1. Strap into this year’s Arenacross Tour at the AO Arena 

    Arenacross is a show like no other, a mixture of high-octane motocross racing and all-round family fun entertainment. The high-energy competition is coming to Manchester’s AO Arena on 6th January 2024. The show features reigning champions and fierce underdogs competing for the 2024 title and promises to keep everyone on the edge of their seats, screaming for more. Get your tickets here

  2. Golden Mummies of Egypt, Manchester Museum 

    Explore the rich history of Egyptian and Sudanese Golden Mummies, with an exhibition held at Manchester Museum that features over 100 objects and eight mummies. Presenting a rich perspective of beliefs about the afterlife during the Greek and Roman era of Egypt. Due to popular demand, this free exhibition has been extended into 2024. While the event is free, you may still need to book your slot to see these iconic pieces of history this week. Find more information here.

  3. Murder Mystery Night, East Lancs Railway 

    Looking for an evening filled with super sleuthing and problem-solving? East Lancs Railway is running their very own ‘who dunnit’ with sparkling drinks and a delicious three-course meal. During the 3-hour journey, figure out who committed the dastardly crime and solve the case! The Death at the Dons series launches January 3rd, with tickets starting at £89. Find more information here.

  4. Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, Lowry Theatre  

    The empowering pop musical is returning to Salford for 5 weeks over Christmas and into the new year. Based on the popular children's book by Suffragette relative Kate Pankhurst, join the heroine Jade as she meets the incredible wonder women including Frida Kahlo, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earheart and Emmeline Pankhurst to name a few. Explore some of history’s iconic women at the Lowry Theatre, with showings starting 2nd January – with tickets from £26.40. For more information, book here.

  5. Charity Super.Mkt, MediaCity 

    The UK’s first multi-charity pre-loved fashion store has announced it's extending its stay in Quayside until 24th January 2024. With all the proceeds going to several charities such as Age UK, All Aboard, Havens Hospice and many more, there's no better place to find those vintage treasures than Charity Super.Mkt. From the best band tees to desirable denim, you’re sure to find something no matter what your style. To plan your visit, get more information here.

Book Now: Visit Manchester Pass

Discover Manchester in its full form with the Visit Manchester Pass. Unlock exclusive access to top attractions, museums and tours while enjoying savings. Plan your perfect adventure with this all-in-one pass, designed to make visiting Manchester easier than ever. Attractions within the pass range from Chester Zoo, Coronation Street Experience, Sea Life to RHS Bridgewater. Don’t miss the best Manchester has to offer. Find more information here. 

New Opening: Stanleys, Stockport


Step back in time at Stockport’s newest bar by Little Underbank. Stanley’s is a Victorian-themed bar offering a vast range of beers, spirits and cocktails. With vintage interiors and cosy hideaway spots, Stanley’s promise of an intimate experience filled with old-time joy fits in well with the cobbled streets of Stockport. Even hosting a hidden cave at the back, which dates back over 100 years. Open from Wednesday to Sunday and located on Little Underbank.

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