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  1. What's on at the Opera House and Palace Theatre
    A list of events, shows and theatre productions taking place at the Palace Theatre and Manchester Opera House. From musicals to plays and a host of family entertainment.
  2. Explore Trafford
    Home of Manchester United Football Club and Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Trafford is widely held as an international sporting destination, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
  3. Postman Pat: Welcome to Greendale

    Our top tips for making the most of the week ahead, with brilliant things to do across the whole of Greater Manchester… For even more ideas, visit our  What’s On  page. 1. Orbit theatre festiva..

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  4. 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
  5. City Breaks in Manchester
    Explore Manchester with a city break and discover hidden treasures, intriguing history, fantastic food, and spectacular architecture.
  6. I'm A Celebrity Jungle Challenge, Manchester, sign
    An epic adventure awaits as TV favourite, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, brings the ultimate jungle encounter to Manchester with the £multi-million I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge.
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  1. Things To Do in Manchester
    Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester and we've got them all listed here
  2. Manchester River Cruises run regular sightseeing trips from Salford Quays on board the dutch built 'Princess Katherine. The ultimate way to enjoy the historic Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell.
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  3. The Printworks is a buzzing, entertainment complex located in the heart of Manchester.
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  4. Gorton Monastery via http://www.flickr.com/photos/
    Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Edward Pugin’s architectural masterpiece.
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  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Use Hearing Protection Exhibition
    Celebrate Manchester's place at the heart of Britain's music and creative industries with our new exhibition dedicated to one of the city's most influential record labels.
    1. 19 Jun 20213 Jan 2022
  7. Van Gogh Alive Exhibition
    Venture into the legendary artist’s world with a beautifully curated, stunningly detailed, immersive experience hosted within a spectacular 17,500ft2  purpose-built venue in MediaCityUK, Salford
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  8. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  9. INNSiDE Manchester stands in a stunning building in the vibrant First Street development. Its privileged location allows easy access to Manchester’s transport links, with access to both national rail stations and Manchester Airport. Located minutes from Manchester’s museum and shopping districts, INNSiDE Manchester offers the perfect place for both business and leisure travellers.
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  10. Grade II listed Edwardian building exuding elegance and style.
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  11. The Hilton Garden Inn hotel is on-site at Emirates Old Trafford, home to Lancashire Cricket Club and offers the best value accommodation for leisure in Manchester and the surrounding areas.
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  12. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  13. Inside Manchester Arndale
    The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
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  14. intu Trafford Centre
    Manchester's shopping and entertainment complex.
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  15. Selfridges in Exchange Square
    Selfridges Exchange Square is located in the heart of the city and a luxury shopping experience, home to the most sought-after and exclusive designer brands in the world
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  16. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  17. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
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  18. Showcasing all its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, The Corn Exchange is home to a mouthwatering mix of new restaurants in Manchester that offer a fusion of flavours from around the globe.
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  19. Arts and Culture in Manchester
    From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
  20. Theatre in Manchester
    Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
  21. Moscow City Ballet presents Swan Lake
    Moscow City Ballet returns with the stunning Swan Lake, presented in classic Russian style with a full orchestra.
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  22. Aladdin
    Aladdin will feature a lamp-load of comedy, jaw-dropping special effects, sensational song and dance and plenty of boos and hisses the whole family will enjoy.
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  23. The Book of Mormon 2018. Photo credit Johan Persson
    This outrageous musical comedy from the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Bobby Lopez, co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries.
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  24. Day Trips and Excursions from Manchester
    Find coach, rail and self-guided day trips and excursions from Manchester to Chester, The Lakes, York and more.
  25. An award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.
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  26. Enjoy a trip to Chatsworth, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park. There are 30 spectacular rooms to explore in the main house, and a 105-acre garden famous for its water features, sculptures and maze.
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  27. An award-winning full day Yorkshire Adventure tour from Manchester.
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  1. A Northern Rail train
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  2. Avanti West Coast Train
    Avanti West Coast run the fastest trains out of London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly, with the journey taking just over two hours. Frequent services mean you can reach Manchester safely and in next to no time with a choice of Standard, Standard Premium or First Class travel.
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