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Where to watch football this summer in Manchester

In a historic moment for Manchester’s sporting legacy, this year’s FA Cup final will see both Manchester teams will come head-to-head for the second time ever. Set to take place on Saturday 25 May at Wembley, 2024 marks the second major cup final contested between the two clubs. The game will kick…

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Where to enjoy Manchester Green Space this Spring

You don't have to go far to experience nature this spring, there are plenty of blossoming trees and flower filled parks to discover on your doorstep in Greater Manchester – and lots of ways for you and your friends of family to get outside to enjoy the better weather. From learning at the RHS Urban…

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Unmissable Music in Manchester: May 2024

1. Girls Aloud at AO Arena For 3 days (23, 24 and 25 May) the 2000s pop superstars Girls Aloud return to Manchester for their 2024 tour. Hosted at AO Arena, this string of shows will be the first time they’ve toured in over 10 years and the first time they’ve toured as a four piece. Expect their…

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The Ultimate Guide to Attending Events at Co-op Live

To make your life easier, we have pulled together the ultimate guide of ‘everything you need to know’ when attending events at Co-op Live. From getting to and from the venue, to where to stay and eat nearby, to what other things you can get stuck into across the city. Co-op Live: Setting a New…

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