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Manchester Pride Full Line-up Revealed

ARIANA GRANDE AND YEARS AND YEARS TO HEADLINE MANCHESTER PRIDE LIVE LGBT+ Festival Announces Live Music Line-Up Manchester Pride has today announced that Grammy and Brit Award winner and honorary Mancunian Ariana Grande will return to the city to headline the LGBT+ charity’s new event Manchester…

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A Place in the Sun Live comes to Manchester

It's now long now until A Place in the Sun Live , Europe's largest overseas property exhibition, re-visits Manchester Central. Not only will you receive valuable information on buying abroad and the latest properties on the market, but you'll also be able to meet the current and former TV presenters…

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Greater Manchester day trips from Manchester

As a region that’s rich in history, full of attractions, awash with beautiful architecture, and home to a plethora of cultural hotspots, a day trip in Greater Manchester is sure to pack a mightily-full punch. Image credit: Staircase House Stockport Made famous in the 19th century for its hatting…

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Day trips and excursions from Manchester

If you’re itching to inject a little adventure into your life, we’ve got plenty of opportunity for you to do exactly that. Covering everything from city visits, to countryside escapes, read on to discover just how easy it is to take advantage of Manchester’s location as the gateway to the north…

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Tour experiences in and around Manchester

Get the most out of your trip to Manchester with a collection of tours and experiences in and around the city centre. A 15 stop, hop-on hop-off tour covering the best of Manchester’s sights, including the Town Hall, National Football Museum, and Science and Industry Museum, the Sightseeing…

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I like to think of my work as tragically optimistic, or optimistically tragic' – Tania Hershman on being Writer-In-Residence at Southern Cemetery, telling stories and a new book about Time

By Emily Oldfield ‘Going through the cemetery gate feels a bit like a retreat from daily life, from this ‘now,’” says Tania Hershman, reflecting on her experiences as Writer-In-Residence at Manchester’s Southern Cemetery. A multiple-award winning writer and self-declared ‘daydreamer’, Tania has…

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