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Have a Jolly Christmas in Manchester

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and there is no better way to experience festive cheer than with a visit to Manchester. Whether you’re visiting the city for a day, or looking to make a weekend of it, Emirates Old Trafford has got you covered. The on-site Hilton Garden Inn offers the perfect setting…

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Encountering Corpses IV - An Overview

- By Emily Oldfield A thought-provoking day-long event delving into the ethics of dealing with corpses, confronting death and considering the implications of technology on the process took place at Manchester Metropolitan University’s No 70 Oxford Street on the 10th November: Encountering Corpses…

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Manchester's New Years Eve Nightlife Events

New Years Eve is still the biggest party of the year. Almost three quarters of under 35s say it’s their favourite night of the year and over half say they prefer it to Christmas. With that in mind, let’s turn our attention to Manchester – the greatest City of them all! Why should you spend New Year…

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Christmas Carol services in Manchester this December

Henshaw Carols by Candlelight Service at Manchester Cathedral From lunch time services and Christmas Eve sing-alongs, to charitable services and large-scale classical music recitals, get yourself in the festive spirit this holiday season with the best Christmas carolling Manchester has to offer…

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Salford Quays Celebrates 18 Years

Salford Quays: the home of MediaCityUK will host a season of festive fun for all to enjoy this November and December. Celebrating 18 Years In The Making, Greater Manchester's contemporary waterfront destination will be awash with festive events, merry markets, entertaining shows and illuminating art…

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Plans for the unveiling of Emmeline Pankhurst statue

On Friday 14 December 2018, exactly one hundred years since the first women in the UK voted in a General Election, a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled in her home city of Manchester. This will be the climax to a year in which the city began by marking the centenary of the first women…

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