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Chill Factore's Snow Park given a Cool Revamp

Chill Factor e has put its old Snow Park on ice and given it a fantastic makeover. The revamped Snow Park, which is now officially open has been transformed to offer even more family fun. The Snow Park offers family members young and old a chance to play in the snow together and with the British…

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Top 5 Walks in Wigan

Wigan Pier to Arley Hall This is a canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage. Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier, the trail takes you along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and up Wigan’s famous flight of 23 locks to Top Lock. Then on through the wonderful and picturesque Haigh Plantations on…

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Top 5 Walks in Tameside

Portland Basin At the junction of the Peak Forest Canal, the Ashton Canal and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is Portland Basin. The Portland Basin Museum is housed in the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse, and features exhibitions on local life and history. From here, you can enjoy…

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Jackie Kay’s Red Dust Road to HOME

Poet and author Jackie Kay’s acclaimed autobiography, Red Dust Road, will be brought to life on stage at Manchester’s HOME arts centre in September. Marketing Manchester’s Manchester Content Curator Simon Donohue spoke to the Scottish national poet about the play. Photo credit: Denise Else With a…

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