Next tour: Thu 20 August 2020.
Meet: TfGM travelshop, Piccadilly Gardens, 11.30am.
Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite.
Manchester became the world’s first industrial centre at the end of the 18th century and within a hundred years it was the second city of the empire, a vast commercial and cultural hub, setting for the greatest Town Hall in the country, home of the brilliant newspaper the Manchester Guardian, with an exciting history of protest and progression. Hear the full story with Manchester’s expert historian, Ed Glinert