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The Secret History of the Northern Quarter

03/02/2019 3:00 pm
03/02/2019 4:45 pm
around £10
Queen Victoria Statue
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Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1RG

This tour, February 2019:
* Sun 3 February 2019.
* Meet Queen Victoria Statue, Piccadilly Gardens, 3pm.
* Booking: Please book here with eventbrite.

What’s uh, the deal
It’s Boho Manchester, cool Manchester, modish Manchester, funky but chic Manchester.

It’s the Northern Quarter: a land of crumbling cotton factories, sky-scraping fire-escapes, Bohemian bars, downhome hidden spaces, cult markets, chic galleries and cardamom-scented, sizzingly-cheap curry cafes; a style haven shaped in marble, steel and beechwood, with streets named in Mediterranean tiles and pavements slabbed in mosaic.

There’s even a great history of political turmoil, a stretch of the last remaining back-to-back houses in the area, a recording studio where the very essence of the music that Manchester enthralled the world with was cut, a number of Life on Mars locations and Mick Hucknall’s favourite curry cafe.

* It’s old Manchester renewed and new Manchester refreshed. It’s good. It’s modern.

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