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11/02/2010 2:00 pm
Outside Cafe Rouge
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653 Wilmslow Road, Disbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 6QZ

Next tour: Tuesday 11 February 2020.
Meet: Outside Didsbury Village Metrolink stop.
Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite.

Grand villas, Gothic towers and glorious golden gardens in bloom characterise this most sumptuous of south Manchester suburbs.

We will find the home of the celebrated author Howard Spring; hear tales about the anarchic comics Steve Coogan, Rick Mayall and Adrian Edmonson; the merchants Philip Godlee, Joseph Birley and Daniel Adamson; the prolix alderman Fletcher Moss, stopping at the latter’s tucked-away cottage, the Old Parsonage; the botanical beauty that is the Alpine garden; ancient St James’s Church; the Old Cock Inn and the magnificent Towers, the finest mansion in Manchester.


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