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Red Cities: A Boundary-Crossing Walk and Pub Quiz

Red Cities: A Boundary-Crossing Walk and Pub Quiz

Join a walk from central Manchester to the heart of Salford, passing landmarks of the two cities’ radical past

12 May 2017

12 May 2017, Red Cities - A Boundary-Crossing Walk and Pub Quiz

Time 15:00 - 21:00

Duration 6 hours

Cost Free

Join a walk from central Manchester to the heart of Salford, passing landmarks of the two cities’ radical past and including stops at the People’s History Museum and the Working Class Movement Library, where curators will discuss significant elements of the collections.

The journey culminates at renowned Salford drinking venue The Crescent, where everyone is invited to take part in a pub quiz centring on the two cities’ radical heritage (or you could just come along for the quiz!)  From Friedrich Engels to Lord Horror, from the suffragettes to the Hacienda – let us baffle your quizzing brain with radicalism in political, cultural, musical and many other forms. Manchester Metropolitan University

Part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Humanities in Public programme.

Suitable for adults

Timings:

  • 3.00pm: Meet at People’s History Museum
  • 3.00pm: Guided visit around People’s History Museum
  • 3.30pm: Walk to Working Class Movement Library
  • 4.00pm: Guided visit to Working Class Movement Library
  • 4.30pm: Walk to The Crescent
  • 5.00pm: Talk on The Crescent, pie and pea supper
  • 7.00pm: Radical Pub Quiz – with prizes

Booking Requirements: Booking required via Eventbrite