Properties and events in Greater Manchester 2017

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Mossley Heritage Centre

Heritage Centre (Emmaus Mossley), Longlands Mill, Queen Street, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL5 9AH

Visit Mossley's Heritage Centre in the corner of Longlands Mill (which houses the very popular Emmaus.) Investigate aspects of Mossley's…

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St George’s Church, Mossley

St. Georges Vicarage, Stamford Street, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL5 0LP

St. George's Church is a Grade II listed building, it was completed in 1882 on the site of an earlier Chapel dating to 1755. Of note is the 'Last…

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Blackrod’s Heritage Day

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council, Blackrod Library, Church Street, Blackrod, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 5EQ

Blackrod Library will be open Saturday 9th September from 9am -4pm to complement St Katharine’s Church’s opening in Blackrod for Heritage…

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St Katharine’s Church

Church Street, Blackrod, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 5EN

St Katharine's (The Church on the Hill) is a landmark for miles around and has been so for more than 8 centuries. The present Grade II listed…

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St Stephen & All Martyrs’ Church

Radcliffe Road, Lever Bridge, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL2 1NZ

St Stephen & All Martyrs is the first of Edmund Sharpe's three famous 'pot' (or terracotta) churches. It was built 1842-45 of locally produced…

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St. James the Great Church, Daisy Hill

Lower Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL5 2EH

Visitors can SEE - A Grade II* listed church by architects Paley and Austin built of red brick and terracotta, described by Pevsner as "A masterly…

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Christ Church, Walshaw

Christ Church, High Street, Walshaw, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL8 3FS

The Jesse Haworth Memorial Church - now known as Christ Church - is a landmark church, visible from miles around. Pevsner describes the building…

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St James Parish Church Woolfold Open Weekend

St James Parish Church, Walshaw Road, Woolfold, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL8 1PY

This is a wonderful chance to visit a beautiful arts and crafts-style version of a traditional parish church consecrated in 1930 and still serving…

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Christ Church, West Didsbury

Darley Avenue, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 2ZD

The Church was built in 1881 as a gift to the community from Mr William Roberts of Darleydale and cost £13,000. It was, for many years, known as…

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The Old Parsonage

Stenner Lane, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 2RQ

Original parts of this magnificent house probably date back to the mid-sixteenth century with fine extensions added between 1820 and 1830. Its…

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Dukinfield Old Hall Chapel - Dukinfield’s Oldest Building

Dukinfield Old Hall Chapel, Old Hall Street, off Globe Lane, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester, SK16

See the chapel, a Grade II* ruin and the oldest building in Dukinfield, and its unusual location. Hear a talk about the chapel, Dukinfield Hall…

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Old Chapel (Unitarian) Dukinfield

Old Chapel (Unitarian), Chapel Hill, Old Road, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester, SK16 4EN

The fine neo-Gothic Grade 2* listed chapel is open again following an extensive restoration funded largely by the Heritage Lottery Fund. As well…

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Hyde Chapel, Gee Cross

Knott Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14 5SQ

The original chapel became the first place of Christian worship in Hyde in 1708. The present chapel was built in 1846; a Grade II listed building,…

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Mottram Parish Church

Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, War Hill, Mottram, Hyde, Greater Manchester, SK14 6JL

The Parish Church of St. Michael & All Angels, is a fine medieval building in the Perpendicular style, set on the top of Warhill in Mottram in…

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Hare Hill House, Littleborough

Hare Hill House, Hare Hill Park, Hare Hill Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 9HE

Hare Hill House will be open to the public on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September, with guided tours available. This year our Hare Hill Heroes…

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Chetham’s Library and Medieval Buildings

Chetham's Library, Long Millgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 1SB

Come and explore one of Manchester’s oldest buildings, where Elizabethan alchemist John Dee conjured up devils and where Karl Marx plotted to…

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Christ Church, Moss Side

Christ Church, Monton Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M14 4GP

A magnificent reredos by G. F. Bodley crowns the tall, elegant and spacious interior of this Grade II* Listed Church, designed by local architect…

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Clayton Hall living history museum

Clayton Hall, Clayton Park, Ashton new Road, Clayton,, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M11 4RU

Clayton Hall is a Grade II* listed building situated in Clayton Park, Ashton new Road, Clayton, Manchester. It sits on a raised mound, designated…

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9LW

Enjoy a guided tour of the beautifully restored home of Elizabeth Gaskell, Manchester's most famous Victorian author. Most famous for writing…

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Guided Tours of Central Manchester Friends (Quaker) Meeting House   ouse

6 Mount Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5NS

The first Quaker Meeting House on the current site at Mount Street was built in 1795. During the Peterloo Massacre some of the crowd were forced…

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Monton Unitarian Church

Monton Unitarian Church, Monton Green, Eccles, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30 8AP

The church is replete with late 19th century stained glass windows. Noteworthy is that in addition to honouring Jesus and other biblical figures,…

