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Ted Hughes Country with New Manchester Walks

We recall the poetry of the controversial 1980s and 1990s poet laureate with this guided tour of his West Yorkshire haunts.
12th May 2018 12:30pm 
Mytholmroyd Station, B6138, Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom, HX7 5EA.  venue link
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Come and join in, it’s absolutely FREE! Here at Social Circle we make it our business to offer you the best of what Manchester has to offer. Our selection of walks enable you to to come along and explore this great city, and meet new people in Manchester along the way.

Wear boots! There is some tough walking here.

We recall the poetry of the controversial 1980s/1990s poet laureate with this guided tour of his West Yorkshire haunts.

The tour starts at Mytholmroyd station so that we can visit Ted’s birthplace, and the sights and sites of his childhood. After a half an hour or so in Mytholmroyd and along the canal we bus it to Hebden Bridge and the Stubbing Wharf pub, commemorated (and condemned) in verse.

A quick break for liquid reinforcement we’re off into the hills to find Lumb Bank, home of the Arvon Centre, an 18th Century mill-owner’s property where Ted lived.

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It's a great way to enjoy the kind of in-depth conversation with someone you'd never have on a Friday or Saturday night
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