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Family-Friendly Summer Theatre Shows in Manchester

While the summer is usually best celebrated outside, Manchester’s unpredictable weather means sometimes you need an exciting indoor activity to keep the kids busy while they’re on summer holidays. What better way to get them engaged than at one of Greater Manchester’s many theatre shows running…

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New Opening: The Reach at Piccadilly

The Reach at Piccadilly, Manchester – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of more than 30 extraordinary brands – celebrates Manchester’s industrial history and the pioneers who made the city what it is today. Situated in the city centre, just a 90-second walk from…

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Get Planning For The Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Rochdale Feel Good Festival: A Weekend of Music, Culture, and Community Get ready for a weekend of fabulous entertainment as the Rochdale Feel Good Festival takes over Rochdale town centre from Friday, 9 August to Sunday, 11 August 2024. With a blend of live music, food, and family-friendly…

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Free things to do in Greater Manchester

Unlock the best of Manchester without breaking the bank with this guide of free things to do. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, discover a wealth of no-cost experiences that showcase the city's vibrant culture. Immerse yourself in the city's charm and uncover the abundance of cost-free delights…

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50 Things to do in Manchester this Summer

Known for its rich industrial heritage and dynamic music scene, Manchester bursts into life in the summer. Whether you're looking to uncover hidden gems or explore the city's diverse attractions, Manchester offers a plethora of experiences to indulge in. From lush parks and scenic waterways to…

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Unmissable Music in Manchester: July 2024

From Stevie Nicks and Sound of the City to ground-breaking performances in offbeat venues including the Band on the Wall and Castle hotel, Manchester is the home of Unmissable Music. Check out our roundup of events coming up in July. 1. Stevie Nicks at Co-op Live The legendary singer, songwriter…

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