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VICTORIAN SLUMS & SQUALOR - Guided Walking Tour

Sibby - Manchester Tour Guide

Friday, 21 April 2017 from 13:00 to 14:30

VICTORIAN SLUMS & SQUALOR - Guided Walking Tour

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Guided Walk (includes £1 booking fee) 21 Apr 2017 £9.00 £0.00

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Victorian Slums & Squalor

Explore Angel Meadow

Angel Meadow Park


 

Angel Meadow and the Irk Valley were infamous in Victorian times - cholera, crime, vice, vermin and death were an everyday occurrence.

 

 

Guiding in Angel Meadow


 Huge wealth was created in Manchester during the Industrial Revolution but the steam-powered factory system also resulted in thousands of workers living cheek by jowl in slums and cellars, on next to nothing.

 


Castlefield Lock 92

 

We'll visit Scotland and Gibralter, cross the River Irk to see various locations that L S Lowry painted, stand in the very place where an England world cup medal winner played football as a boy, with thousands of dead bodies under his feet and wander the narrow streets once known as Irish Town.

 

We finish the walk on Rochdale Road near a fantastic pub, The Marble Arch.

Marble Arch Pub

  

Meet: Victoria Railway Station, underneath the historic wall map

Please note that online tickets include a £1 booking fee.   


How do I contact the organiser with questions?

Contact Sibby via MCRTourGuide@gmail.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please or show it to the Tour Guide on your mobile device.

How long will the Guided Walk last?

1½ hours

How far will we walk?

1½ miles

 

Sibby is a member of

Manchester Guided Tours

The largest group of professionally qualified Blue and Green Badge Tour Guides working across Manchester and the whole North West region

 


Do you have questions about VICTORIAN SLUMS & SQUALOR - Guided Walking Tour? Contact Sibby - Manchester Tour Guide

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Meet: Victoria Railway Station
Underneath the historic wall map
M3 1WY Manchester
United Kingdom

Friday, 21 April 2017 from 13:00 to 14:30


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Sibby - Manchester Tour Guide

Want to know more about the local history, people and significant places of Manchester? Then join Sibby for an entertaining and informative guided walk, talk or tour.

Whether you’re visiting the city or have known it for years, there’s no better way of exploring than with an experienced and knowledgeable Manchester Tour Guide.

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