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Manchester City of Literature: A City Connects

Bringing together the whole of the Manchester literature scene; from publishers to booksellers, writers to readers and everyone in between, Manchester City of Literature has launched A City Connected. This new microsite already has 50+ events and activities listed since launching last week, several…

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Science learning at home with Jodrell Bank

Image: Pete Birkinshaw Jodrell Bank Observatory is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an icon for British science and engineering. For the last 75 years, the pioneering scientists and researchers at Jodrell Bank have been at the forefront of our quest for understanding, and at the heart of…

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Manchester Taxi Tours in the media

John Consterdine is a fully qualified Black Cab Tour Guide and Taxi Driver, offering unique sightseeing tours straight from the comfort of his electric taxi. John often features in travel documentaries and TV programs so we've pulled together a few of his videos so you can see what life is like…

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Experience Rochdale's culture at home

Even though Rochdale's venues are closed, they still have plenty of things going on to keep you fit and entertained.They have created ‘At Home’, which provides a range of activities for children, adults and older adults. Resources and activities online include art projects, virtual tours and online…

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