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Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW

Discover Greater Manchester's public road transport history with the Museum of Transport. Take a trip back in time with one of Britain's biggest…

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Radcliffe Parish Church of St. Mary

Radcliffe Parish Church of St. Mary, Church Green, Radcliffe, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M26 2QA

We will be having the theme of Whit Walks and May Queens with displays of banners, dresses and photographs. Light refreshments of tea and coffee…

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St Anne’s Church, Denton

St. Anne's Church, St. Anne's Road , Denton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M34 3EB

The interior of the church has fine examples of Salviati and Oppenheimer mosaics.The stained glass in the windows is by Heaton Butler & Baines of…

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St Cross Church, Clayton

St Cross Church, 611 Ashton New Road, Clayton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M11 4UA

Butterfield church (1866). Stewards available for guided tours. Craft stall including home-made jewellery, cards, gifts. Café serving…

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SuperHome Open Day - St. George’s Road, Manchester

St. Georges Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M14 6SZ

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most eco-friendly SuperHomes are hosting free Open Days this September. SuperHomes are older homes…

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Textile Conservation Studio tours

Peoples History Museum, Leftbank, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3ER

Take a peek behind the glass for a closer look at the work of our specialist conservators. We invite you on a tour of our fascinating Textile…

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The Pankhurst Centre - Votes for Women!

Pankhurst Centre, 60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9WP

Visit The Pankhurst Centre, home of the leader of the suffragette movement Emmeline Pankhurst and her three daughters. Follow the story of the…

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The Portico Library

The Portico Library & Gallery, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3HY

The Portico Library is a beautiful Georgian building with a 19th century collection. Its gallery is open to the public year-round. Its Reading…

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Tour of the Mechanics Institute, birthplace of the TUC.

Mechanics Centre Ltd, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6DD

The Mechanics Institute is a grade II* listed building it is best known as the birthplace of the TUC which was founded in the building in 1868. It…

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Victoria Baths

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 0FE

A great opportunity to visit Victoria Baths, widely recognised as Britain's finest municipal swimming pool and a Grade II* listed building. No…

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Hopwood Hall Estate

Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 6XH

For the first time in over 30 years the significant Hopwood Hall will have a few areas open for public viewing. The building is currently…

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St. Margaret’s Church, Chapel Road, Hollinwood, Oldham

St. Margarets & St. Chads Church, Chapel Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL8 4QQ

This is the second church on the present site consecrated on 29th September 1879. The first Church was consecrated on 8th July 1769. The…

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Bamford Chapel and Norden URC

Norden Road, Bamford, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 5PQ

Bamford Chapel and Norden URC has recently benefitted from a considerable grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This has enabled us to re-roof…

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Christ Church, Healey

Christ Church, Gandy Lane, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 6EF

Designed by the renowned George Shaw, Christ Church Healey is a Victorian Gothic Grade II listed church. The foundation stone was laid in 1849 by…

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Horse Carrs

Horse Carrs, Shawclough Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 6LG

Horse Carrs, built in 1865 last year celebrated its 150th year. Originally built as the family home of the Silk Mill Manufacturer, Thomas…

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St Mary in the Baum Church, Rochdale

St Mary's Gate, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1DZ

The Church of St Mary-in-the-Baum, Rochdale, of 1909-11 is listed Grade I. Architect, Ninian Comper was a leading Anglo-Catholic designer and…

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Step into Heritage at St Edmund’s Falinge

St Edmund's Church, Edmund Street, Falinge, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 6QF

Visit St Edmund's Falinge , Rochdale's Hidden Heritage Gem open over the heritage open days 2017, see a magnificent & complete scheme of wonderful…

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St Paul’s Parish Church

St. Paul's Parish Church, Springfield Road, Sale, Greater Manchester, M33 7YA

The Church will be throwing open its doors, to celebrate HOD with performances from Sale Handbell Ringers, ‘Ye Olde Traditional Morris Men' and…

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Salford Lads club / “Albert Finney was never a member”  special exhibition of blue plaques

Salford Lads Club, St. Ignatius Walk, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 3RX

The special exhibition "Albert Finney was never a member" is a set of 20 "blueish" plaques celebrating people and events at the club. Salford is a…

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Working Class Movement Library Tour

Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WX

Behind-the-scenes tours of a beautiful building which houses one of the most unusual libraries in the world. There's no shushing here, only…

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Church of Saint Peter, Swinton

Saint Peter's Church, Chorley Road, Swinton, Swinton, Greater Manchester, M27 0WA

Saint Peter's Church is a Grade 2 * listed building in the heart of Swinton in the City of Salford. It is nearly 150 years old and the work of the…

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Damhouse Astley

Damhouse, Astley Hall Drive, astley, Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, M297TX

The house dates from the 1500s, and is in 17acres of Woodland including a pond, and walkways. There is a Tearoom, open 7days a week serving hot,…

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