Events programme for 2017


Saturday 6th May

Tour of Rochdale Town Hall

Join us for a private tour of the world renowned Grade I listed Rochdale Town Hall (not usually open on Saturday) and view it’s unique gothic architecture.  The tour will include the Great Hall, the Mayor’s Parlour and the former Magistrates Retiring Room.  Meet at the Town Hall on The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB at 10.30 for 11.00am.



Saturday 17th June

Evening entertainment at The Swan with Two Necks, Stockport

The historic Swan with Two Necks, grade II listed as ‘a strong representative example of an interwar urban pub retaining its exterior, its original plan form and interior decorative scheme’ is the ideal setting for an evening of entertainment from local musician, Brian Trafford.  A hot pot supper is included in the price.  Meet at the pub on Princes Street, Stockport, SK1 1RY at 7.30pm.



Saturday 15th July

Tour of Heaton Hall

The Grade I listed hall has been called “the finest house of its period in Lancashire” and was designed by architect James Wyatt in 1772 for Sir Thomas Egerton.  The tour will give the history of the home of the Egerton family and its design by James Wyatt through to its current restoration. Meet at the Hall, Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Higher Blackley, M25 2SW at 11.00am sharp.


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More information for these events and details of membership of the Society are available from:

Manchester Civic Society, Norton Place, 361 Wilmslow Road,  M14 6XU

Please make cheques or postal orders payable to ‘Manchester Civic Society’

specifying the event(s).

Please note: we no longer issue tickets for events.  For confirmation please provide contact details.

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

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or telephone (0161) 224 2121