Manchester Medieval Quarter Festival at Chetham’s

Shekina Rose, Families Editor
Medieval Manchester Festival at Chethams

23 — 24 September 2023 Tickets from ££3 — Book now

This September enjoy a special family-friendly festival in Manchester’s historic medieval quarter. Celebrate Manchester’s unique history and explore the fascinating story of Chetham’s Medieval Buildings, home to Chetham’s School of Music, Chetham’s Library and The Stoller Hall, which date back to 1421.

Organised by The University of Manchester and Chetham’s Foundation, this year’s Manchester Medieval Quarter Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever, with activities for people of all ages, including fascinating history tours, live music, film screenings, workshops, food and drink, and medieval entertainment. Prepare to be mesmerised by the jesters and stilt-walkers and the stunning sounds of Cathedral Choristers and a Manchester Baroque performance.

Be appalled and disgusted at the fantastically gruesome and wonderfully hilarious Horrible Histories performances taking place in the Stoller Hall and get involved with creative storytelling, puppetry and falconry. We also advise you prepare and plan for battle, as there will be a variety of competitive medieval games for the whole family to get involved with.

And did you know, the magnificent Chetham’s Library is the oldest public library in the English speaking world? Guided tours of the stunning library will take place throughout the weekend.

Book your tickets today for the Manchester Medieval Quarter Festival and experience a fun and different day out in Manchester, where the medieval meets the modern!

23 — 24 September 2023 Tickets from ££3 Book now

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