After a decent breakfast we headed off on a bit of a wander and as well as seeing the Central Library (round one) and the Hotel where Mr Royce and Mr Rolls started their business relationship (The Midland Hotel) we visited the Museum of Science and Industry.
This is a free Museum heavy on Technology (Power etcetera) and transport.
|The Manchester Museum of Science and Industry|
|One of the impressive libraries|
|Mr Rolls and Mr Royce|
In the afternoon we went to the Cineplex (Odeon) within the old Printworks development and saw the latest Tom Cruise production within the Mission Impossible franchise - it's the 'Rogue Nation' chapter and to say it's full of action is putting it mildly - for me an oddly feelgood movie too, great support for Cruise from Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson.
We had actually seen a featurette on the Local Manchester ITV news which was all about the Stunt motorbike rider who completed the stunts as Rebecca Ferguson which probably helped entice us in.
|As well as restaurants Printworks has a multiplex cinema|
|Beetham Tower at Night|
Drinking in the viewA friend recommended a drink at Cloud 23 bar within Beetham Tower and in the evening we went and had a drink (cocktails) there for me The Industrialist and Debbie Vertigo - staff very nice and spectacular views - bit expensive though.
After that a decent enough Greek meal in the vicinity.
|Quite a view from Cloud 23|
|And quite a drink too|
The Gents Toilet had a great view and a diver was etched(?) on the window jumping - quite something.
|The Window view (with Diver) from Cloud 23 Gents Toilet|
Monday and back home
|Me and some flowers|
On Monday morning we had a good wander and saw the Alan Turing Statue - also I tried out an odd chair in the hotel reception - all in all a good trip.
|Turing and an Apple|