Tour of Manchester Cathedral & Chetham’s Library
Guided Tour | Manchester Cathedral
Thursday 23 March 2017 - 11:45 until 15:00
Manchester Cathedral - Behind the Scenes tour. There is a lot to discover including the 15th-century Hanging Ditch Bridge - a Scheduled Ancient Monument, medieval quires and 16th-century misericords including the newly installed Hope window. Chetham’s Library - Tour by Dr Michael Powell. See some of the rare books from this wonderful collection. The well preserved medieval building houses the oldest public library in the English speaking world and a 15th century baronial hall. In the Reading Room see the desk and alcove where Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx studied together in 1845.
This event has been organised by the Lancashire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.