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Weekend of Words

14 Jun 2020 11:00 -16:00

Weekend of Words returns for a second year, with writers, poets and spoken word performers popping up all around the building.

So if you enjoy a good read, have a yearning to write something or just want to know more about the North West's thriving literary scene, come along and join in. 

We'll post more details posted here very soon, including authors and performers.

Book Fair

Tea Room - just what sort of a Weekend of Words would it be without tea and cake?! 

Gift Shop

Guided Building Tours (more details below) - pre-bookable

Choir Performances



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 Peaky Blinders and Life on Mars.

* Please note that this tour involve stairs and uneven floors and so isn't suitable for visitors with limited mobility.



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