Didsbury Heritage Open Days 2022
Celebrate the heritage of Didsbury by visiting one of these buildings on Sunday 11th Sept. 2022 (free entry).
The Towers (1pm to 4pm) A hidden historical mansion, sometimes known as the Calendar House, for its 365 windows, 52 doors and 12 chimneys, which even some of the people who live in Didsbury do not know exists.
The Old Parsonage (10am to 5pm) Home of Fletcher Moss Alderman, philanthropist, JP and author. The house is now a community space. A rare stained glass sundial window has been installed in the building.
St James Church (1pm to 5pm) As a sign of respect for Queen Elizabeth II the bellringing has been cancelled other than to mark 12pm and 1pm. There be a book of condolence for people to sign. Also open for worship 9am to 11am, all welcome. An historic, Manchester church founded 1236. This Grade II listed building has many memorials and stained-glass windows to famous Lancashire and Cheshire families.
Didsbury Mosque (10am to 4pm) A warm welcome to this interesting centre and Mosque is guaranteed. This Accrington brick building was originally an Methodist church in the Edwardian era.
Christ Church (10am to 4pm) Discover our Alabaster and marble WWI memorial and gain an insight into the consecration and opening of the church. The Church was built in 1881 as a gift to the community from Mr William Roberts of Darleydale and cost £13,000. Disabled access will be open during the Sunday morning service 11am to 12.30pm and visitors are welcome to the service.