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Discovering Manchester

06/08/2020 10:45 am
06/08/2020 12:30 pm
£11 for one. £16.50 for two.
Central Library
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St Peter's Square, Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 5PD

* This tour: Thursday 6 August 2020.
* Meet: Central Library, St Peter’s Square, 10.45am.
* Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite.
£10 for one.
£16.50 for two people.

This is the official expert entertaining introduction to the city, an in-depth, original and eye-opening tour devised by Manchester’s most prolific tour guide and energetic historian, Ed Glinert, author of Penguin’s Manchester Compendium and compiler of the Manchester Encyclopaedia.

£11 – one person
£16.50 – two-person ticket

Here’s what’s going to happen. We will start at Central Library, built to look like not only the Pantheon of Rome but the long-lost Pantheon of London. We will then take you to:

  • Meet one of the most formidable women in British history.
  • The hotel where Rolls didn’t meet Royce.
  • The site of Britain’s most dramatic political protest.
  • The building where modern Manchester music began.
  • The greatest Gothic revival library in the country.
  • The most spectacular new religious paintings of the 20th century.
  • The parliament of the cotton lords, now one of Britain’s most celebrated theatres.

…and more

Manchester: discovered and undiscovered.

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