Manchester Northern Quarter: Street Art and Highlights

4.35 (100 ratings)
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Explore Manchester’s Northern Quarter and uncover the contents of its vibrant streets and alleys. Witness fascinating and evocative street art which runs throughout the area.

Solve clues to complete the game as you are guided around historic streets and hidden courtyards. Discover dramatic murals by world-renowned artists with distinctly Mancunian roots and themes.

Are you ready to dive into Manchester’s most colourful and energetic quarter?


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Walk through some of Manchester’s most diverse and vivacious streets

  • See flagship pieces from the 2016 Cities of Hope street art project

  • Spot the work of Manchester’s own artists alongside international creators

  • Visit the ever-changing canvas of Stevenson Square

  • Find some of the most historic bars and boutique shops of the city.


You are a worker bee sent out to recruit artists to create a huge exhibition for the 500 Day Jubilee of your hive’s queen. Search around Manchester’s artistic and cultural hub for inspiration and assistance on your mission to honour Queen Beetrix of Manchester NQ with the greatest celebration she has ever seen.

Are you up to the task?

Experience's route

Starting point Queen Victoria's Statue
Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1LU, UK
Finish point Frank Sidebottom
46-50, Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE, UK

Places you will visit


It will take you

67-97 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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