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Things To Do Outdoors In Manchester

These past few years has seen a shift in how we think about the outdoors, with tables appearing on Manchester’s pavements, joggers along the city’s canal towpaths and picnics in the local parks. It’s a change that, despite Manchester’s unpredictable weather, looks set to stay – and with several…

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Visit Manchester Insider’s Guide Part 2: Shopping

This content is adapted from the Visit Manchester Insider’s Handbook. Packed with ideas and inspiration for things to do, see, eat, as well as places to stay, the 40-page handbook includes dedicated pages detailing what's new and coming soon as well as maps and spotlight pages on Greater…

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10 Mysterious Music Venues in Manchester

What’s better than live music? Live music amplified by a layer of darkness and mystery. Manchester has a history of unusual and atmospheric gig venues – from the rough-around-the-edges nature of The Roadhouse to the buzz of the Boardwalk. There still are a number of out-of-ordinary places where you…

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