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Sat, 25 Sept


Prestwich tram stop

The Fall: a tour of Prestwich

Walking tour following in the footsteps of The Fall's Mark E Smith - including pubs of course

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The Fall: a tour of Prestwich
The Fall: a tour of Prestwich

Time & Location

25 Sept 2021, 11:00 – 15:00

Prestwich tram stop, Prestwich, Manchester, UK

About the event


Do you know which church's parish hall in Prestwich appeared on the sleeve of classic 1980 Fall single ‘How I wrote Elastic Man’? Or which local pub features in the video for 'Wings'? Join The Fall fan Rob Carroll on a walking tour of The Fall's Prestwich to find out the answers. The tour will take in the sights and sounds of Mark E Smith's town and explain how he often wrote about the people and places right on his doorstep. We'll also be stopping off for some refreshments in a few of Mark's most important venues: pubs.

Meeting point: Prestwich tram stop. End point: Stanley Street, Cheetham Hill, but everyone's encouraged to return to Prestwich with the tour guide after the tour is finished. Please note tour participants will need to buy a tram ticket from Heaton Park to Queen's Road to complete the tour.

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