Horticultural highlights include National Trust 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4, giant garden games, Smell the Roses with Rachel de Thame, Daimuid Gavin knows his Onions Dig the city disco. Fabulous floral show gardens.

Manchester Now

Discover what’s happening right now.


Think Manchester sport is just about football? There's much more to discover this winter with a stunning line up of international sports events.

Inside the National Football Museum

Take a closer look at the home of the world’s greatest football collection.

Plan your sporting trip to Manchester

Essential venues and activities

Go for a ride

The National Cycling Centre

A comprehensive programme of activities for all levels of ability, Racing, BMX or Mountain Biking.

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