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Marx & Engels – Walkers of the World Unite!

Owing to a spot of capitalist weather on Sat 19 July, we have now added new dates for the double “Marx & Engels in Manchester” extravaganza:
• Sat 27 Sep & Sat 15 Nov (in conjunction with Parliament Week).
• Part 1: meet Oxford Road station, 11am. Part 2: meet St Ann’s Church, 2pm.
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This Week’s Tours

Town Hall (Tue), The Suffragettes (Wed), Hotels of Manchester (Wed), Knutsford (Thu), Pre-Raphaelites (Fri), Wonderful Waterside World (Fri), Historic Canal Cruise (Sat), Canals (Sun) Town Hall (Sun).
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Access

• Tue 22 July, 11am. Mostly very good access.
• Sun 27 July, 2.30pm. Very good access.
• Tue 29 July, 11am. Mostly very good access.
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Clock Tower Tours…New Manchester Walks in Time with the City: Sun 10 Aug, Sat 6 Sep, Sat 20 Sep

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. Please book with Quay Tickets.
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Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us. July almost sold out! New dates very soon

Join us on a cruise of the Manchester and Salford waterways from the comfort of the boat as she makes her way along the Manchester Ship Canal, Bridgewater Canal and River Irwell.

We 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.

The cruise goes aft on Sat 26 July at 11.30am.
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August Bank Holiday Monday: The Only Detailed Tour of the Pre-Raphaelite Paintings & the Town Hall Murals

We are hosting the only full detailed tour of the Art Gallery Pre-Raphaelite paintings AND the Ford Madox Brown Murals in Manchester Town Hall on Monday, 25 August 2014.
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Special Walk to Mark 50 Years Since Manchester Staged the Last Ever Hanging

We’re adding a special walk on Wednesday 13 August 2014 to mark the 50th anniversary of the last ever hanging, which took place in Manchester, regardless of what they tell you in the papers – and guess where!
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Town Hall (from libraries)

Want to tour Manchester Town Hall? Please e-mail us at

Please let us know you’re coming on the Town Hall by e-mailing
* Every Tue at 11am through 2014.
* Every Sunday at 2.30pm through 2014.
* Occasionally we have no or limited access.

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