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The Intellectual Pub Crawl of Manchester

08/10/2010 6:00 pm
08/10/2010 8:30 pm
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Whitworth Street West, Manchester, United Kingdom

Next tour during the Manchester Literature Festival: Friday 8 October 2021.
Meet: HOME arts centre, 6pm.
Booking: Please press here to book with Eventbrite.

Alan Turing was once asked what one single idea drove him on to become the world’s leading expert on computer technology. He cited Bertrand Russell’s Paradox:

“The set of all tea cup is not a member of itself. The set of all non-tea cups is.”

To be allowed admittance to this tour, please write a 10,000-word essay on the above and post it to Visit Manchester.

The Intellectual Pub Tour of Manchester harks back to the days when a pub was gratifyingly free of screaming kids, where visibility was through a haze of Capstan, and when the music was provided by a wizened pianist who knew the chords to “The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo”, not an endless loop of U2’s “Pride In The Name of Love”.

Now drink up; it’s your round!


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