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Baguley Hall: Manchester's Medieval Manor

By Jennifer Dawson Think of Manchester and probably the first things that come to mind when anyone mentions the city's history are Cottonpolis, the Industrial Revolution, and possibly The Smiths. Put that to one side for a moment and consider that behind all that there are some richly historic…

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Unmissable Music in Manchester: June 2024

From Parklife to Warehouse Project and Pride to ground-breaking performances in offbeat venues including the White Hotel and Hidden, Manchester is the home of Unmissable Music. Check out our roundup of events coming up in June. 1. We Invented the Weekend at MediaCityUK A two-day FREE festival…

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Top activities for Kids this May half term 2024

As the spring half term quickly approaches, Manchester is filled with an exciting array of kid-friendly events across it’s boroughs. From show-stopping theatre, to wandering through the local zoos, Manchester’s half term events promise the perfect blend of education and entertainment, ensuring a…

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Manchester’s Unmissable Year of Music Roundup

Every genre has made its mark on Manchester in one way or another, and the city continues to be a melting pot of live shows and festivals for all tastes. Across 2024, over 30 festivals and day events of all shapes, sizes and genres are booked into the city-region. From pop-punk to classical, up and…

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Where to watch football this summer in Manchester

In a historic moment for Manchester’s sporting legacy, this year’s FA Cup final will see both Manchester teams will come head-to-head for the second time ever. Set to take place on Saturday 25 May at Wembley, 2024 marks the second major cup final contested between the two clubs. The game will kick…

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