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2020 08 11 New Openings Viadux

Six new openings for eating and drinking in Greater Manchester

Pies, pizzas and pop ups prevail as the new crew keep on coming

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Manchester and Liverpool Mayors fight for fair pay for self-isolators

The pair rejoin TUC to launch Time Out To Help Out, demanding full pay not...

2019 09 04 Lightopia 3

Lightopia lantern and light festival to return to Heaton Park

The visual wonderland is back from November, with COVID measures and new creations aplenty

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2020 08 10 Elbow

Elbow and Everything Everything announced for special fundraising gig series

‘Passport: Back to Our Roots’ will see big bands play small venues in Manchester and...

2020 08 08 Pieminister Review Exterior

'There aren’t many days when a great pie isn’t welcome' - Pieminister, Deansgate, reviewed

The pies have it for Gordo at the newest branch on Deansgate

2020 08 06 Mayfield Park

City centre park gets £23m

Jonathan Schofield salutes a wonderful scheme for Manchester

2020 08 07 Beer Gardens Woodstock

Manchester's top ten secret beery sun spots

Jake Ogden shows you his favourite lesser known beer gardens

2020 08 06 Mfdf Jody Hartley

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2020 is going ahead

Dates confirmed, new sponsor and COVID-safe format revealed for Manchester’s favourite epicurean event

2020 08 02 Fnd News New Weekend Brunch Ducie Street Warehouse

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (3-9 August)

Our weekly round up of stories you might have missed from around town

2020 07 15 Cadar Chimney Cakes

Think you know your brioche from your baklava? What about chimney cakes?

The next confectionary craze is on its way. Get yours from Cadar Chimney Cakes

Roxy Ball Room Manchester Uv Ping Pong Beer Pong

Booze and ball games are back on the menu when Roxy Ball Room reopens in August

What will you play first?

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2020 08 05 Ottomen Review Mezze

Lockdown review - The Ottömen vegetarian mezze

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

20 08 02 Rosa Skewers

'Pleasant and easy-going' - Rosa's Thai Cafe, Deansgate, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield wonders about the future of 'decent' chains such as this

2020 07 23 Peck And Yard Exterior

Peck and Yard, Pan Asian Chicken Shack on Deliveroo, reviewed

Gordo reckons this under-rated gaff is clucking great

2020 07 20 Honest At Home Kits

Lockdown review – 'Honest at Home' burger kits

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 07 13 Pho Cue Exterior

'Unpretentious and as fresh as a daisy' - Pho Cue, Chinatown, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield enjoys big bowls, fiery buns and revelatory rolls

2020 06 26 Dishoom Bacon Naan Roll Kit Charlie Mc Kay2 Copy

Lockdown review - Dishoom bacon naan

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 07 06 Hawksmoor At Home Kit

Lockdown review – Hawksmoor at Home

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 06 24 Lockdown Review Adam Reid Full Package

Lockdown review - Adam Reid's Great British Menu

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

Best of
MCR

2020 06 25 Pan African Photo

75 years on: The Manchester Congress that changed Africa

Jonathan Schofield on a lovely building unveiled with a hugely relevant history

Northern Carnival Against The Nazis Jul 15 1978 Credit Phil Ramsell

Rock Against Racism Northern Carnival: The protest that made music history

40,000 people attended the 1978 rally and concert, featuring bands like Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse

2020 05 07 Raffles 1970S Jetset

Manchester's craziest food critic

Jonathan Schofield and one of Manchester's most extraordinary 'characters'

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Bovril on draft and topless barmaids: What Manchester pubs were like in 1975

Jonathan Schofield is given a pub and bar guide from the past and doesn't want...

2020 05 28 Archi 3 Assize

The story of Manchester architecture: Part three 1850-1894

Jonathan Schofield and the battle of the styles

Manchester 1980S Manchester Victoria 1982

This is Manchester: 70 photos from the 1980s

Rotters, catwalks and Arndale roof living - a pictorial snapshot of Greater Manchester in the...

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This is Manchester: 60 photos from the 1990s

The IRA bomb, the Hacienda and the birth of Metrolink - a pictorial snapshot of...

2020 02 21 Wine Bars Wine Wallop Didsbury

The best independent wine shops in Greater Manchester (and worth a little trip) - part two

This time we explore places with a bigger focus on drinking in

Travel

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Tuk tuks, tiles and gastronomy galore - An Iberian Escape to Portugal

Vicky Smith finds quirky experiences, local insights and top lodgings with a special local company

2020 05 10 St Ives Seafront

The Sail Lofts in St Ives are a Cornish sea dream

Neil Sowerby battens down the hatches in a luxury dog-friendly coastal bolthole

2020 04 18 Homewood Outside

A Staycation in Bath - Homewood bound for dog-friendly country house charm

A boutique base for the Roman city, but Neil Sowerby discovers much more

200104 Our Body Holiday View

Spice up your life with a rum ramble around St Lucia

Mud baths, cocoa plantations, peg leg pirates and 160 proof rum

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