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Last updated:02 June 2015

Museums at Night: Songs from Cottonopolis - the Bailey Sisters 'test the echo' at the Library

Event location: WCML

Date: 14th May 2015

Event time: 17:00 to 19:30

The Library is pleased to be tempting people across the River Irwell again as part of Manchester After Hours...

The Bailey Sisters are a trio who perform early and traditional music. Though known for their fine acapella performances; they also accompany their singing with fiddle, guitar and percussion. They are marking Museums at Night 2015 by busking on the stairs at the Library. Their material draws on our resources to present a history of the Manchester cotton trade in story and song.

Come and enjoy the fine acoustic of the Library's hall - drop in any time 5-7.30pm to hear singing, browse exhibits and enjoy refreshments.


Admission free; donations welcome.

Manchester After Hours 2015