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Monsters On Buildings – the search for the Gothic sublime in Manchester
Sun, October 23, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM BST
The tour explores the rich legacy of Gothic architecture in Manchester. It takes guests from the original Medieval Gothic style in the carvings and shapes of the city’s oldest buildings through the Battle of the Styles in the middle nineteenth century which saw the triumph of Neo-Gothic to the last magnificent flowering of Gothic as the twentieth century dawned. Gargoyles, saints, saviours, devils and exquisite creatures illuminate the tour which is delivered in an entertaining yet authoritative style.
Meet: Outside Manchester Cathedral, south porch.
Duration: 1.5 hours
There will be another walking tour later this day on Ghosts in the City - Madimi, Dee and the Unquiet Spirits of Manchester. Tickets for this are also £10, for further details and to book tickets please go to: http://ghosts-in-the-city.eventbrite.com
This event is part of the Gothic Manchester Festival at Manchester Metropolitan University. For more details and for the full event schedule please go to: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/english/gothic-studies/gothic-manchester-festival/
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to disability equality. If you have any access requirements, please let us know via 0161 247 6710 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org before you arrive to help us to make sure that your visit to the event is as enjoyable as possible.