Manchester Uncovered – The Big Sights, Main Sites, Bright Lights
We will take you around the main sights of the city: from Chinatown and the Town Hall to the Art Gallery, Free Trade Hall and John Ryland’s Library. This is the perfect wander around the capital of the North.
The autumn Manchester Literature Festival is here and we at New Manchester Walks are leading a host of literary themed tours covering every single aspect of the written word – not just in October, but all year round!
A special highlight and a brand new tour takes place on Sat 21 Oct – Ted Hughes Country (Hills, Hymns, Hebden Bridge and Heptonstall). Lots of brooding poems under lowering skies. Ends at Sylvia Plath’s sad grave. Meet Mytholmroyd station, 12.30pm.
The tours have been devised by New Manchester Walks’s Ed Glinert, author, editor, journalist, the only Manchester writer and tour guide whose books have been published by Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and Bloomsbury. Continue reading →