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Alexandra Park logoAlexandra Park Café         
Alexandra Park, 180 Russell Street M16 7JL
T: 0161 868 0861
www.alexparkmanchester.org
Monday - Friday 8.00 - 16.00
Friday - Sunday 9.30 - 17.00

Please note: the BookBench will not be on display here until Wednesday 19 July. 
Alexandra Park logoBeswick Library 
60 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick M11 3DS
T: 0161 245 7241
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Wednesday: 9.00 - 13.00 14.00 - 17.00
Thursday: 9.00 -13.00, 14.00 - 19.00
Closed Fridays
Saturday: 9.00 - 13.00, 13.30 - 14.30
Chorlton Library picChorlton Library    
Manchester Road, Chorlton M21 9PN
T: 0161 227 3700
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday and Friday: 9.00 - 17.00
Tuesday and Thursday: 9.00 - 20.00
Closed Wednesdays and Sundays 
Saturday: 9.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00
Forum Library Wythenshawe picForum Library Wythenshawe
Forum Square, Wythenshawe M22 5RX
T: 0161 227 3770
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Tuesday: 9.00 - 20.00
Wednesday - Thursday: 9.00 - 17.00
Closed Fridays and Sundays 
Saturday: 09.00-13.00 14.00-17.00
Gorton Library picGorton Library 
Garratt Way, Gorton M18 8HE
T: 0161 227 3737
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday: 10.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00
Tuesday: 10 - 13.00, 14.00 - 20.00
Closed Wednesdays
Thursday: 10.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00
Friday: 14.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 10.00 - 13.00,  14.00 - 17.00
home logo squareHOME
2 Tony Wilson Place, First Street M15 4FN 
T: 0161 200 1500              
www.homemcr.org
Daily: 10.00 - 23.00
NCC logo squareHSBC UK National Cycling Centre
Stuart Street M11 4DQ
T: 0161 223 2244 option 3
Tickets: www.nationalcyclingcentre.com
Daily 07.30 - 22.00
Longsight Library picLongsight Library & Learning Centre
519 Stockport Road M12 4NE
T: 0161 227 3706
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Tuesday: 9.00 - 20.00
Wednesday - Thursday: 9.00 - 17.00
Closed Fridays
Saturday: 9.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00
The Lowry squareThe Lowry
Pier 8, Salford Quays M50 3AZ
T: 0843 208 6000
www.thelowry.com
Sunday - Friday: 11.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 10.00 - 17.00
Opening times vary depending on performances
Lowry Outlet picLowry Outlet                                   
The Quays, Salford Quays M50 3AH
T: 0161 848 1850
www.lowryoutlet.co.uk
Monday - Wednesday: 10.00 - 18.00
Thursday: 10.00 - 20.00
Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday: 10.00 - 19.00
Sunday: 11.00 - 17.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00 - 18.00 
Manchester Arndale squareManchester Arndale                       
Market Street M4 3AQ
T: 0161 833 9851
www.manchesterarndale.com
Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 20.00 
Saturday: 9.00 - 18.00
Sunday: 11.30 - 17.30 
Bank Holidays: 10.00 - 18.00
Manchester CathedralManchester Cathedral
Victoria Street M3 1SX
T: 0161 833 2220
www.manchestercathedral.org
Manchester Cathedral: 
Monday - Saturday: 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday: 13.00 - 16.00
Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre: 
Monday - Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00
Central LibraryManchester Central Library
St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD
T: 0161 234 1983 
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Thursday 9.00 - 20.00
Friday - Saturday 9.00 - 17.00
Closed Sundays
manchester museum squareManchester Museum
University of Manchester, Oxford Road M13 9PL
T: 0161 275 2648
www.museum.manchester.ac.uk
Daily 10.00 - 17.00
Moss SidePowerhouse Library picMoss Side Powerhouse Library 
140 Raby Street M14 4SL
T: 0161 227 3758
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Thursday 11.00 - 14.00 15.00 - 19.00
Closed Fridays and Sundays 
Saturday 12.00 - 17.00
National Football Museum logoNational Football Museum 
Cathedral Gardens, Todd Street M4 3BG
T: 0161 605 8200
www.nationalfootballmuseum.com
Daily 10.00 - 17.00
Newton Heath Library picNewton Heath Library
Old Church Street, Newton Heath M40 2JB
T: 0161 234 4474
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday: 10.00 - 13.00 14.00 - 20.00
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: 10.00 - 13.00 14.00 - 17.00
Wednesday: 14.00 - 17.00
Closed Thursdays and Sundays
North City Library pic 1North City Library   
Rochdale Road, Harpurhey M9 4AF
T: 0161 219 6442
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday - Tuesday: 9.00 - 20.00
Wednesday - Thursday: 9.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 9.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00
Closed Friday and Sunday
People s History Museum logoPeople's History Museum 
Left Bank, Spinningfields M3 3ER
T: 0161 838 9190
www.phm.org.uk
Daily: 10.00 - 17.00
Alexandra Park logoRoyal Exchange Theatre            
St Ann's Square M2 7DH
T: 0161 833 9833
www.royalexchange.co.uk
Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 19.00 
Sunday 11.00 - 17.00
Not open Bank Holidays
Please Note: Access to the Hanging Bridge is via St Denys Bookshop and is subject to their opening hours. Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00, Saturday 09.00 - 14.00

the whitworth squareThe Whitworth     
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road M15 6ER   
T: 0161 275 7450                              
www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
Monday - Sunday (except Thursdays):10.00 - 17.00
Thursdays:10.00 - 21.00

Withington Library pic 1Withington Library
410 Wilmslow Road, Withington M20 3BN
T: 0161 227 3720
www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
Monday and Wednesday: 9.00 - 20.00
Tuesday and Friday: 9.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 09.00-13.00 14.00-17.00
Closed Thursday and Sunday
Wythenshawe Forum Centre                        
Simonsway, Wythenshawe M22 5RX
T: 0161 935 4000
www.wythenshaweforum.co.uk
Weekdays: 6.30 - 22.00
Weekends: 9.00 - 17.00
Z arts pic

Z-arts                                               
335 Stretford Road, Hulme M15 5ZA
T: 0161 226 1912
www.z-arts.org
Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 21.00 
Closed Sundays

 
 

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