Welcome to Manchester

Welcome to Manchester

The original modern city

  1. Manchester International Festival
    The Manchester International Festival is an artist-led festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.
  2. An Unmissable Summer of Cricket in Manchester
    The ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) takes place every four years, featuring 10 teams and is the culmination of a global qualification process that runs over a 5-6 year period.
  3. 90-minute bus tour celebrating Manchester’s innovative spirit every Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00.
    1. 4 May 201926 Oct 2019
  4. 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.
    1. 14 Apr 201731 Mar 2018
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    3. 14 Apr 201831 Mar 2019
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  5. 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.
  6. 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. Guarantee your ticket to any home game of your choice with a Matchday VIP Experience. Your experience includes some of the best seats in the stadium, fantastic food and drink, a gift and matchday entertainment.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    2. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  3. Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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    4. 14 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  4. A spectacular home to entertainment and the arts.
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  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Manchester International Festival
    The Manchester International Festival is an artist-led festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.
  7. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
    This summer, Manchester, will be the proud host city of six ICC CWC19 matches at Old Trafford including a semi-final and the most watched fixture in international cricket when India take on Pakistan.
  8. Stephenson's Rocket will return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years. Designed by Robert Stephenson, Rocket's win proved once and for all that locomotives were better at pulling trains along the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. This technology was extended across the entire railway network, paving the way for the modern rail network This is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to see an iconic symbol return return to the site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway
    1. 25 Sep 20188 Sep 2019
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  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. The Lowry Hotel is a five-star contemporary hotel where Salford meets Manchester on the banks of the River Irwell.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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  11. Dakota Manchester Hotel
    Dakota is a lifestyle brand for the independent thinking, discerning traveller.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  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. Harvey Nichols
    Boasting the crème de la crème of what’s hot in fashion, food and beauty.
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  16. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  17. Arts and Culture in Manchester
    From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
  18. Theatre in Manchester
    Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
  19. Back to the future the musical in Manchester
    Great Scott! We’re sending you Back to the Future… The Musical!
    1. 20 Feb 202017 Apr 2020
  20. Coleen Nolan takes on the role of Anita, a former pop star who has been in hiding for over thirty years since an international tabloid scandal left her humiliated and tired of the fame game.
    1. 24 Sep 201928 Sep 2019
  21. Audrey Brisson as Amélie. Photo © Michael Wharley
    Telling the story of the imaginative and shy romantic with a gift for helping others, Amélie The Musical will tour the UK in a vibrant, re-conception of the production with new orchestrations.
    1. 6 Aug 201910 Aug 2019
  22. 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.
  23. Enjoy a day trip to Chester, one of the UK’s most popular city destinations with cobbled streets, hidden cellars and quirky lanes to discover.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
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    3. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  24. 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.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
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    3. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  25. This tour gives you a day in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District National Park, from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see the villages, historic locations and scenery associated with this stunning National Park.
    1. 6 May 201831 Dec 2018
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    3. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019

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