The Nineteenth-Century Motorist in the North West, 7th Sept


Date: Saturday 7 September 2019

Time: 10.00 to 3.30

Location: 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH

Tickets:  OPEN TO EVERYONE. £20 waged/£10 unwaged, includes buffet lunch. Available here.

For tickets:, then search on ‘motorist’

Talks on:

  • Overview of the early cycling and motoring industry in the North West
  • Motoring in the North West, c1900
  • Motoring archives in the North West
  • Roads in the North West c1900: experimentation and achievement
  • Rothwell: a case study of a north-west car manufacturer
  • Manchester and the early bicycle industry

Displays on:

  • Manchester and the Thousand Mile Trial of 1900
  • Samuel Okell, (probably) Cheshire’s first motorist

£20 waged/£10 unwaged, includes buffet lunch
For tickets:, then search on ‘motorist’
Hosted by the:
Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage
For more information, visit:
The Nineteenth-Century Motorist Project:


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