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Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us – Sun 28 June

Summer is here, so set your chronometer for Sun 28 June and a 3-hour local cruise 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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Lyme Park - The Cage

Book a private tour…a canal cruise on the Manchester waterways, a detailed look at the Ford Madox Brown Murals, a day trip to Liverpool or Bronte Country…

What better way to entertain your social club, historical society or corporate clients than with a private New Manchester Walks tour, talk, walk or canal cruise. We have taken out the U3A, the National Trust, the WI, Probus, Fleet Street’s finest (an L. S. Lowry coach tour), Kemptville Travel of Ontario (Coronation street locations in Blackpool), the cast of the recent Angel Meadow play, Travel Solutions of Belfast…it’s a long list. Join them!
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MIF 2015 (1)

Walks During Manchester International Festival (MIF) 2015

* Every day during the Festival at 12.30pm from Central Library: “About Manchester” – Manchester for Tourists, Visitors, Festival Goers and … Mancunians.
* Every day during the Festival at 3pm from various locations: “More About Manchester” – Manchester for those who want to know a little more.
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Manchester, US style

Coming up: Withington, Adolphe Valette, Italian Manchester, Canal Cruise, Music, Haworth

Wed 24, Withington, 6pm, Withington station.
Thu 25, Adolphe Valette, 1.30pm, Art Gallery.
Thu 25, Italian Manchester, 1.30pm, Art Gallery.
Sat 27, Manchester Music: Sex & Drugs & Rock ’n’ Roll, 2.30pm, HOME.
Sun 28, Canal Cruise with Historic Commentary, 11am, Castlefield Hotel.
Sun 28, Wuthering Heights, 12.30pm, Haworth Steam Railway station.
Tue 30, Manchester Town Hall, 11am, Midland Hotel.
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tours: Tuesdays & Saturdays 11am

* The de-luxe and madly entertaining tour.
* We have taken some 750 people on this tour this year.
* Please let us know you would like to attend by e-mailing
* Pay on the day.
* Meet at the Midland Hotel.

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Town Hall clock tower - bell

Clock Tower Tours…New Manchester Walks in Time with the City…Next date: Sat 4 July

We can now announce summer 2015 dates for the towering tour, to take you up, up and away – beyond the confines of Manchester Town Hall into the soaring clock tower on a journey into the very heart of time.

Sat 4 July, Sat 22 Aug, Sat 19 Sep at 10.45am, 12.45pm, 2.45pm. For booking details
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Central Library - easily reached...

**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)

Need a Speaker?

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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