Greater Manchester Off The Beaten Path

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Greater Manchester Off The Beaten Path

  • Libraries

    Manchester Off The Beaten Path

    The John Rylands library was built as a memorial to a husband, from a wife, in the late 19th century. It now is part of the University of Manchester and is open to the public. The building is Victorian Gothic and is really beautiful, almost church-like with stained glass windows in the main reading room and vaulted ceilings. When we went there...

  • Salford Quays/Lowry/War Museum

    Manchester Off The Beaten Path

    The Lowry is a brand new arts complex with galleries, a huge theatre and eateries. the visual look of the building is stunning as well. Unfortunately the day i saw it, the sky was gun metal gray and the building more or less faded into it. It truly is an amazing building. It houses the L. S. Lowry collection. Lowry was a local Manchester area...

  • Grab a bite, sing karioki or buy some...

    Manchester's Chinatown is the second largest Chinatown in the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe. It is located in east central Manchester(not far from piccadilli Gardens), and situated next to the Gay Village. It has an archway, situated on Faulkner street, once the largest in Europe, which was completed in 1987, now dwarfed by the...

  • Manchester Craft and Design Center

    This is such a cute little place. It is excellent for buying unusual handcrafted gifts. There several artists studios and each sells their wares. Mostly jewelry, ceramics, pottery, and art. They even have a cute little coffee shop in the center. It's in a strange area, but worth sorting out.

  • Tones and Penfold outside the Middleton...

    Penfold the beautiful woman in this picture with me was the coolest and sweetest mancunian woman I met while there. She knew my other friends who I met from a web site user group of people who were fans of The Chameleons. In fact, Penfold is her "user name" from this group.She gave me ride back to my hotel in Manchester and showed me the stadium...

  • Around the Middleton Civic Center

    I arrived in Middleton with local Mancunian friends to see The Chameleons in concert at the Middleton Civic Center Auditorium.It was a cold day but a fun one too as I united myself with fans of this group who all would have been friends in my childhood has I lived in Middlteon as a child.One thing I noticed while walking about Middleton was the old...

  • Anglezark

    If you want fresh air and great scenary this is the place to visit. Rolling hills and views on a clear day to the Lancashire coast, Wales and the Lake District

  • Winter walks

    A wonderful walk in winter or summer up to the Peel Monument at Holcombe, this is part of the view, spectacular what ever the weather.

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