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Welcome to Manchester

The original modern city

  1. Sightseeing Manchester Tour Bus
    Discover Manchester with a 90 minute bus tour. The 15 stop hop-on hop-off tour takes you to Manchester’s key sights and runs every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Years Day.
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    3. 14 Apr 201831 Mar 2019
  2. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre

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  1. Things To See & Do in Manchester
    From events and attractions to museums and galleries, find things to do in Manchester
  2. The UK’s largest indoor play centre.
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  3. With 125 acres to explore, there are over 20,00 wonderful animals at the award winning Chester Zoo - voted one of the top zoos in the world and the UK's number one charity zoo.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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    4. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  4. Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, has a distinguished tradition of hosting international and domestic cricket, with 2017 expected to be the biggest summer of cricket yet!
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    2. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2017
    3. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2018
  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Sounds from the Other City (SFTOC) returns on Sunday 30 April 2017 showcasing the best in new music, Salford's incredible array of venues alongside world class street food, art and craft beer
    1. 6 May 2018
  7. Titanic The Musical is produced by Danielle Tarento, Steven M Levy, Sean Sweeney and Vaughan Williams, in association with Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.
    1. 7 May 201812 May 2018
  8. Manchester's interpretation of the national Museums at Night festival of lates takes place on one night only each year, bringing unusual collaborations and stand-out events to venues across the city.
    1. 17 May 2018
  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. The Longer you stay the less you pay at our modern extended stay hotel, next to Alliance Manchester Business School on the Manchester University Campus.
  11. The Crowne Plaza Manchester -Oxford Road is an impressive 19-storey building, with fantastic views of the city. The hotel boasts a fitness studio, club lounge and club rooms and a range of dining options from the cafe bar, outside terrace and restaurant.
  12. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  13. The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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  14. intu Trafford Centre
    Manchester's shopping and entertainment complex.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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  15. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  16. Arts and Culture in Manchester
    From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
  17. Theatre in Manchester
    Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
  18. An ingenious and witty re-imagining of the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students.
    1. 4 Dec 20185 Jan 2019
  19. Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play WAR HORSE will come to The Lowry in June 2018.
    1. 13 Jun 201830 Jun 2018
  20.  Matilda the Musical
    Winner of 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, the Royal Shakespeare Company's touring production of Matilda The Musical will play at the Palace Theatre from Monday 18th September - Friday 24 November 2018.
    1. 18 Sep 201824 Nov 2018

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