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Didsbury in Summer

04/06/2018 1:00 pm
04/06/2018 2:45 pm
around £10
Outside Cafe Rouge
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653 Wilmslow Road, Disbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 6QZ

Didsbury means Grand villas, Gothic towers and glorious gardens in what is the most unspoilt suburb of Manchester, a picturesque prism of pulchritudiness.

On this tour through the vistas of the village we will find the home of the celebrated author Howard Spring; hear tales about the anarchic comics Steve Coogan, Rick Mayall and Adrian Edmonson; marvel at the riches of the merchants Philip Godlee, Joseph Birley and Daniel Adamson; and recall the prolix alderman Fletcher Moss (stopping at the latter’s tucked-away cottage, the Old Parsonage, the oldest house in Manchester).

We finish with the botanical beauty that is the Alpine garden; ancient St James’s Church; the Old Cock Inn and the magnificent Towers, the finest mansion in Manchester.

Didsbury, The Towers


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