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Summer in Manchester

Summer in Manchester

One Big Summer Weekend

  1. A country park offering families a fun-packed day in the countryside with two fantastic play areas set among 40 hectares of woodlands, meadows, waterways and a lake with fishing platforms.
  2. The Manchester Food and Drink Festival is a nationally acclaimed event as is the UK's largest urban food and drink festival that for 2017 is celebrating it's astonishing 20th anniversary.
    1. 28 Sep 20179 Oct 2017
  3. Rochdale Pioneers Museum.
    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.
    1. 1 Jun 201431 Dec 2014
    2. 1 Jun 201531 Dec 2015
    3. 1 Jun 201631 Dec 2016
    4. 1 Jun 201731 Dec 2017
  4. Hall i th Wood
    This Grade 1, 16th century half-timbered hall is one of the north-west’s most important buildings. Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn more about the life and work of Samuel Crompton.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

Summer in Manchester

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  1. What's On This Summer
    From Jazz Festivals to Spanish weekends, there's plenty to do in Manchester this summer.
  2. Head For The Hills is an award winning small festival featuring over fifty amazing artists and musicians including international acts, emerging UK talent and local heroes.
    1. 15 Sep 201717 Sep 2017
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  3. Step onto the magic carpet and soar into the fantastical world of David Bintley’s Aladdin, with music by BAFTA award-winning Carl Davis and vibrant designs from Dick Bird.
    1. 20 Sep 201723 Sep 2017
  4. Fresh from representing Hong Kong at the Venice Biennale, brilliant young artist Samson Young premieres a major new work at MIF17.
    1. 30 Jun 20174 Jul 2017
    2. 7 Jul 201729 Oct 2017
  5. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  6. Nutters Restaurant.
    Nutters Restaurant is housed in the lavish grounds of an 18th century manor house, 6 ½ acres of groomed parkland with spectacular views.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 200831 Dec 2020
  7. Slattery Patissier & Chocolatier
    Award winning patisserie, chocolatier and cafe where you can watch the team create and decorate hand made chocolates and stunning intricate wedding cakes. Slattery also offers an onsite cookery school. Open 6 days a week Mon-Sat
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  8. Offering the best bits from todays catch, harvest and slaughter
  9. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  10. Lowry Outlet Mall
    Manchester's only outlet mall with 85 stores on two floors, with up to 60% off designer shopping all year round.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 20101 Jan 2012
    3. 1 Jan 20111 Jan 2013
    4. 1 Jan 20121 Jan 2014
    5. 1 Jan 20131 Jan 2015
    6. 1 Jan 20141 Jan 2016
    7. 1 Jan 20151 Jan 2017
    8. 1 Jan 20161 Jan 2018
  11. intu Trafford Centre
    Manchester's shopping and entertainment complex.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  12. Greater Manchester has many farmers markets selling food grown, reared and produced throughout the region. Have a look at our list to find out what's on.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  13. Sporting activities in Manchester
    From world-class football clubs to black pudding-throwing, there's always something to see and do for the sports enthusiast in Manchester
  14. Manchester United Football Club
    Go behind the scenes at Old Trafford.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
  15. National Football Museum
    Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  16. Discover our History. Experience our Future.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  17. Entertainment in Manchester
    Manchester has an array of nightlife, festivals, and entertainment venues to keep you always coming back for more
  18. Canal Street with lots of people
    Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day and night.
    1. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2010
    2. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    3. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    4. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    5. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    6. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    7. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    8. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  19. The Pizza & Prosecco Festival will land in Manchester on 16th September at Bowlers Exhibition Centre.
    1. 16 Sep 2017
  20. This annual competition which dates back to the 1980s sees Black Puddings hurtled at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a 20ft high plinth.
    1. 10 Sep 2017
  21. Arts & Culture
    From architecture to music, Manchester's culture is notorious throughout the UK
  22. Bolton Museum
    This hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  23. The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays
    A spectacular home to entertainment and the arts.
    1. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    2. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    3. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    4. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    5. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  24. Portland Basin Museum
    In the attractive, waterside setting of Portland Basin, the newly refurbished Heritage centre celebrates the people, events and industries, which have shaped the history of Tameside over the past two hundred years.
    1. 1 Jan 200931 Dec 2009
    2. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2010
    3. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    4. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    5. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    6. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    7. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    8. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    9. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  25. Heritage & History in Manchester
    Find the true history of how Manchester transformed from the UK's greatest industrial region to the thriving city it is today
  26. Hat Works
    Hat Works is the UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  27. Discover people and places of Wigan borough, past and present. Exhibitions, events and family history at your finger tips.
  28. A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2017
  29. Family Friendly things to do in Manchester
    With a number of free museums in the city, and an array of things to do across the region, there's always a family friendly option to keep the little ones happy
  30. The UK’s largest indoor play centre.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  31. White Llama
    Higher Oxhey Farm in Denshaw is home to Saddleworth Llama Trekking Centre and Animal Farm. On the farm you’ll find rare breed chickens, pigs, Herdwick sheep and more. Take a trek and you’ll be walking side by side with Llamas over Saddleworth Moor.
  32. Redhouse Farm Maize Maze
    The Red House Farm annual Maize Maze event is one of the must-visit summer attractions in the North West.
    1. 1 Jul 201230 Sep 2012
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  33. Countryside
    Manchester is home to a number of wonderful waterways, walks, and country parks that will take your breath away
  34. Sailing at Dove Stone Reservoir
    Situated on the edge of Oldham and the Peak District National Park, Dove Stone Reservoir is a spectacular area popular with visitors and for family days out. A picturesque spot, with a sailing club, gentle walks and and links to the moorland beyond.
    1. 1 Jan 200931 Dec 2100
  35. Rivington Pike and its tower located on the West Pennine Moors can be seen from miles around. It is 361m (1,200ft) above sea level and offers spectacular views.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  36. Explore and enjoy the stunning parkland, woodland and plantations at Haigh Hall at Country Park.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  37. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  38. Radisson Blu Edwardian
    A monumental listed frontage combined with powerful new landmark architecture. Opposite Bridgewater Hall, contemporary classic interior design is celebrated in 263 superb rooms.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 200831 Dec 2008
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    5. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2010
    6. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    7. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    8. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
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    10. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
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    12. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  39. A luxury five star contemporary hotel overlooking the River Irwell.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
  40. The Principal Hotel Manchester
    A Grade II building recently added 18 new contemporary bedrooms taking the hotel up to 275 bedrooms.
    1. 1 Jan 201031 Dec 2012
    2. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2013
    3. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2014
    4. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2015
    5. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2016
    6. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2017

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