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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.

Manchester’s One Big Summer Weekend kicks off the holiday season in...

Three festivals are coming together for the ultimate One Big Summer Weekend event later this month courtesy of Manchester’s Business Improvement District. The Manchester Picnic,...

Manchester’s historic water palace goes foodie for one day only

Sample the best of Manchester’s blossoming range of street food providers in the beautiful and fascinating setting of its most iconic historic sporting building. Once...

One of Manchester’s most magnificent buildings opens as a visitor attraction

A building widely considered to be one of Manchester’s most architecturally significant buildings has opened to the public as a visitor attraction. The magnificent Grade II...

Manchester’s got everything except a beach… but Salford is getting a...

A lido: an open air swimming pool where back in the 1950s and 1960s bathing belles  tottered around in their white one pieces and stilettos...

5 reasons for Mancunians to holiday at home this year

Manchester is, after London, the most visited city in England. The Lonely Planet Guide puts Manchester in the Top 20 places in the world...

Three to see this weekend: for anyone NOT going to Parklife

It’s that weekend. Parklife. Epicness in a party. Drunken antics. Frank Ocean headlining. The 1975. Hot pants and wellies. The lot.  You’ll probably get drenched,...

Mud, sweat and beers: our pick of the summer 2017 festivals...

Summer's here, in case you haven't noticed. You can tell it's summer because, although it's still chucking it down, it's a bit warmer. Summer means one thing....

Three to see this weekend: a talk on tour, a food...

We all know the place to be this weekend - The Emirates Old Trafford. Ariana is back in town with her One Love mega...

Manchester artists create stunning new exhibition in Happy Valley

Bollington is a pretty Cheshire market town about 18 miles south of Manchester, known to its residents as Happy Valley. It was once a hive of the...

Here’s something we prepared earlier: where to learn how to cook...

With our ever increasing workloads and social media commitments, many of us spend less and less time in the kitchen, finding it all too easy...

Summer is here and so is the new Man City Stadium...

With the home of the Blues undergoing some exciting developments during the end of season break, we’re delighted to introduce a Summer Tour at...

Award-winning chef to open glorious Manchester Gallery Café and nourish the...

Award-winning chef Mary-Ellen McTague is helping to develop a new and exciting concept for Manchester Art Gallery's café. The Gallery Café will be a space to...