Manchester

Properties and events in Manchester

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‘Remember when - Shopping in Didsbury’– a talk by Local Historian Dr Diana Leitch

Elm Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 6RL
In person
Pre-booking not required

A nostalgic look back at the changing highstreets of Didsbury and Didsbury Village by local historian Dr Diana Leitch.

Alexandra Park Manchester

Alexandra Park, 180 Russell Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M16 7JL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Chorlton Lodge in Alexandra Park Manchester. We will be showing our especially commissioned film about the history of the park at 1230 and again at 1330.

Behind the scenes of The Conservation Studio

People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3ER
In person
Pre-booking required

Go behind the scenes of The Conservation Studio at People's History Museum. Learn about the world’s largest collection of trade union and political banners, how techniques of production have changed and how the museum’s collection is cared for today.

Christ Church, West Didsbury

Darley Avenue, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2ZD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover our Alabaster and marble WWI memorial and gain an insight into the consecration and opening of the church.

Didsbury Church of England Primary School

Elm Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 6RL
In person
Pre-booking not required

The present site dates from 1878 with a Grade II listed Arts and Crafts building designed by John Swarbrick, a member of the Manchester Society of Architects and modelled on the Palais Stoclet in Brussels, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Didsbury Library

Didsbury Library, 692 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2DN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover the Carnegie Library which was built in 1915.

Dunham Massey National Trust - Free entry

Dunham Massey Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4SJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for a free day out at Dunham Massey to celebrate Heritage Open Days on Wednesday 11th and Saturday 14th September. Explore the park in search of deer, follow winding paths in the garden, and discover a house filled with treasures and stories.

Heaton Hall Manchester Open Days

Heaton Hall, Heaton Park, Manchester, St Margaret's Road Entrance, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, M25 2GT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Heaton Hall is normally only open on the second Sunday of each month from April to September. For the Heritage Open Days we are opening on both the Saturday and Sunday 7th and 8th September from 12 noon until 4 pm.

Holy Name Church Guided Visit

339 Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9PG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Church open Mon-Fri 1000-1200, & 1300-1600 Sat 7 Sep 1300-1700, Sun 8 Sep 1230-1700, which show how it is used for worship and the history of the building and the community worshipping here for the last century and a half.

Manchester Islamic Centre and Didsbury Mosque

271 Burton Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2WA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A warm welcome to this interesting Centre and Mosque is guaranteed.

Rubbish to Resource - See your recycling in action

Longley Lane, Sharston, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M22 4RQ
In person
Pre-booking required

Behind the scenes at the recycling centre.

St Margaret's Church

St. Margaret's Church, Rufford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M16 8AE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover St Margaret's Church this Heritage Open Day, with beautiful stained glass windows, carved oak pews and church furniture.

St Nicholas Church, Burnage

408 Kingsway, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M19 1PL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Major architectural landmark on one of Manchester's busiest arterial roads.

The Old Parsonage

Old Parsonage, Stenner Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2RQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Home of Fletcher Moss Alderman, philanthropist, JP and author. The house is now a community space. A rare stained glass sundial window has been installed in the building.

Tour of the Mechanics Institute, birthplace of the TUC.

Mechanics Centre Ltd, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6DD
In person
Pre-booking preferred

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, and Manchester's two universities have their roots in the building.

Withington Baths Heritage Tour

30 Burton Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 3EB
In person
Pre-booking required

Withington Baths is Manchester’s last working heritage pool. Thanks to National Lottery Heritage Fund we have been able to do vital repairs to our Edwardian building. Please join us for a free tour of our much-loved building.