The Condition of the Working Class in Manchester
Meet: St Ann’s Church, 2.30pm.
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By day they were Victorian gentlemen with sedentary lifestyles and smart boots. By night they were rabid radicals, roaming the streets with revolutionary fervour.
They were Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels and they changed the world’s politics!
Part 2 of the tour – you don’t need to go on both to get the story – heads off to the Royal Exchange where young Friedrich posed as a capitalist; Chetham’s where the two researched politics and economics; the slums around the Irk; and “Irish Town”.
(For more info, see Walks & Tours. Political Manchester, Engels & Marx).