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Toilets of Manchester
Sun 19 March 2017, 12:00 – 13:30 GMT
Manchester's most convenient walk.
This is the tour that gets to the bottom of Manchester! Our down-to-basics walkabout will show you some prime places to spend a penny - or more. We’ll see the oldest ‘stones’ in the area and some fine Victorian WCs. This little-discussed subject is close to all our hearts. Well, fairly close.
There’s a serious side too. Manchester has always been a practical city but it took us a long time to sort out basic sanitation. Clean water and sewage disposal are fairly recent luxuries in the original, modern city. Find out how Manchester coped with night soil and privies and the coming of the flushing loo.
Our Toilets of Manchester tour will certainly reveal the flip side of the city.