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Come ‘hometime’ the people of Manchester don their gladrags and hit the town. Pop concerts, greyhound racing, dramatic arts, the list goes on.

  • Albert Hall

    Albert Hall

    Event VenueAlbert Hall is a Grade II listed Wesleyan chapel in Manchester City Centre closed and hidden for over 40 years.

  • All Star Lanes

    All Star Lanes

    ArticleAll Star Lanes is Manchester’s premier luxury bowling destination. Mixing boutique bowling with award winning cocktails and an excellent American restaurant.

  • Band on the Wall

    Band on the Wall

    ArticleLegendary, pioneering music venue

  • Breakout Manchester

    Breakout Manchester

    ArticleBreakout is a live escape room game, a group of friends, family or colleagues are locked in the room for an hour and have to solve a series of puzzles.

  • Bridgewater Hall

    Bridgewater Hall

    ArticleThe Bridgewater Hall is Manchester's international concert venue.

  • Castlefield Bowl

    Castlefield Bowl

    Event VenueAn outdoor amphitheatre style venue in Manchester's city centre.

  • Chetham's School of Music

    Chetham's School of Music

    Music HallA unique cultural institution that combines music, education and heritage.

  • Comedy Store

    Comedy Store

    ArticleThe venue that's serious about comedy

  • Contact Theatre

    Contact Theatre

    ArticleManchester's cutting-edge arts centre

  • Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

    Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

    ArticleManchester's original and longest running alternative comedy venue, showcasing the very best in national and international comedy Thursday through Saturday.

  • Gallery Oldham

    Gallery Oldham

    Event VenueThe award-winning Gallery Oldham presents innovative, contemporary art alongside natural history collections and offers a great mix of family events, live music programmes and arts & craft courses for adults.

  • George Street Chapel

    George Street Chapel

    Event VenueOriginally built in 1815, this Grade II* listed former Independent Methodist Chapel has received a new lease of life thanks to Age UK Oldham.

  • Go Ape Delamere

    Go Ape Delamere

    Nature ReserveThe adventure at Delamere Forest is simply stunning. It’s not far from Chester and visitors will get to take in the beautiful scenery around Blakemere Lake (and its wildlife).

  • Great Northern

    Great Northern

    CinemaA former railway goods distribution warehouse, now a lively leisure and shopping development.

  • Hallé Orchestra

    Hallé Orchestra

    ArticleFounded in Manchester by Sir Charles Hallé in 1858 the symphony orchestra, which is now resident at the Bridgewater Hall, has been performing classical music in Manchester and across the world for more than 150 years