Festival of Libraries: Tour of the Portico Library and the Streets Around

  • DATE

    7 June 2023

  • TIME

    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




    The Portico Library
    57 Mosley St, Manchester, M2 3HY

As part of the Manchester Festival of Libraries, official Manchester tour guide Ed Glinert leads this detailed tour of the Portico Library and the history of the streets around, unfolding the success of Chinatown; the legacy of John Dalton, Manchester’s first great scientist; the Literary and Philosophical Society; and Mosley Street, home of the Georgian rich and powerful.

Meet outside Manchester City Art Gallery on Charlotte Street.