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Historic Pools of Britain: can we save them?

July 30, 2016 Comments Off on Historic Pools of Britain: can we save them?

It is called Manchester’s Water Palace but even that undersells it.

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Splashing out on a day of creativity at Victoria Baths

June 16, 2015 Comments Off on Splashing out on a day of creativity at Victoria Baths

When was the last time you had a day of creative indulgence?

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Review: Romeo & Juliet at Victoria Baths, Manchester

September 18, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Romeo & Juliet at Victoria Baths, Manchester

Taking a break from the search for “some sort of post-industrial site” for his planned version of Romeo & Juliet, HOME’s second site-specific production, director Walter Meierjohann, a newcomer to Manchester, went on one of the weekly tours of Victoria Baths, just like any other tourist.

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Calling all young theatre critics

July 24, 2014 Comments Off on Calling all young theatre critics

Aged over 14 and studying full time at school, college or university in Greater Manchester? Fancy yourself as a writer or theatre critic? Then we’ve got a competition for you.

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Pulling a Northern Soul all-nighter at Victoria Baths

April 16, 2014 Comments Off on Pulling a Northern Soul all-nighter at Victoria Baths

Northern Soul fans are busy practising their extravagant dance moves as Manchester festival Un-Rest stages an all-nighter at the historic Victoria Baths.

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In At The Deep End

September 23, 2013 Comments Off on In At The Deep End

Nearly ten years to the day that Manchester’s Victoria Baths was voted winner of BBC’s Restoration, on a rainy Thursday evening I found myself sitting in the deep end of a 107-year-old swimming pool, drinking a pint of Speckled Hen and listening to someone making whale noises with a laptop and a cello.

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