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Jennie McAlpine's Top 5

Coronation Street favourite and owner of Annies, Jennie shares her favourite things to do in Manchester.



I might be biased, but our customers agree, Annies offers a comfy, cosy environment where you can enjoy a lovely cup of tea, a tasty breakfast, a nice Sunday roast or a nice scone like my nanna used to make. More info


Coronation Street The Tour

I'm very proud to be part of Coronation Street and for a limited time only visitors can go on the Coronation Street tour which I have been on and everyone I talk to raves about it. (Open until 4 October, 2014) More info


Go to the theatre

We have a proud history of theatres in Manchester and I love, love to go to them. Check out the Royal Exchange, Opera House, Palace Theatre and Contact Theatre. More info


John Rylands Library

Manchester has fabulous architecture. John Rylands Library is a great example of this, with a great mix of old and new, plus it's so peaceful. More info


Shopping at Manchester Arndale

I love a good shop and I think we have some great shops in Manchester. I'm a big fan of the Arndale, particularly the Arndale Market - the handbag stall is one of my favourites. More info