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ELIZABETH GASKELL'S HOUSE

84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester M13 9LW

Since 1838

Landmark, Architectural Buildings, Historical Buildings, House, Garden, Learning Programme, Group Tour, Weddings, the Drawing Room, Venue Hire, Guided Tour, Family Friendly Activities, Special Events, Programs, Tea Room & Shop

Free Admission: Children under 16 - Grade II listed neoclassical villa - It was designed in the Greek Revival style - It was built as part of a new suburban development planned by Richard Lane and is a rare example of the elegant Regency-style villas

Price: Adults £5 & Concessions (Senior Citizens and Students) £4

enquiries@elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk
elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk

Wed, Thu & Sun 11:00 am - 4:30pm

Elizabeth Gaskell is one of my favourite novelists so it was wonderful to be able to visit the place where she lived and wrote so many of her novels. How Victorian (and earlier) women novelists managed to wrote while looking after a family has always been something I've marvelled at and this house really brings that home. The staff were knowledgeable and really added to the tour, piano playing, telling anecdotes, they brought the house and its occupants to life. The tea room was good too.

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MANCHESTER TOWN HALL

Albert Square, Manchester M60 2LA

Since 1868

Landmark, City or Town Hall, Architectural Building, Tallest Clock Tower, Government Building, Historical Place, Conferences and Events, Banqueting, Drinks Reception, Day Delegates, Rooms, Christmas Parties, Weddings, Guided Tour, Scultpure & Hall

It is a Victorian, Neo-gothic municipal building - The building was 134 feet (41 m) long and 76 feet (23 m) deep - The 280 feet (85 m) tall bell tower, the sixth tallest building in Manchester, houses a carillon of 23 bells

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thetownhallmcr.co.uk

Open 24 Hours

This is the 2nd time a friend & I have booked in here for Afternoon tea with procecco. Old fashioned elegance is the effect of the room with lovely comfortable easy chairs. The staff are friendly & efficient. The food served as you would expect for traditional afternoon tea with sandwiches, scones with jam & cream & small cakes & tea of your choice. The only down side (which is probably a cost cutting exercise) was that on out 1st visit last year we were each served with half a bottle.

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MANCHESTER JEWISH MUSEUM

190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW

Since 1874

Museum, Landmark, Architectural Buildings, Historical Buildings, Exhibitions, Collections, Educational Programs, Adult Programs, Scouts and Guides Programs, Colleges Programs, Events, Programs, Shows, Guided Tour & Shops

It is a grade II listed building - The synagogue was built in the Moorish Revival style by the noted Manchester architect Edward Salomons - it is far from being the largest or most magnificent of the world's many Moorish revival synagogues

Price: Adults £4.50 & Concessions £3.50

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manchesterjewishmuseum.com

Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Sat: Closed

This museum is in an old Synagogue, small but definitely worth a visit, especially if you check that there will be a volunteer there on the day to do one or both of the Tours . We turned up at 2.30 on a rainy cold afternoon, and Diane, that day's volunteer, did the tour about faith and the actual synagogue with us, then tacked on part of the other tour which is an exhibition in the gallery about the social history of the people who attended. She was really interesting and knowledgable.

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