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Explore Manchester through the lens of our insightful blog posts. From hidden gems to iconic landmarks, our curated content offers a unique perspective on the city's culture, events, and attractions. Dive into the stories that bring Manchester to life and discover the insider tips that make your visit truly memorable. Let our blog be your guide to unlocking the vibrant spirit of this dynamic city.

Olympics themed fun in Greater Manchester

Get ready to ignite your Olympic spirit, Greater Manchester! With the Paris 2024 games in full swing, we're bringing the excitement and camaraderie of the Olympics right to your doorstep. We've scoured the region for the most exciting events, from sporty challenges to creative workshops and cultural…

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Unmissable Music in Manchester: August 2024

From Manchester legends New Order and Pride festival shows, to ground-breaking performances in offbeat venues including the O2 Ritz and Band on the Wall, Manchester is the home of Unmissable Music. Check out our roundup of events coming up in August. 1. Arijit Singh at Co-op Live India's undisputed…

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11 of Greater Manchester's favourite walking trails

Bordering the beautiful landscapers of the Peak District, Pennine Moors and reservoirs, Greater Manchester offers a plethora of beautifully scenic walking trails for all types of hikers to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for grassy peaks, water-side walks or historic hillsides – Manchester has it on…

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Manchester Music Itinerary

Coming to Manchester for a gig or just curious to discover where Oasis, The Stone Roses and Joy Division spent their formative years? We’ve put together a guide to all the things music fans cannot miss when they’re in the city. From walking tours that follow your favourite band’s footsteps, to the…

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The story behind Ghost Stock Clothing

Katie, owner of Ghost Stock Clothing, in a recent interview offers an honest account of what drove her to kick start her independent venture, quit her full-time job and start this crazy new adventure. If you are yet to hear about Ghost Stock Clothing, you can find Katie and her store on the cobbles…

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An Independent Guide to Stockport

Stockport has become the new hotspot amongst locals and new visitors alike, both travelling near and far to visit this town located 8-minutes from Manchester. The town offers an array of hidden treasures from bustling modern shopping areas to quaint cobbled streets, as well as heritage attractions…

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What Music Courses are available in Manchester

Manchester has an incredibly deep-rooted cultural history; famous for its ground-breaking live music scene and electronic music heritage. The city has become a strong leader in other areas of the creative industries, with it’s long-standing reputation as a hub for music, theatre and creative arts…

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