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Smiths-Morrissey Coach Tour: All the Manchester Area Sites & Stories

This is the Smiths-Morrissey Coach Tour: All the Manchester Area Sites & Stories * Sat 21 September, 11am-2pm (finish time depending on traffic). * Meet coach stop Albert Square (opposite the Town Hall). * Please press here to book with eventbrite. * Cost: £21 including eventbrite/Facebook booking fee You’ve heard the records, lived the life, …
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Underground Manchester – “Don’t Mention the War!”

People of Manchester! People of Britain! People of the World! It’s the long-awaited (after six years) return of Underground Manchester in … “Underground Manchester – Don’t Mention the War!” Meet: St Ann’s Church, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. 1st and 2nd August tours: Sunday 4 August, 2.30pm & 3pm. !!NOW SOLD OUT!! But plenty more dates, …
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Chilling Tales from the Manchester Graveyards

Tours start from Victoria Station wallmap (on top of the old graveyard). June 2019: Fri 28 June, 6pm. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite. Ideal: for a private booking…if you want your group to have nightmares. Come on in…enter, if you dare, a nether world of murder, assassination, hanging, homicide, regicide, talking corpses …
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Friedrich Engels’s Manchester

Marx & Engels in Manchester Part 1: The Frock-Coated Communists Sat 6 July 2019, 11.30am. Meet Engels Statue, HOME arts centre, 11.30am. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite. Part 2: The Condition of the Working Class in Manchester Sat 6 July 2019, 2.30pm. Meet St Ann’s Church, 2.30pm. Booking: Please press here to …
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Madchester: Tales of Rock n Roll Excess

Next tour: Wed 3 April 2019. Meet: Queen Victoria Statue, Piccadilly Gardens, 6pm. Booking: Please book here with eventbrite. Come drink in a cocktail of excess and revelry drunk by those overdosing on their own egos and out to lunch in their own lifetimes on this irreverent, Rabelasian, rabble-rousing tour. Here are tales of million …
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Karl Marx 200th Birthday Commemorations

Please book with eventbrite here. Next tour: Saturday 5 May 2018, 2.30pm. Meet: Friedrich Engels statue, HOME arts centre. Join us to follow in the Manchester footsteps of Karl Marx, the man who created a political philosophy that dominated half the world during the 20th century on his 200th birthday, 5 May 2018. Hugely entertaining, informative …
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William Shakespeare’s Manchester

Next tour: Fri 26 October 2018. Meet: Entrance, John Rylands Library, 2.30pm. Booking: Soon with eventbrite. This is an ingenious new tour dedicated to a man who probably never came to Manchester. But why should that matter? The city centre is alive with mementos to the Bard and dedications to his protagonists. We’ve found seven obvious locations (just …
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Poetry

Next tour: Fri 26 October 2018. Meet: Queen Victoria statue, Piccadilly Gardens, 11.30am. Words, phrases, ideas, claims, injunctions, entreaties, accusations, threats, memories…“Tho’ much is taken, much abides…which in old days Mov’d earth and heaven”. We honour the greatest writers – Tennyson (that’s him, above), Shelley, Tennyson, Byron, Rossetti, John Cooper Clarke – and explain their links with …
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Wigan

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Heaton Park

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