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Launch date announced for The Ivy Spinningfields

The team behind the hotly anticipated Ivy Spinningfields restaurant have revealed some exciting details for the new venue, including their official launch date - 27 November. Said to be the largest restaurant to open in the UK in 2018, the site will have space for approximately 535 covers over four…

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Christmas Lights Switch-On in Greater Manchester

Rochdale Festive Market & Christmas Lights Switch-On Get your big coat on and head down to these locations in Greater Manchester for the festive celebration of the Christmas lights switch-on! Manchester Christmas Light Switch-On The Manchester Christmas Light Switch On returns to Albert Square on…

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Review: Mike Leigh's Peterloo

By Simon Donohue Image credit: Simon Mein A battle weary and bewildered British soldier makes his way home from the fields of Belgium, where Napoleon’s forces have finally been defeated by Wellington’s men at Waterloo. Drunk through sheer exhaustion and all he has seen, Joseph collapses into his…

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Coronation Street Tours Return For 2019

Coronation Street The Tour will return for another year to take you on a trip down the nation’s most famous street and discover the hidden world that lies behind the camera lens. Following a stellar opening season, tickets have now been released for select Saturdays in early 2019, giving you a…

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