1. Know Before You Go
    Know Before You Go - information for visiting Manchester safely
  2. What's Open in Manchester
    Manchester is open - find out what you can do
  3. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  4. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre

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  1. Things To Do in Manchester
    From events and attractions to museums and galleries, find things to do in Manchester
  2. Boy playing interactive game at the National Football Museum
    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. 14 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
  3. Daily Guided Walking Tour passing between Central Library and the Town Hall extension.
    Discover Manchester is the official Tourist Board walking tour of Manchester.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
  4. Rolls Royce in the Revolution Manchester Gallery at the Science and Industry Museum
    Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.
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  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Lightopia fairytale lanterns
    Lightopia is an immersive and visually-dramatic lantern and light festival that is safe and socially distanced.
    1. 20 Nov 20203 Jan 2021
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  7. Car at night time
    A series of family-friendly drive-in cinema events at EventCity.
    1. 5 Aug 202016 Aug 2020
  8. The Great Northern's Giant Sandpit is back.
    1. 13 Jul 202031 Aug 2020
  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. An all-suite hotel in Manchester city centre that’s ideal for extended stays. The impressive 18th storey high property features 116 comfortable studios and one-bedroom suites that have fully equipped kitchens.
  11. Dakota Manchester Hotel
    Dakota is a lifestyle brand for the independent thinking, discerning traveller.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
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  12. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  13. Inside Manchester Arndale
    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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    5. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
  15. Cheshire Oaks was the first and remains the UK’s largest Designer Outlet. With a quarter-million square feet of retail space, comprising of more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés, Cheshire Oaks isn’t merely the UK’s largest Designer Outlet.
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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. Bat out hell the musical cast
    Jim Steinman's epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy Bat Out of Hell the Musical, the inspiration for one of the most iconic and successful albums in history, is set to explode onto the Manchester Opera House stage.
    1. 9 Sep 202125 Sep 2021
  20. Don’t miss this irresistible feel-good show that will have you smiling for days - let your hair down and book now!
    1. 4 Aug 202114 Aug 2021
  21. Disney's The Lion King dancers
    Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience that you will remember forever.
    1. 22 Oct 202031 Jan 2021
  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. An award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
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    3. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    4. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
  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 Apr 202031 Oct 2020
  25. An award-winning full day Yorkshire Adventure tour from Manchester.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
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    3. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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