Christmas Markets and Festive Events in Manchester 2016

With one of Europe’s biggest Christmas Markets, top entertainment and events galore, Christmas in Manchester is already shaping up to be full of choice and good cheer in 2016. So what’s on around the city? Here are some of the city’s main events...

Unmissable Autumn Events in Manchester 2016

What has several thousand legs, a few pairs of Lederhosen and enough delicious food and drink to make the whole of Lancashire giddy for a week? The simple answer is Autumn in Manchester! With cultural and culinary events galore, October and November...

10 Reasons We Love Living in Manchester City Centre

For all the hustle and bustle of life in the big city, there is no place we would rather be than central Manchester. Is there anywhere else in the entire UK with so much culture, cuisine and excitement in one city hub? Here are just some of the reasons...

The Best Manchester Guided Tours

There is no better way to find a city’s more fascinating facets than in the company of passionate, knowledgeable locals. From official tours to a whole host of alternative walking, talking guided sessions, you are spoiled for choice in Manchester...

Summer Music Festivals in Manchester 2016

From rock to reggae, club nights to classical concerts, music fans are already eagerly anticipating a superb looking 2016 calendar of summer festivals in Manchester. The action starts right in the city centre for Sounds of the City, with some...

Manchester Parks & Quiet Places in the City

As exciting as it is to be in the middle of a buzzing city, there is a time when residents and visitors alike need a timeout. From sublime picnic spots to elegant Manchester parks, here are some of our favourite places to take a breather in the big...

Manchester City Centre Guide (Part Three): Shopping

When it comes to visiting Manchester, no trip would be complete without browsing the amazing diversity of stores in the central area and Northern Quarter. Whether you are a big name buyer, or into quirky, independent and alternative shopping...

The Magic of Asian Weddings, from Mehndi to Mandap

The Joy of Asian Weddings, from Mehndi to Mandap Presenting a rich array of colourful rites and customs, Asian weddings are a feast for the senses whether you find yourself in Mumbai or Manchester. Indeed, the traditions of Indian, Islamic...

Manchester City Centre Guide (Part Two): Pubs and Bars

Our first blog on Central Manchester essentials listed key places such as gyms, swimming pools and places to get some fresh air. However, to many true Mancunians, socialising with a glass of decent beer is equally “essential.” Hence our next stop...

Easter in Manchester: 2016 Events and Things to Do

With a bumper weekend and plenty going on in the city, Easter in Manchester has something for everyone this year. 2016 sees a rich mixture of events, from family activities to cultural highlights and some great live entertainment. Here are our top...

Winter Breaks & Early 2016 Events in Manchester

While other cities tend to begin the year with a lull and a hangover, Manchester is set to make a lively start to 2016. Whether you are looking for food and drink highlights or family days out, there are some great events to look forward to in the...

New Year’s Eve and Winter Weddings in Manchester

Whether you're looking at getting married on a budget, or organising a uniquely different wedding reception in Manchester, the winter season can be a magical time to host an event. From some amazing inclusive packages to all manner of cool, creative...

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