Beetham Tower Photoshoot – not for the faint hearted

A group of CGN members were invited to go to the penthouse suite on the 47th floor of Beetham Tower, Manchester’s tallest building. On 20th February 9 budding photographers made the trip into town and up to the top of the Beetham Tower. Luckily it was a bright day, with no wind or rain which gave us excellent 360 degree views of the City.

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Several of the members belong to the Thursday Art Group so they were busy drawing and sketching their impressions of the view.

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The purpose of the visit was to take lots of photos which can be sold to raise money for Homestart South,which supports families with a child under 5years.

Afterwards we treated ourselves to tea and cake at a local Greek taverna. The homeward journey saw us climb loads of steps at Deansgate Castlefield Metro station and the person least out of breath was Maude aged 90 years.

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Helen Hibberd,Co ordinator