Manchester Modernists: GM10 part one

Polly Checkland Harding
Helen Darby

Manchester Modernists: GM10 part one at Manchester School of Art, Manchester 27 May 2017 Tickets from £10.00 — Book now

Following a public call out for the best landmark 20th century building in each of Greater Manchester’s ten boroughs, the Manchester Modernists will lead a two-part bus tour of the chosen spots – with five buildings in five boroughs covered in this first part (see details for part two here). Discover more about the buildings’ architecture, history and cultural importance on a journey that’s no normal coach tour.

Manchester Modernists: GM10 part one at Manchester School of Art, Manchester 27 May 2017 Tickets from £10.00 Book now

Where to go near Manchester Modernists: GM10 part one

The Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art
Manchester
Gallery
The Holden Gallery

Manchester School of Art’s Holden Gallery at Manchester Metropolitan University, offers an ongoing programme of exhibitions that are open free to the public.

Manchester Metropolitan University Brooks building, Birley Campus in Manchester
Manchester
Event venue
MMU Birley Campus

Birley is Manchester Met’s world-class centre for Education and Health Professionals and the university’s flagship community campus.

The Salutation pub in Manchester
Manchester
Bar or Pub
The Salutation

This traditional boozer, surrounded by imposing flats and university buildings, was taken over by Trof (of the Deaf Institute fame). The Sally, as the regulars call it, hosts an energetic, arty crowd – and its recently expanded outside area is another good reason to visit.

Manchester
University
MMU Student Union

Manchester Metropolitan University Students’ Union building houses a bar and various other facilities for students and staff.

Manchester
Catalog Bookshop

Find Peter and his Christiania cargo bike around All Saints Park, a hop, skip and a bunnyhop from Manchester Poetry Library.

exterior of Contact Theatre building
Manchester
Theatre
Contact Theatre

Following a major redevelopment, the iconic venue on Oxford Road will be reopening its doors to welcome the public back into the building this autumn. 

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