'Weekend of Words' Sunday – Talks, Tales & Tours at Victoria Baths

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Hathersage Road

Manchester

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WEEKEND OF WORDS Talks, Tales & Tours #VBWoW

Sunday 9th June

Explore Victoria Baths and enjoy a day of literature, books, storytelling, theatre and pop-up readings


Bring friends and family to explore the building and join in with our:


AUTHOR TALKS included in entry ticket, bookable in advance:

  • 11.30am Jonathan Swinton author of Alan Turing's Manchester

  • 1.00pm Yvonne Battle-Fenton author of Remembered with Naomi Kruger author of May


11.30am and 2.00pm Interactive STORYTELLING for Children by Sal Maguire from Round the Twist


11.30am onwards READING THE OTHER

Writers read each others original work - hosted by Mike and Eli of the regular Manchester author's event The Other. This event will take place on the 1st floor in the former Superintendent's Flat.


2.00pm STORIES AT VICTORIA BATHS

Writers read their true-life stories. Why not bring and share yours, or share your impressions about Victoria Baths? Hosted by Yvonne Battle-Fenton and Naomi Kruger, regular hosts of Stories at the Storey in Lancaster. This event will take place on the 1st floor in the former Superintendent's Flat.


2.00pm VICTORIAN WOMEN IN BED a series of four short plays by Janet Goddard performed in the Females Pool.

Separate £8 tickets are on sale for this performance, which include entry to the full Talks, Tales & Tours event.




Throughout the Day

Indy Book Fair some of the North West's best independent publishers are setting up stall with us for the day and we'll have a secondhand book stall to browse too


Pop-up Readings by Maggie's Centre Creatives and Altrincham Grammar School for Girls drama students




PLUS

BUILDING TOURS cost £5 each, last one hour and can be added to your entry ticket:

  • Discover Victoria Baths is an entertaining guided tour of the main building, including the pool halls and Turkish Baths.
  • Off Limits Tour visits many areas not normally open to the public, including the pool undercrofts and the boiler house.

Book tours using the green ‘Tickets’ button on this page, top right (Weekend of Words Admission ticket also required).


THE GALLERY CHOIR performing in the Gala Pool


  • Tea Room and Bar serving tea, coffee, cakes, sandwiches, soft drinks, beer and wine.
  • Wood-Fired Pizza stall
  • Browse for souvenirs and gifts in our Gift Shop




Victoria Baths Trust is a registered charity and relies on the support of the public to continue its efforts to fully restore the building




FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Ring the Victoria Baths office on +44 (0)161 224 2020 or email enquiries@victoriabaths.org.uk.


What's the refund policy?

Tickets can be refunded in full up to 72 hours before the event.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket(s) to the event?

Yes please, either as a printout or on a mobile phone or tablet. Plus your VB Friends membership card if applicable.


Do I have to buy an online ticket?

Tickets are also available on the day on the door. Building Tour tickets are subject to availability and sell out fast.


Is it OK if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, this is fine.

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Hathersage Road

Manchester

M13 0FE

United Kingdom

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