manchester, Didsbury

Tue 3 March: Manchester Town Hall.
Wed 4 March: Gangland.
Wed 4 March: 10 Manchester Inventions That Shook the World.
Thu 5 March: Adolphe Valette.
Fri 6 March: John Rylands Library & St Ann’s Church.
Fri 6 March: Manchester in 11 Footballers.
…and much more…please see Calendar for full details.
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tours: Tuesday 11am, Sunday 2.30pm

* The de-luxe and madly entertaining tour.
* We took 109 people in eight days in mid-February!!!
* As there are now limits on numbers, please let us know you would like to attend by e-mailing
* Pay on the day.
* Meet at the Midland Hotel.
* For access in March please read on.
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Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us – Sun 22 Mar, Sat 18 Apr

Sun 22 Mar, Sat 18 Apr for 3-hour round trip with historic commentary and licensed bar. Please book with Quaytickets.

Join us on board to glide past the new Coronation Street studios, Media City, Manchester United, The Imperial War Museum North, the Lowry Centre, the old docks of what was Britain’s 4th biggest port, Mode Wheel Locks, Castlefield and Spinningfields…

Expert commentary provided.
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**NEW** Detailed Tours of Central Library

We are very pleased to unveil our new, lovingly-honed, in-depth tours of the architectural and bibliographical gem that is the reopened Central Library.

The New Manchester Walks team has devised a wonderful tour, rich in history, architecture, design and drama.

We will explain how the building works, explain the fascinating symbolism inside, touch on the library’s previous homes (Charles Dickens opened the first such building in 1852), view the exquisite reading room, and open up areas you might not find yourself…
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Talks (Kennedy)

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Ed Glinert’s energetic, enthralling and entertaining talks – on Alan Turing, Peterloo, Winston Churchill, the Pankhursts etc etc – have wowed audiences at the St James’s Club, Manchester Central Library, the Portico Library, Whitefield shul, the U3A…
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