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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.

50 Things to do in Manchester this Summer

Known for its rich industrial heritage and dynamic music scene, Manchester bursts into life in the summer. Whether you're looking to uncover hidden gems or explore the city's diverse attractions, Manchester offers a plethora of experiences to indulge in. From lush parks and scenic waterways to…

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Unmissable Music in Manchester: July 2024

From Stevie Nicks and Sound of the City to ground-breaking performances in offbeat venues including the Band on the Wall and Castle hotel, Manchester is the home of Unmissable Music. Check out our roundup of events coming up in July. 1. Stevie Nicks at Co-op Live The legendary singer, songwriter…

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Famous Bands from Greater Manchester

Manchester is home to some of the biggest artists, past and present, that the world has ever seen. With the city’s rich musical heritage and gig culture, the Greater Manchester region has seen the birth of musicians like the Bee Gees, Oasis, and Aitch. This is just a handful of the vibrant, talented…

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Alternative LGBTQ+ Manchester

Manchester’s Gay Village, annual Pride Festival and strong LGBTQ+ community have long been celebrated as a core part of the history, identity and culture of the city – and rightly so. Canal Street was the setting for groundbreaking, hit TV series Queer as Folk in the late 1990s, and the canal-side…

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Where to watch the Euros in Manchester

Gear Up for EURO24! The Best Spots to Catch the Matches in Manchester The beautiful game is coming home... well, almost! EURO24 is upon us, and Manchester is gearing up to be a haven for football fans. Whether you're a die-hard supporter or a casual viewer looking for a lively atmosphere, the city…

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Manchester’s LGBTQ+ History on Screen

Greater Manchester is often used as a filming location, so we’re getting very used to seeing the stunning cityscapes, charming period towns and spectacular countryside on our tv screens. Whether it’s the bright lights of Manchester City Centre, Stockport’s Market Hall or Bolton’s historic quarter…

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