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Bonfire night in Manchester

Remember remember the 5th of November with these hot things to do on Guy Fawkes night
Fireworks at Heston

Just after the chills of Halloween and before we get properly stuck in to winter and the warm glow of Christmas, the fifth of Novemeber remembers the Gunpowder Plot and Guy Fawkes with is attempt at revolution. Of course nowadays it's all about setting off some fireworks and lighting bonfires and Manchester is aflame with activity. Plus there's quite a connection between the original plot and Salford...

Attractions, Historic buildings and sites

Ordsall Hall

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Salford is a city full of surprises, and not the least significant of these is the magnificent Ordsall Hall, a Grade I listed Tudor manor house slap bang in the middle of a housing estate. Not only does it have a resident ghost, it was supposedly home for Guy Fawkes as he hatched the plot to overthrow the government. Bet you didnt know that!

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