Manchester Histories Festival

Manchester Peace Trail

Discover the sites connected with the growth of Manchester as the world’s first industrial city and its importance as a centre for peace and radical political activity on this walking tour.  

  • Peterloo and the popular reform movement
  • The Free Trade Hall, suffragettes to the Sex Pistols
  • Abraham Lincloln, Manchester Cathedral and the campaign against slavery
  • The Hidden Gem and religious intolerance
  • Migration and the movement of peoples
  • Alan Turing and gay rights
  • MAG and the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Historic libraries and public art
  • This walk is led by Steve Roman.

Dates

Sun 5 Jun 2016 10.30am - 1pm

Venue

Victoria Station - under the tiled map

Victoria Station, Victoria Station Approach, Manchester, M3 1WY

Price

Free

More information

Phone
0161 434 2908
Email
steve.roman@phonecoop...
Website
Click here

Event category

Radical Manchester, Wartime

Event type

Walks and tours

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