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Heritage Tour - Rochdale & Manchester

21st March 2020

Entry Fees Extra

Pickup Times

9.00am from Northwich (Schedule C)
Other pick-up points available - see below
£20.00 - book online below or call 07932927694

We start the day in Rochdale where Dippy The Dinosaur (a cast of the Diplodocus from the Natural History Museum) is on tour in the new Library complex. Touchstones is the town’s Art Gallery and Heritage Centre. There is a special exhibition of two painting by LS Lowry, lent by the Co-op – Footbridge and Cleator Moor. The origins of the cooperative movement can also be explored at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum.

We then move into Manchester City centre where there are two exhibitions to visit. The Manchester Open Exhibition is on show at Home, the new joint venue of Cornerhouse and Library Theatre. The Great Northern Warehouse has an exhibition of Lego entitled The Art of the Brick, a globally renowned touring exhibition by Nathan Sawaya. More than 75 pieces of art will feature at the exhibition, which showcases stunning sculptures made up of more than a million iconic LEGO® bricks, includes captivating recreations of iconic art, including the Mona Lisa.

 

Download the Heritage Tours Brochure here.

 

Pickup Points and Times

Schedule                                                 a            b             c
Winsford Delamere Street                  7.30am    8.00am    8.30am
Moulton Jack Lane                             7.38am    8.08am    8.38am
Davenham Old Primary School          7.40am    8.10am    8.40am
Sandiway Church                              7.45am    8.15am    8.45am
Weaverham Shops                            7.48am    8.18am    8.48am
Hartford Crossroads                          7.50am    8.20am    8.50am
Greenbank Hotel                                7.55am    8.25am    8.55am
Castle Darwin Street                          7.58am    8.28am    8.58am
Northwich Memorial Court                 8.00am    8.30am    9.00am

Timings are approximate - please be at your chosen pickup point in good time as the coach will not wait.

Entry fees to museums and galleries are extra. National Trust (NT) properties are free to Members, but only if you remember to bring your card.

We stop for morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea, but you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

Changes to the advertised itinerary may be made due to circumstances beyond our control.


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