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  • An Evening with Eric Cantona

    An Evening with Eric Cantona

    22 February 2017 - 23 February 2017

    Show / DisplayEric Cantona will be coming back to his beloved Manchester in February, giving fans the rare opportunity to see him take to the stage.

  • FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Final

    FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Final

    02 October 2016

    Sporting EventOn Sunday 2 October Manchester City Women will play Birmingham City Ladies in the FA Continental Tyres Cup Final at Manchester City's Academy stadium.

  • 160 foot Bungee Jump

    160 foot Bungee Jump

    28 May 2016 - 27 November 2016

    Sporting EventA thrilling 160 foot bungee jump in the beautiful surroundings of Salford Quays.

  • 300 foot Bungee Jump

    300 foot Bungee Jump

    23 April 2016 - 09 October 2016

    Sporting EventThe highest regular bungee jump anywhere in the UK.

  • Go Large at The Dogs

    Go Large at The Dogs

    08 September 2016 - 08 September 2018

    Sporting EventA big night out doesn’t always have to mean a large party; a big night out at the dogs can be had all by yourself if you’re that way inclined.

  • Ironman UK

    Ironman UK

    ArticleIronman UK is one or the iconic events in the Triathlon Calendar.

  • Manchester To Host Snooker’s English Open

    Manchester To Host Snooker’s English Open

    10 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

    Sporting EventSnooker’s new English Open will take place at Event City in Manchester later this year, and tickets are now on sale.

  • Milltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

    Milltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

    16 October 2016

    Participatory EventMilltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

  • Rio 2016 Olympic parade

    Rio 2016 Olympic parade

    17 October 2016 - 17 October 2016

    ArticleThe National Olympic parade will take place in Manchester

  • Rough Runner

    Rough Runner

    15 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

    Sporting EventRough Runner returns to Manchester in 2016 having hosted their biggest event of the year in 2015.

  • Super League Grand Final

    Super League Grand Final

    08 October 2016

    Sporting EventThe First Utility Super League Grand Final returns to Old Trafford