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10 reasons why Gordo won’t be visiting Manchester's Christmas Markets

Confidential’s increasingly irritable publisher gets very grouchy this time of year. Here’s why…

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MIF 2019 - Yoko Ono, Idris Alba and Skepta are first names announced

Manchester International Festival (4-21 July) will open with thousands of bell ringers

2018 10 26 Monster 35 Dale Street

Did you see Manchester's giant inflatable monsters?

Seven big and bold beasties colonised the city’s rooftops

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Manchester's cultural renaissance: 'we've come a long way, but the job's not over yet'

Can art really transform a city for the better? David Blake talks to Manchester Art...

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The Manchester Literature Boom: 'everyone's a writer now'

Danny Moran reports on the lit scene's rude health ahead of this year's MLF (6-2...

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A Kingdom of Gin is coming to Manchester: Let the fun beGIN

Brace yourselves for four hour tasting sessions and the chance to make your own bottle

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MFDF 2018 is here - this is what you need to know

The city's biggest food and drink celebration returns from the 27th Sept to 8th Oct

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100 photos which sum up Manchester Pride 2018

From the big parade to the main stage - we've picked our favourites shots from...

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Pride 2018 - what to do, eat, drink and see this weekend

It's back - and we've got the best bits

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Anything but pedestrian - Pride's LGBT traffic lights revealed

Gender symbols replace green man in new pedestrian lights, specially designed for this weekend’s festival...

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The Fantastical Chocolate Festival is coming to Manchester

Cascading fountains, melting fondues, giant chocolate eggs and bubble waffles

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Festival of Manchester - new one-day event is 'for the people, by the people'

Launching on 1 September in Platt Fields Park, the event promises ‘a fling of fun...

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10 things we learned about Festa Italiana (by going to Naples)

Pizza is everything, gelato will no longer give you typhoid, and not all Limoncello tastes...

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Gin festival to take over Upper Campfield Market Hall

MFDF and the Gin Lounge will transform the iconic Victorian building into a ‘gin-dom’ this...

Manchester Beer Week

The pursuit of hoppiness - Top 10 Manchester Beer Week events

What has got Neil Sowerby frothing at the mouth this year?

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10 of the best family things to do around Manchester this summer

From a Wizard Academy to a Silent Island Disco - this lot will keep 'em...

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From bears to boggarts: 70 photos from Manchester Day 2018

Tens of thousands of people gathered to watch Sunday’s parade, headlined by a giant polar...

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One for the bambini - Festa Italiana announces mini summer kids festival

The Italian food festival (13-15 July) has teamed up with Play Factore to keep the...

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