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14 Apr 2019 12:00 -18:00

Victoria Baths is throwing its doors open to visitors for SpringFest, a fantastic celebration of music and art. Visitors will have the chance not only to explore the building but also to enjoy a fabulous line-up of artists and musicians thoughout the day. The day will include:

Live Music - acts to be announced

Workshops and talks will run throughout the day

Art Exhibitions throughout the building

Our Kids Social are coming back to host Make, Do & Bop - a "silent disco" with arts and crafts in the Females Pool. This was a sellout in 2018 so make sure you buy your ticket early, we'll include a link to tickets on this page as soon as they go on sale. 

Some of Manchester's finest Streetfood vendors will be here to feed the hungry and our Bar will be serving alcoholic and soft drinks all day long. 

The Gift Shop will also be open selling a great variety of items including books and handmade crafts.

There will be a videographer and photographer at this event.

A series of Guided Tours will be available on the day (no need to book in advance, just pay on the door. Numbers are limited and sold on a first-come-first-served basis).


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.



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