Cultural Tours of Manchester
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Book your group for an intensely satisfying intellectually enriching cultural tour of the capital of the North – Manchester – home to one of the greatest Pre-Raphaelite collections, stamping ground of Gaskell, Dickens and Thomas de Quincey, base for the Halle Orchestra, setting for some of the most stimulating examples of Victorian architecture in the country.
This is Manchester, the city of Waterhouse, Worthington, Walters and Wood; Barbirolli, Burgess and the BBC Philharmonic; where the gallery walls are filled with Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt and Ford Madox Brown, and the streets are lined with Classical temples, Gothic spires and Baroque beauty.
The walking tour begins at Victoria Station wallmap, and can include as many options as possible to suit your group. These could include:
• Chetham’s Library
• Manchester Cathedral
• The Royal Exchange
• St Ann’s Church.
• Cross Street Chapel
• The Hidden Gem Church
• The Free Trade Hall
• Friends Meeting House
• Central Library
• Manchester Art Gallery
• Finish at the Portico Library for pre-booked lunch.
For a longer tour there could be a post-lunch visit to the Elizabeth Gaskell House in Chorlton-on-Medlock, or it could be designed as a coach tour to include visits further afield.
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