G E Street St James the Less, Pimlico, 1861 © Neil Jackson

Past Events

This page displays Victorian Society events that have already taken place.

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March

Ticket Price: £10 (£5 for students)
Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2024
Time: 7.00 for 7.15pm
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS. Room F13 – View on map
Location: In Person | Manchester

April

Manchester’s theatre district – a walk with David Astbury

Back by popular demand! David Astbury (former Vic Soc Manchester Chair) will lead a repeat walk on the Theatres of Oxford Street and Peter Street, a walk of about two hours passing through what was once the heart of Manchester’s historic theatre district.

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Ticket Price: £10.00 – pay on the day
Date: Tuesday, April 16th, 2024
Time: 6.30pm till about 8.30pm
Venue: Oxford Road station approach on the traffic island under the ‘Oxford Road Station’ sign – View on map
Location: In Person | Manchester

Exploring Oldham’s heritage as the “cotton-spinning capital” of the world.

This magnificent Victorian town park was built by the people of Oldham during the cotton famine, sparked by the American Civil war. Now registered Grade II* it opened in 1865 and we will see its restored features, listed monuments and structures and well-maintained planting.

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Ticket Price: Come to one or both parts. Members Tickets: £5 for one, £8 both. Full notes will be provided
Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Time: 11.00 am till 4.00 pm
Venue: Meet at the King Street Tram station (OL8 1EU) at 10.45 for 11.00. – View on map
Location: In Person | Manchester

June

Ticket Price: £10
Date: Saturday, June 29th, 2024
Time: 1pm start
Venue: Meet in Bury Interchange at top of escalator from Metrolink platform – View on map
Location: Manchester