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  1. What's New in Greater Manchester 2019
    Find out what's happening this year in Greater Manchester, from events, to new bars, restaurants and hotels.
  2. Chinese New Year
    Celebrate Chinese New Year with a weekend packed full of fun and fortune on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February. Featuring: thousands of red lanterns, food, fireworks, a funfair and the legendary Dragon Parade. Plus traditional lion dancing, martial arts and crafts, red envelope giveaways and VIP shopping events.
  3. The Book of Mormon 2018. Photo credit Johan Persson
    The world wide hist musical comedy The Book of Mormon is coming to Manchester! Find out dates and book your tickets here.
    1. 6 Jun 201913 Jul 2019
  4. January food offers and discounts in Manchester
    All of the best food and drink offers and discounts in Manchester this January.
  5. Sightseeing Manchester Tour Bus
    Discover Manchester with a 90 minute bus tour. The 15 stop hop-on hop-off tour takes you to Manchester’s key sights and runs every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Years Day.
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    3. 14 Apr 201831 Mar 2019
  6. 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.
  7. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre

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  1. Things To See & Do in Manchester
    From events and attractions to museums and galleries, find things to do in Manchester
  2. Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket Club is a world- class sporting venue. With over 150 years of history the Club is one of the most sought after venues for international cricket and has witnessed some of the sport’s most iconic moments. 2019 will be another huge year for the Club with Emirates Old Trafford set to host some of the biggest global fixtures in the cricketing calendar.
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  3. The UK’s largest indoor play centre.
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  4. The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays
    A spectacular home to entertainment and the arts.
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  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. There’s always something new at Chester Zoo. And this year they’ve celebrated the BIGGEST baby boom on record, so go and see the new arrivals for yourself this October half term!
    1. 19 Oct 201828 Oct 2018
  7. Chinese New Year
    Celebrate Chinese New Year with a weekend packed full of fun and fortune on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February. Featuring: thousands of red lanterns, food, fireworks, a funfair and the legendary Dragon Parade. Plus traditional lion dancing, martial arts and crafts, red envelope giveaways and VIP shopping events.
  8. Stephenson's Rocket will return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years. Designed by Robert Stephenson, Rocket's win proved once and for all that locomotives were better at pulling trains along the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. This technology was extended across the entire railway network, paving the way for the modern rail network This is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to see an iconic symbol return return to the site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway
    1. 25 Sep 201828 Apr 2019
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  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. The Lowry Hotel is a five-star contemporary hotel where Salford meets Manchester on the banks of the River Irwell.
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  11. Opposite Piccadilly Train Station and host to the critically acclaimed City Café restaurant.
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  12. Shopping in Manchester
    Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
  13. 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. Harvey Nichols
    Boasting the crème de la crème of what’s hot in fashion, food and beauty.
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  16. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  17. Arts and Culture in Manchester
    From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
  18. Theatre in Manchester
    Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
  19. The Book of Mormon 2018. Photo credit Johan Persson
    The world wide hist musical comedy The Book of Mormon is coming to Manchester! Find out dates and book your tickets here.
    1. 6 Jun 201913 Jul 2019
  20. Written by award winning writer Tim Firth, The Band is a beautiful story for anyone who grew up with a boyband and how those songs became the soundtrack to their lives.
    1. 16 Jan 201926 Jan 2019
  21. After nearly ten years since the last UK tour sold out within days, Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES
    1. 19 Feb 201930 Mar 2019
  22. 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.
  23. Enjoy a day trip to Chester, one of the UK’s most popular city destinations with cobbled streets, hidden cellars and quirky lanes to discover.
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  24. 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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  25. This tour gives you a day in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District National Park, from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see the villages, historic locations and scenery associated with this stunning National Park.
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