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  1. For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.
    1. 4 Nov 20168 Jan 2017
  2. Get your Christmas wish list ready as Santa’s Grotto opens at Manchester Arndale
    1. 17 Nov 201624 Dec 2016
  3. From cosy shearling to traditional British check, Manchester Arndale’s brand new AW16 fashion video gives you a glimpse into what’s hot on the high street right now.
    1. 14 Nov 201624 Dec 2016
  4. One of the world’s favourite musicals, Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang will have audiences of all ages flying high with its mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance.
    1. 6 Dec 201615 Jan 2017
  5. Share in England’s famous 1966 World Cup win with friends and family this season with a visit to the 1966 World Cup Exhibition.
    1. 23 Oct 201623 Apr 2017
  6. Christmas Market
    The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market return with the biggest and best festive offering to date.
    1. 10 Nov 201621 Dec 2016
    2. 10 Nov 201621 Dec 2016

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  1. The festive season comes alive with big hair, dodgy fashion and the best of 80s cinema.
    1. 9 Dec 201622 Dec 2016
  2. Bring all the family to the big screening of The Snowman, accompanied by the Hallé performing Howard Blake’s beautiful score.
    1. 20 Dec 201621 Dec 2016
  3. Come and see the favourite farmyard friends when visiting Father Christmas and his reindeer Prancer and Dancer.
    1. 26 Nov 201618 Dec 2016
  4. Things To See & Do
    From events and attractions to fine dining discover all things to do in Manchester
  5. Go behind-the-scenes on a festive tour this Christmas around the spectacular home of Manchester City.
    1. 3 Dec 201631 Dec 2016
  6. The Christmas season will start with Golden hero Jason Kenny giving the residents of Bolton a festive treat when he switches on the town's Christmas lights
    1. 17 Nov 20161 Jan 2017
  7. The John Rylands Library hosts Salford Royal Choir for a medley of Christmas Carols.
    1. 4 Dec 2016
  8. Festive fun with the winter sleigh providing the perfect backdrop for a Christmas photo, and 13 great restaurants for refuelling
    1. 14 Nov 201624 Dec 2016
  9. Join NOMA for an evening of festive fun as they celebrate the launch of their winter activity and wrap up 2016.
    1. 1 Dec 2016
  10. With plenty of Metrolink Park & Ride car parks across the network, it’s easy to park up and hop on the tram for a hassle free journey in and around Greater Manchester
    1. 1 Nov 20162 Jan 2017
  11. Kick start your Christmas in Manchester with Virgin Trains
    1. 17 Oct 20164 Jan 2017
  12. Enjoy festive fun together, with the Group FirstDay and buses to Manchester all day long so getting around is simple.
    1. 17 Oct 20162 Jan 2017
  13. Take the train to Manchester this Christmas with TransPennine Express, with regular direct services from across the North of England and Scotland including Newcastle, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Preston.
    1. 8 Nov 2016
    2. 8 Nov 2017
  14. Paying for parking has never been simpler. Register for NCP ParkPass to enjoy a new and convenient way to pay for parking.
    1. 8 Nov 20162 Jan 2017
  15. Let Belle Vue clear away the winter blues this month with some real winter warmers. Great British food, an atmosphere that sizzles and some hot racing action on the track – a winning combination
    1. 1 Nov 201631 Dec 2016
  16. Release tension and restore balance with the healing energy of Bali Health Lounge Signature Hot Stone Massage - Book now.
    1. 1 Oct 201631 Dec 2016
  17. Travel made simple with the Stagecoach Bus App
    1. 29 Nov 20162 Jan 2017

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