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  1. Add The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester to your Itinerary

    The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester

    Exchange Square , Manchester

    Now it seems Manchester has connections to other dimensions too – or at least in the most enjoyable sense – as the UK’s first official Doctor Who live escape game is now open.

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  2. Add Delving into the hidden history of The Deaf Institute, Manchester to your Itinerary

    Delving into the hidden history of The Deaf Institute, Manchester

    Manchester

    This much-loved music venue and bar is Grade II listed, has a history dating as far back as the 19th century, and there's plenty to discover! 

  3. The Real Cost of Heritage: Preserving our Gothic Buildings

    The fourteenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  4. Salford’s Peel Park now has a Writer in Residence – uncovering weird and wonderful stories of the past and future

    It welcomed Queen Victoria in 1851 and was a hit with L.S. Lowry – Peel Park is a place rich with historic wonder and interesting goings-on, tucked down on the Salford Flood Plain. Now it has its own Writer in Residence: Adam Farrer.

  5. Uncovering the history of Manchester’s John Rylands Library

    Manchester

    The John Rylands Library is a stand-out neo-Gothic building located on Manchester’s busy Deansgate – and as well as it being of significant cultural value, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city centre.

  6. Uncovering Salford’s Ordsall Hall – stories of ghosts, Guy Fawkes and a history dating from 1177

    Salford

    If you haven’t seen Ordsall Hall, it is certainly a striking sight – and something you may not first expect in this urban area of Salford.

  7. Exploring Bailey’s Wood and Boggart Hole Clough

    Bailey’s Wood and Boggart Hole Clough are two green spaces in Blackley, North Manchester - each with their own rich and often mysterious history. Dr Hannah Priest, Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, uncovers hidden heritage…

  8. Discover Manchester’s Surviving Georgian Gothic on Byrom Street

    Dr Peter N. Lindfield explores the history of some remarkable surviving Georgian Gothic doorcases on Manchester’s Byrom Street, close to St John’s Gardens, and considers other  architecture in the area.

  9. An online celebration of Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture

    Dr Peter N. Lindfield considers Greater Manchester's Gothic architecture in his Haunt Manchester article series and video content. Find out more about the differemt eras he explores, here! 

  10. Manchester’s Twentieth-Century Library: The John Rylands Library

    One of the most visible surviving Gothic buildings erected in Manchester is The John Rylands Library — the focus of this article by Dr Peter N. Lindfield. 

  11. Moving Manchester’s ‘Tudor’ Shambles

    Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA considers the history of Shambles Square, the mysterious moving of buildings and what is a miraculous survival from Tudor Manchester... 

  12. The Zenith of Manchester’s Gothic: Chetham’s Library

    The nineteenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  13. Furnishing the Minshull Street City Police and Session Courts

    Dr Peter N. Lindfield reflects on Manchester’s Minshull Street City Police and Session Courts and their furniture, visited exclusively and with kind permission of the Court Administrator and Security Staff, before the Covid-19 lockdown.

  14. A Hotchpotch of History: Sacred Trinity, Salford

    The seventeenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  15. Cottonopolis: Reaching to the Sky - the history behind some of Greater Manchester's Gothic towers

    In this article Dr Peter N. Lindfield reflects on a range of historic and architecturally significant Gothic towers in the Greater Manchester area.

  16. St Chad’s, Rochdale: Where Medieval and Victorian Gothic Collide

    The fifteenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  17. Manchester’s ‘Renaissance Gothic’ Building?: Former Refuge Assurance Company Offices – now Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

    The thirteenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  18. Step inside the only full-scale replica Egyptian tomb in Europe and explore Egyptology – at Bolton Museum

    Bolton

    With over 12,000 objects from at least 65 locations across Egypt and Sudan, Bolton Museum’s Egyptology Collection is one of the most significant in the country: opening up this fascinating ancient culture to a modern audience. Now a complete…

  19. The Manchester photographer uncovering the secretive and The Sublime in the cityscape

    Andrew Brooks is a photographer whose images strike awe into the viewer, documenting the ‘forgotten’ side of cityscapes – as well as the splendour of the natural world – in a way that opens eyes and minds, darkness and light.

  20. Manchester’s Modern Gothic in St Peter’s Square

    The seventh instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.

  21. Gothic’s ‘Constitution’: The University of Manchester

    The tenth instalment as part of an ongoing series for Haunt Manchester by Dr Peter N. Lindfield FSA, exploring Greater Manchester’s Gothic architecture and hidden heritage.