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An Inflatable Monster From Halloween In The Ctiy 2019

Cheap things to Do in Manchester for October Half Term

Football, fairytales and fright-fests - our pick of free or low-cost activities for this half...

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'A cast of alpine stars' - The Spärrows, Red Bank, reviewed

Kelly Bishop finds shelter and sustenance at this Red Bank bolthole

A Platter Of Roast Turkey Potatoes Pigs In Blankets And Xmas Verg From The Refuge Christmas Menu Surrounded By Colourful Baubles In A Modern Table Setting

Oh, yay! The Refuge Christmas Carol returns to Manchester

Mouthy town criers, yule dogs and Crimbo choirs

Latest Manchester
stories

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Andy Burnham on Manchester's climate goals - 'I see this as an economic opportunity for us'

Ahead of COP26, the Mayor of Greater Manchester talks levelling up, retrofitting and climate commitments

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Heart & Parcel announce details of second cookbook

The food and language social project has also announced autumn cookalongs

A Man Holds A Child Aloft In Front Of Gaia Huge Earth Exhibit Coming To Rochdale Manchester

Gigantic planet earth installation Gaia comes to Rochdale

Series of environmental events in Rochdale also includes a food science show

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Trees preserved: wow, a city centre residents' campaign actually wins

Jonathan Schofield on welcome news about London planes but what about Manchester poplars?

Interior Of Pot Kettle Black Barton Arcade Deansgate 2

13 of Manchester's best unconventional breakfasts

Over eggs over easy? Adventure further afield than a full English with our top breakfasts

Inside The Cafe At Rhs Bridgewater

'Hearty, homemade and skilful' - RHS Bridgewater Cafe, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield cycles to food with a strong northern accent

A Things Palace Honest Crust Pizza Collaboration Is Coming To Mackie Mayor In Manchester With A Korean Inspired Pizza Credit Andy Hatton

Honest Crust and Things Palace team up for Mackie Mayor pizza

Korean-inspired octopus hotdog pizza will be available for one week only

2021 08 26 Lifestyle Gym Floor

Lifestyle Fitness in partnership with V1BE is opening a new location in September

Join now and pay just £10 for your first month with no joining fee

Manchester restaurant
reviews

Sixes Cricket Bar Corn Exchange Exterior View

'Raises eyebrows around the table' - Sixes, Corn Exchange, reviewed

Sophie Rahnema is bowled over by a brisket volcano at this cricket themed bar

Halle St Peters Completes Cutting Room Square In Ancoats

'Calm elegance' - Café Cotton, Hallé St Peters, Ancoats, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield finds material benefit at Café Cotton

The Front Of Gladstone Barber And Bistro In Stalybridge Which Serves Up Palestinian Food

‘Run down towns need places like this’ Gladstone Barber & Bistro, Stalybridge, reviewed

Davey Brett goes for a trim and Palestinian taboon roll in Stalybridge

Exterior Of The Moor British Fine Dining In Heaton Moor Near Stockport

'Divinely dark and meaty' - The Moor, Heaton Moor, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson muses on the hobbies of retired dairy cows

Haunt Mcr Review Mount Street Manchester 9

'Is this the best mixed platter around?' - Haunt, Peter Street, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield takes it easy in a comfortable venue with a strange moniker

Panoramic 34 Liverpool Sky Restaurant Best Views Chalk Farm Trout

‘This young chef is out to make an impression’ - Panoramic 34, reviewed

Gordo has one word for Liverpool's tallest restaurant - spectacular

Fat Hippo Manchester Exterior Shot

'The burger became the slut' - Fat Hippo Great Northern, reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson is looking for a burger that ticks all the boxes

The Front Exterior Of Jimmys Killer Prawns On Liverpool Road In Manchester

‘The sides don’t work, they just make it worse’ - Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, reviewed

But does Davey Brett hope to see a prawn again?

Things to do
in Manchester

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Lightopia back at Heaton Park with new Christmas Fantasy theme

Mancs can trip the light fantastic for the third year running in 2021

Spinningfields In Manchester With Added Monsters As Part Of Halloween In The City Which Will See Special Events And Walks For Families Across Manchester City Centre

Things to do in Manchester for Halloween 2021

Natasha Bedingfield, festivals and spooky theatre

Manchester Animation Festival 2021 Held Online And At Home Will Feature An Event Called Sculpt With Jim

Manchester Animation Festival 2021 line up announced

Hybrid programme includes screenings, masterclasses and studio talks

Little Amal A Giant Puppet Of A Syrian Refugee Girl Will Be Coming To Manchester As Part Of The Finale Of The The Walk International Public Art Project

MIF21: Little Amal set to arrive in Manchester for finale of The Walk

8000km journey of refugee puppet will cap off the MIF21 programme

Xmas in
Manchester

Escape To Freight Island Winter Island Xmas Market At Night

Snowball fight! Freight takes on Xmas markets with Winter Island

Which Manchester crimbo market will you head for this year?

The Christmas Markets At Manchesters Piccadilly Gardens Which Are The Biggest Of Their Kind In The Uk

Christmas Markets to return for 2021 with Winter Wonderland

Councillor Pat Karney officially lays down the gauntlet for Gordo

All The Trimmings Xmas Potato Stuffing And Cranberry Cocktail With Smoke And A Sprig Of Rosemary From The Alchemist Manchester

The Alchemist launches Christmas dinner flavoured cocktail

All The Trimmings cocktail tastes of potato, stuffing and cranberry

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The key to buying a home in one of Manchester’s most exciting new developments?

JLL – Get in touch and you could be picking up the keys to your...

Travel

The Picturesque Front Door Of The Coach And Horses In Bolton By Bowland In The Lancashire Countryside

Dogs and well-behaved owners welcome at Coach and Horses, Bolton by Bowland

Neil Sowerby and his chihuahua, Captain Smidge, go Bowland-ing

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Arthur the tin can: luxury trailer break 15 miles from Manchester

Jonathan Schofield finds a luxury trailer and a grand walk at Edenfield

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Ale trails: The best pub walks in The Lake District (Part two)

More of the most picturesque pub walks in The Lakes - plus GPX files, distances...

The Sun Shining Through The Trees At Loughrigg Tarn

Ale trails: The best pub walks in The Lake District (Part one)

Simon Richardson talks you through his favourite walks with pubs attached, GPX files included!