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Secrets of the Northern Quarter

Start:
25/05/2019 2:30 pm
End:
25/05/2019 4:15 pm
Cost:
around £10
Venue:
TfGM office
Address:
Google Map
Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1RG

This tour, Saturday 25 May 2019:
* Meet tfgm Travelshop, Piccadilly Gardens, 2.30pm.
* 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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