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Visit Manchester

The original modern city

  1. Explore Trafford
    Home of Manchester United Football Club and Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Trafford is widely held as an international sporting destination, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
  2. HOME Theatre in Manchester

    Our top tips for making the most of the week ahead, with brilliant things to do across the whole of Greater Manchester… For even more ideas, visit our What’s On page. 

  3. Chinese New Year
    With live performances, street food and a funfair, plus traditional lion and dragon dances - join us to welcome in the Year of the Tiger.
  4. Events at the Manchester Arena
    Events at the AO Arena, formerly the MEN Arena. Find out what's on at the AO Arena.
  5. Manchester Film Festival
    Once again Manchester Film Festival will take place over a full week from 12th-20th March at the Odeon, Great Northern with a line-up of films from around the world.
    1. 12 Mar 202220 Mar 2022

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  1. Things To Do in Manchester
    Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester and we've got them all listed here
  2. HOME building
    Relive the heady days of the Haçienda, when Manchester music was at its peak, on a free walking tour of the city centre.
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  3. The Whitworth
    Manchester's gallery in the park
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  4. Summit Up climbing wall
    Summit Up Climbing features the North of England’s highest and largest Clip ’n Climb as well as rope climbing and bouldering facilities.
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  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Strictly Come Dancing
    ​​​​​​​Clear the floor and whip out your score cards, because the Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour is back for 2020!
    1. 29 Jan 202230 Jan 2022
  7. The Rocky Horror Show cast on stage
    Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show returns to the UK in 2021 as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having been seen by over 30 million theatregoers.
    1. 24 Aug 202129 Aug 2021
  8. Manchester Open Exhibition 2022
    HOME’s Gallery walls will be filled with work from 400+ Greater Manchester residents, selected by a panel consisting of art experts and community representatives.
    1. 24 Jan 202227 Mar 2022
  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre Reception
    Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre is a truly luxurious and stylish 4-star hotel, perfectly positioned on Portland Street in the heart of Manchester City Centre. The hotel is just an 8-minute walk to Piccadilly Station and a stone’s throw to St Peters Square, Manchester Central and Market Street.
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  11. A luxury hotel in the former home of the Manchester Stock Exchange.
  12. The Hilton Garden Inn hotel is on-site at Emirates Old Trafford, home to Lancashire Cricket Club and offers the best value accommodation for leisure in Manchester and the surrounding areas.
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  13. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  14. Inside Manchester Arndale
    The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
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  15. intu Trafford Centre
    Manchester's shopping and entertainment complex.
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  16. Selfridges in Exchange Square
    Selfridges Exchange Square is located in the heart of the city and a luxury shopping experience, home to the most sought-after and exclusive designer brands in the world
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  17. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  18. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
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  19. Showcasing all its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, The Corn Exchange is home to a mouthwatering mix of new restaurants in Manchester that offer a fusion of flavours from around the globe.
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  20. Arts and Culture in Manchester
    From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
  21. Theatre in Manchester
    Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
  22. Moscow City Ballet presents Swan Lake
    Moscow City Ballet returns with the stunning Swan Lake, presented in classic Russian style with a full orchestra.
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  23. Beauty and the beast at the palace theatre manchester
    Disney proudly invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ as the most enchanted musical of all time, Beauty and the Beast, returns to the UK stage in 2021.
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  24. 9 to 5 The Musical
    9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy - three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss.
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  25. Day Trips and Excursions from Manchester
    Find coach, rail and self-guided day trips and excursions from Manchester to Chester, The Lakes, York and more.
  26. An award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.
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  27. Enjoy a trip to Chatsworth, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park. There are 30 spectacular rooms to explore in the main house, and a 105-acre garden famous for its water features, sculptures and maze.
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  28. An award-winning full day Yorkshire Adventure tour from Manchester.
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  2. Avanti West Coast Train
    Avanti West Coast run the fastest trains out of London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly, with the journey taking just over two hours. Frequent services mean you can reach Manchester safely and in next to no time with a choice of Standard, Standard Premium or First Class travel.
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