Big Saturday: Dogs on Show
|Dates:||13 October 2012|
|Times:||11:00 - 16:00|
|What is it:||Exhibitions|
|How much:||Drop-in (except walking tour), free (except walking tour), all ages|
11am-4pm. With live dogs in our courtyard and activities for all the family. You can meet a Bloodhound, Bulldog, Borzoi, Collie, Pekinese and Irish Wolfhound and their breeders. There’s Barking Dogs Bark and Read - where children can read to dogs, Dog Detective workshops (11.30am & 2.30pm) that explore the science of smell and crime investigation and a Dog Talk on Manchester Dogs (1.30pm) – the street dogs when Manchester was the rabies capital of the UK, the ace ratter Manchester terrier and the Lyme Hall mastiff. To top it all off, departing from the Whitworth Art Gallery is Walkies (1-4pm), a walking tour for dogs and their owners that sniffs around the buildings, parks and stories of this part of town (£5, click on the link below to book).
Part of our Breed: the British & their Dogs exhibition and The Manchester Weekender.
Price: Drop-in (except walking tour), free (except walking tour), all ages
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