Royal visits to Manchester and the surrounding areas in the nineteenth century signify important achievements in the city’s history and offer an insight into the development of the area during this period. Moreover, Manchester’s response to such visits, the preparations and public displays of loyalty to the crown, challenge the perceived political history of Victorian Manchester, which was famed for its Liberalist notions, Free Trade and the radical position of parties such as the Chartists.
47 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AP, UK
Actor: PRUNELLA SCALES
Written by: KATRINA BURNETT