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The Cake Map of Manchester

The Cake Map of Manchester

Manchester, DIY maps and cake

23 July 2016

23 July 2016, The Cake Map of Manchester @ People's History Museum © Morag Rose

Time 12:00 - 16:00

Duration 4 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £3

23 July 2016, The Cake Map of Manchester @ People's History Museum © Julian Holloway23 July 2016, The Cake Map of Manchester @ People's History Museum © Morag RoseCome and celebrate the launch of the Loitering With Intent exhibition with a project that combines three of our favourite things – Manchester, DIY maps and cake.

Official maps are about power and control.  The LRM (Loiterers Resistance Movement) want to redraw the lines and break down barriers; our maps focus on stories, feelings and whatever takes your fancy.  The Cake Map of Manchester invites you to take a bite out of the city, with each piece representing a place.  We want you to choose one to eat.

  • Is it somewhere special to you, are you consumed with love and want to keep it safe?
  • Or is it somewhere you dislike and you want to get rid of it?  Be a Godzilla and destroy your least favourite building!
  • Perhaps you just want to know what flavour Central Library is or taste the canal without the risk of falling in…..

The choice is yours.  LRM members will record stories you wish to share and these will help shape the direction of future wanders.

To create our cartographic spectacle we have teamed up with our friends at The Cake Liberation Front; a baking group for anyone interested in cooking without animal ingredients.  All cakes will be 100% delicious and gluten free cakes will be available.  We want everyone to be able to enjoy a treat and tell us what they think about Manchester.  Please come along and play with us, We Love Kids in Museumsdevour the buildings you dislike and help us find the edible heart of our world.Arts Council England

Part of the Loitering With Intent events programme.

Family Friendly activity, suitable for all ages

  • Treat yourself to 15% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History MuseumThe LRM
  • Did you know you can book guided tours for groups?  Check out our Learning pages for more information.  You might also be interested in our Teas & Tours package – feed your mind and body!

Booking Requirements: No booking required, but please be aware that when all the cake has been eaten the map will be gone!