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Cycling in and Around Manchester: Top 5 Routes

There’s little doubt that Manchester is among the most exhilarating places to visit in the UK, as an energetic city bursting with history, culture and unforgettable character. From independent businesses to world-famous sports stadiums, this iconic city is full of personality and offers something…

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The Big Drive Manchester

Add Your Favourite Songs to Welcome Students to our Amazing City Manchester has long been the UK’s music hub and now’s your chance to show off your favourite artists. Unite Students has created a playlist to showcase the amazing talent in our city, as a way of welcoming new students moving to the…

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The Oakfield - at the heart of Chester Zoo!

Restoration and expansion of Chester Zoo's founder historic family home. In July 2018 the zoo opened the doors to this beautiful building following a £3m refurbishment, restoration and expansion of Chester Zoo founder, George Mottershead’s historic family home. They’ll be serving freshly prepared…

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Your best Manchester skyline photos

Ahead of the upcoming Owen Street development reachy heady, take-over-the-tower heights, we’re celebrating the ‘once was’ of the Beetham-dominated Manchester skyline with a collection of YOUR fantastic photos! A post shared by Selina Weldon (@selinakelly) on Aug 20, 2018 at 1:12pm PDT…

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Meet Manchester Gothic Arts Group

Dabbling in the dark arts could be seen as particularly Gothic, and Manchester Gothic Arts Group do just that – literally. Typically referred to as M:GAG, this collective was formed in 2005 with the aims of exploring the Gothic, a range of media and encouraging artistic and spiritual expression…

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