Events Programme –  Autumn 2019

Thursday 17th October – 7.30pm
‘Belle Vue’ at the Britons Protection


An evening on ‘Belle Vue’ (Manchester’s famous zoo and ‘Showground of the World’) A talk by Frank Rhodes (famous author of books on ‘Belle Vue’ and the heritage of Manchester districts) and a presentation of ‘Belle Vue’ memorabilia by the foremost collector of material on the former entertainment complex, Brian Selby. Frank may have a selection of his books on Manchester heritage (signed by the author) for sale after the meeting.

£5.50 (members) – £6.50 (non-members)

Saturday 23rd November – 10.45am
Tour of the Manchester Hare Krishna Temple, 20 Mayfield Road, Whalley Range, M16 8FT

There will be a tour of the temple, home to the International Society for Krishna Conciousness (ISKCON) Manchester and desribed as a “world of tranquillity, beauty and spiritual bliss“. There will be live music, food and a question and answer session—-this is an unusual but interesting aspect of Manchester’s cultural life.

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Manchester Civic Society, c/o 43 Greek Street, Stockport, SK3 8AX

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Advance booking is essential: places for events are strictly limited.

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