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The Hireling Shepherd

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Astarte Syriaca

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The Scapegoat

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The Shadow of Death

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Ford Madox Brown’s Work

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Autumn Leaves

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The Light of the World

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Manchester in 10 Architects

Next Tour: When Boris says it’s okay. Booking: With eventbrite. Waterhouse, Worthington. Walters, Wood, Wilson, Womersley…and those are just the Ws. We will walk around the city, admiring the key buildings, citing the great and not-so-great architects. Waterhouse is of course Alfred, designer of the Town Hall and a surprising building in what is now Chinatown. Worthington is Thomas who …
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Le Corbusier’s Manchester

Next tour: Sometime in 2020, we hope. Meet: Visitor Centre, Piccadilly Gardens, time tbc. The two most powerful influences on 20th century architecture were the American Frank Lloyd Wright and the Swiss Charles Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (“the crow”). Wright believed in working in harmony with nature, brilliantly seen in Fallingwater, the rural retreat he …
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Manchester Art Tours

Next Tour: When Boris says it’s okay. Booking: With eventbrite. *** Thoroughly-detailed and wonderfully enlightening tours of Manchester’s greatest art treasures, from the baldacchino in the Central Library Reading Room and the reasons for its existence, which include the most wonderful links with Rome, a trip to see The Stations of the Cross in the …
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