In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, our regular meeting venue at Church House is still closed.
In the meantime we are meeting on Wednesdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at Cross Street Chapel, 29 Cross Street, Manchester M2 1NL. However, we are meeting on the first Wednesday monthly (3 November, 1 December) from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at Manchester Central Library. We are meeting in the Chief Librarians’s Office, Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD. Take the lift to the third floor and turn left through the doors signed “Meeting Rooms”.
The Wednesday meetings are a drop-in and there is no need to book.
On Thursdays (and occasionally other days), there are different activities, but you do need to book. Please contact us here. You are welcome to attend on one or both days.
Thursday, 21 October – Lunchtime concert at Royal Northern College of Music (NB Covid Pass is required to attend this concert)
Meet at Piccadilly Gardens (bus 86 at 12.30pm) or Royal Northern College of Music at 1.00pm. We will go to a cafe after the concert.
Concert is 1.15pm – 1.55pm:
Dmitri Shostakovich – 2 Pieces for String Octet Op 11
Benjamin Britten – String Quartet No 3 in G major Op 94
Thursday, 28 October – Cabaret with Queer Family Tea
5.00pm – 10.30pm. Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 0FE
Tour of the building, food and free cabaret (music, spoken word, drag kings, queens, dance and comedy). This is a sober event (no alcohol).
Thursday, 4 November – (To Be Arranged)
Thursday, 11 November – Rochdale Fire Station
Meet at 11.00am at Victoria Train Station, lunch and private tour from 2.00pm to 3.30pm.
Thursday, 18 November – Chetham’s Library (Limited to 15 people)
Lunch followed by private tour from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Opportunity to see not only the library, but additional rooms in the medieval building, sharing the history of the site and library.
Thursday, 25 November – Police Museum
Meet at 12.00 noon for lunch, followed by a private tour at 2.00pm at the Police Museum, 57a Newton Street, Manchester.
Date for your diary: Christmas Meal on Thursday, 16 December in the afternoon.
Cost £20 (You will be given £10 back on the day towards your drinks). Out In The City will pay balance.
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