Reopened Whitworth breaks annual visitors’ record

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Over 180,000 people have visited the newly expanded Manchester gallery since it reopened in February following the completion of £15m refurbishment, smashing its previous highest annual visitor figure in just three months.

Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery is celebrating after smashing their previous annual attendance record – just 14 weeks after reopening following refurbishment. They have welcomed 181,000 visitors in just over three months, topping their previous highest annual figure of 178,996 for the whole of 2011.

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