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Today to Tue 26 Mar, By Distance closest first.

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, and... See more >
St Ann’s Church, 44 Ann Street, Manchester M2 7LF
Sat 16 Mar

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience @ Manchester

Straight from London’s West End via the legendary Sydney Opera House, this international Direct from London’s West End... See more >
Hotel Brooklyn, 59 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3HP
Today to Sun 3 Mar

International Brewing & Cider Festival

The city of Manchester will host the first ever International Brewing & Cider Festival, a two-day ticketed event... See more >
Depot Mayfield Manchester, Baring Street, Manchester M1 2PY
Fri 22 Mar and Sat 23 Mar

FREE taster session with the Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your friendly local Stretford choir..... See more >
Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0LG
Tue 5 Mar, Tue 12 Mar

Knot Social: 3 week Macrame class

Have you ever wanted to tap into your creative side and learn the art of Macrame?? THEN TUESDAY EVENINGS JUST BECAME..... See more >
Kelder, 20 Station Road, Urmston M41 9JN
Tue 5 Mar, Tue 12 Mar, Tue 19 Mar

Local care home joins The Big Dementia Conversation

On Wednesday 28th February, from 2pm-4pm, Care UK’s Oakfield Croft, on Oakfield, is inviting members of the community... See more >
1 Oakfield, Sale M33 6NB
Wed 28 Feb

Mother's Day at Merseyway Shopping Centre

Mother’s Day at Merseyway Shopping Centre Can you finish the lyric? Celebrate Mother’s Day with Merseyway this March and play SING TO WIN! ?? ??... See more >
Merseyway Shopping Centre, 52 - 54 Great Underbank, Stockport SK1 1PD
Sat 9 Mar

Grow How

Dobbies’ Grow How session will be a live 10-to-15-minute demonstration, showing residents how to make the most of their... See more >
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8QP
Sat 2 Mar

Little Seedlings

Little Seedlings Dobbies’ Little Seedlings Club session will show children aged 4-10 how to make the most of their outdoor and patio... See more >
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8QP
Sun 3 Mar

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Duos come and duos go, and some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original and... See more >
The Met, Market St, Bury BL9 0BW
Thu 21 Mar

Grow How

Dobbies’ Grow How session will be a live 10-to-15-minute demonstration, showing residents how to make the most of their... See more >
Dooley Lane, Otterspool, Cheshire SK6 7HE
Sat 2 Mar

Little Seedlings

Little Seedlings Dobbies’ Little Seedlings Club session will show children aged 4-10 how to make the most of their outdoor and patio... See more >
Dooley Lane, Otterspool, Cheshire SK6 7HE
Sun 3 Mar

Gandeys Circus 'HOLLYWOOD' 2024 Leigh

Lights, Camera, Circus! Get Ready for “Gandeys Hollywood Spectacular”! Step onto the red carpet and into the Big..... See more >
Greyhound Roundabout A580 East Lancs WA3 5QQ
Wed 20 Mar to Sun 24 Mar

Stone Sculpture Exhibition

Chance to view original sculptural works in serpentine, alabaster and sandstone by artist, Estelle Hazlewood... See more >
Northern-scapes Gallery, 79a London Rd, Alderley Edge, Cheshire SK9 7DY
Thu 29 Feb to Thu 28 Mar

The Last Shift

Graham Pirt presents a multi-media show of stories, songs and images that bring to life the history of coal mining and... See more >
Glossop Labour Club SK13 8AT
Sat 23 Mar
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Things to do around Manchester

Here are some delightful activities for a day out in Manchester, a vibrant city in the north-west of England:

1. Take a Football Stadium Tour:
- Football is life in Manchester! Whether you're a red or a blue, both Manchester United and Manchester City offer stadium tours. Explore the changing rooms, marvel at the pitch, and see the collections of trophies acquired over the years. At Old Trafford, there's even an onsite museum where you can learn about the history of Manchester United's legends. If you're a City fan, book a tour of Etihad Stadium to discover the history and triumphs of Manchester City¹.

2. Tour Manchester Art Gallery:
- Located in the city center, Manchester Art Gallery houses over 12,500 works of art. Lose yourself among world-class paintings, sculptures, and photographs in both permanent and temporary exhibits¹.

3. Explore the Northern Quarter:
- Wander through the Northern Quarter, known for its independent boutiques, street art, and trendy cafés. Discover quirky shops, vintage stores, and hidden gems. Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere and unique character of this creative neighborhood⁴.

4. Visit the Science and Industry Museum:
- Learn about revolutionary inventions and Manchester's industrial heritage at the Science and Industry Museum. Explore interactive exhibits, vintage machinery, and historical artifacts. It's a fascinating journey through time and innovation¹.

5. Enjoy Live Music and Nightlife:
- Manchester is renowned for its music scene. Check out live gigs at iconic venues like Albert Hall, Band on the Wall, or Night & Day Café. After dark, explore the city's diverse bars, pubs, and clubs for a memorable night out⁴.

6. Discover Manchester Cathedral:
- Visit Manchester Cathedral, a historic gem with stunning architecture. Attend a service, admire the stained glass windows, and explore the peaceful cloisters. Don't forget to step outside and enjoy the serene gardens¹.

7. Explore the Whitworth Art Gallery:
- The Whitworth Art Gallery offers a mix of contemporary and historic art. Wander through its beautiful park setting, enjoy the exhibitions, and relax by the lakeside⁴.

8. Indulge in Food and Drink:
- Manchester boasts a diverse culinary scene. Try local delicacies at the Arndale Market, savor international cuisine in the Chinatown, or enjoy a traditional pub lunch. Don't forget to sample a Manchester tart or a Bury black pudding⁴.

Remember, Manchester has something for everyone – from art and history to music and nightlife! 🌆🎨🎶¹⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 24 Awesome Days Out in Greater Manchester | Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-greater-manchester/.
(2) 22 Best Things to Do in Manchester Right Now, By A Local - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/manchester/things-to-do/22-great-things-to-do-in-manchester.
(3) 82 Fun & Unusual Things to Do in Manchester, UK - TourScanner. https://bing.com/search?q=activities+within+manchester+for+a+day+out.
(4) 82 Fun & Unusual Things to Do in Manchester, UK - TourScanner. https://tourscanner.com/blog/things-to-do-in-manchester/.
(5) THE 5 BEST Outdoor Activities in Manchester (Updated 2024) - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g187069-Activities-c61-Manchester_Greater_Manchester_England.html.