OPEN DAY: VB Foodie
9 Jul 2017 11:00 -16:00
Adults: Admission £4, Admission & Guided Tour £7 (standard prices £3/£6) FREE for under 16s and VB Friends
A day to celebrate and sample some of the best of Manchester's street food. Come and eat in the wonderful surroundings of Victoria Baths.
There will also be a bookable Restaurant Pop-up. Watch this space for further details.
So much to choose from!
The Open Day also provides a great opportunity to explore Victoria Baths and includes performances by the wonderful Ordsall Acapella Singers at 1pm and 2.30pm.
Our Bar will be open selling both alcoholic and soft drinks and tea/coffee to complement your food.
Our Gift Shop will be selling a great variety of items including books and handmade crafts.
Guided tours will take place as follows (no need to book in advance, buy your tour ticket on the day):
12 noon Discover Victoria Baths
1pm Discover Victoria Baths
2pm Off Limits
2.30pm Discover Victoria Baths
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..