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Manchester is famous for its rainy days which is probably why there’s so much to do to keep the kids entertained. We’ve got the world's biggest and best football museum, the UK’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope, and one of the largest trampoline arenas in Europe. And there’s four floors of displays and exhibitions at the Manchester Museum including Egyptian mummies and the skeleton of Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Tricks, treats, lotions and potions: celebrate all things ghoulish and ghastly...

Fright night makeovers, a wizard’s bar and thousands of tricks and treats are set to make this Halloween the scariest yet at intu Trafford...

Fancy a team challenge for the whole family? Try Breakout Manchester

Let’s be honest. Manchester isn’t exactly known for its summer weather. The summer's nearly over and we’ve had about two days of sun. Sorry...

UK’s first life-size Foosball set to pitch up at National Football...

Excited about the return of the footy? No matter whether you’re a red or a blue, it’s time to dust off those boots and...

Eat like a pro at Cafe Football at the National Football...

Human beings can survive for three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. A less well known fact is that most...

Sixty years of cutting edge science: Jodrell Bank celebrates Diamond Jubilee

The pioneering Lovell Telescope, towering almost 300ft above the Cheshire plain near the village of Goostrey, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a programme...

Wow! Greater Manchester’s top ten visitor attractions revealed

You may be thinking of getting away from Manchester for a holiday – but millions of people are actually doing the opposite. You've probably...

One of the UK’s biggest adventure golf courses coming to Trafford...

Work has started on DinoFalls, an adventure golf course set in an incredible 5000 sq metre Jurassic Park-style setting next to the M60 at...

World’s smallest ice cream van comes to intu Trafford Centre

If there's one thing we want to eat when the sun comes out, it's ice cream. While Manchester isn’t exactly known for its beachy...

This year’s MCM Manchester Comic Con is set to be the...

If you see Marvel characters on the metro or Batman on the bus this weekend, don’t worry. You’re not hallucinating. Probably. Because Manchester is being...

Sightseeing: check out these magnificent Manchester tours and day trips

Whether you’re looking for spontaneous Manchester tours or just a break from the stresses of the 9-5, there’s a lot to be said for...

14 smashing summer holiday activities in Manchester for the whole family

School’s out for summer, as Alice Cooper once said.  That means six weeks to, ahem, enjoy with the kids. If you're worried about running...

Olympic cyclists get big Manchester traffic-free bike ride off to a...

It's a sunny Sunday in the city centre and it's oddly quiet. Eerily so. The birds are singing and the trams are rattling in...