Heritage Open Days-Saturday
8 Sep 2018 11:00 -16:00
Adults: FREE admission - Donations welcome
Heritage Open Days celebrate England's fantastic architecture and culture, this year's theme is Extraordinary Women.
We are open on Saturday the 8th and Sunday 9th September. A fantastic opportunity to explore Victoria Baths, view its wonderful architectural features and learn about its history.
Guided tours will take place thougout the day and we will also be joined by Ordsall Acapella Singers who will be performing twice during the afternoon, at 1pm and 2.30pm.
South Manchester Camera Club will be exhibiting their Extraordinary Women images this weekend on the Sports Hall balcony.
M.A.S.H. will be exhibiting Face to Face - Ambiguous Portraits in the Females Pool. For more details about MASH please click on this LINK.
Votes for Women - Models of Suffragette Action by South Manchester Miniatures Club will be in the Sports Hall.
Our Tea Room will be serving a selection of refreshments, including sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks.
Our Gift Shop will also be open selling a great variety of items including books and handmade crafts.
£6 (FREE for under 16s and Friends of VB)
Discover Victoria Baths shows you the amazing architecture of the building and its history. Hear how the building was used, including memories of its bathers, plus find out about the 2003 BBC Restoration win and how the money was spent. We'll also tell you the plans for the future and how you can get involved.
Off Limits* takes you to lesser known parts of the building Baths as well as the main iconic spaces. You will visit the boiler house and filter room and hear about pool water treatment through the ages. The tour visits the undercroft of the pools and several spaces that have been used for TV filming, including Life on Mars and Mrs Biggs.
* Please note that this tour involve stairs and uneven floors and so isn't suitable for visitors with limited mobility.