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December events

Christmas at Dunham Massey

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t’s the most wonderful time of the year when over a million lights, lasers and seasonal sounds fill the air with festive fun at Dunham Massey.
Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ
Today to Sun 2 Jan 2022

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Christmas

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Wed 1st Dec, 7.30pm - Manchester Cathedral On Wednesday 1st December 2021, in the heart of Manchester, join us for a romantic, candlelit evening in the stunning Manchester Cathedral, with an...
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester M3 1SX
Wed 1 Dec

Kick Start Christmas with a festive Sing Song; Fri 3rd Dec 2021

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Please join us on Friday evening, 3rd Dec 2021 as we start Christmas with a festive sing song at 7pm! There'll be carols and Christmas Songs around the piano, a light supper with mince pies...
Christ Church Patricroft Liverpool Road/Nelson Street Patricroft, Eccles M30 0SD
Fri 3 Dec

Coffee Morning for Elf Day on Sat 4th December 2021

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Please join us for a special Coffee Morning for Elf Day to raise much needed funds for the Alzheimer's Society.
Elm Bank, Eccles Masonic Hall Half Edge Lane Eccles, Manchester M30 9BA
Sat 4 Dec

First Time: After Party

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We’re so excited to be hosting ACT UP + GET DOWN, the official post-show afterparty for First Time. Join Dibby Theatre, George House Trust, Mix-Stress and Supernature Disco as they celebrate 36...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 4 Dec

Cheadle Victorian Christmas Market

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An event for all for people of all ages
The village of Cheadle near Stockport SK8 1DW
Sat 4 Dec

Craft & Gift Fair at St Mark's Church, Worsley!

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Please join us at St Mark's Church on Worsley for a Craft & Gift Fair just before Christmas! There will be a number of stalls and attractions including (Covid secure) face painting, jewellery,...
St Marks Church, Worsley Brow, Worsley, Manchester M28 2WH
Sat 4 Dec

Wigan and Leigh Hospice Christmas Fayre

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Our Christmas Fayre is a festive afternoon of fun for the whole family – why not come along and kick-start your Christmas?
Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley WN2 3HZ
Sat 4 Dec

Melanin Markets Manchester

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Supported by Contact. We are pleased to announce that our building will become a festive haven on Sunday 5th December for Melanin Markets Manchester – set to be Manchester’s biggest Christmas...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Sun 5 Dec

Manchester United Women v Leicester City

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Continental League Cup football fixture between Manchester United Women and Leicester City to be played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 5th December 2021, 12pm kick off.
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Sun 5 Dec

Monday Mic Night

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The home of all things lyrical | Est 2002 Founded in 2002, Monday Mic Night is a monthly open mic night for singers, rappers, poets and spoken word artists with guests and industry contacts
CONTACT Theatre M15 6JA
Mon 6 Dec

The Christie Christmas Concert

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The Christie Christmas Concert Join us for a wonderfully festive night of Christmas music in the stunning surroundings of Manchester Cathedral.
Manchester Cathedral Victoria Street M3 1SX
Mon 6 Dec

Manchester United U19s v BSC Young Boys

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Come and see the future of the Premier League as Manchester United U19s take on BSC Young Boys U19s in a UEFA Youth League fixture to be played at Leigh Sports Village on Wednesday 8th December 2021,
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Wed 8 Dec

Dick Whittington and His Amazing Cat

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This December the road to Contact is paved with Panto Gold! The Bells are ringing out for a sure-fire Christmas hit show at CONTACT this Christmas as eight-freestyle present: ‘Dick Whittington and...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 11 Dec

Handel's Messiah

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It’s time to start your Christmas celebrations in traditional fashion with Salford Choral Society and Handel’s much-loved masterpiece Messiah.
The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Sat 11 Dec

Blue Christmas service - a short carol service with a difference

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In the past 18 months, many folks have suffered the loss of a loved one, or loss of health or job, and do not feel like celebrating Christmas in the joyful way they have in the past.
St Cuthbert’s Church Cuthbert Road Cheadle SK8 2DT
Sun 12 Dec

Christmas Service led by the young people of the parish

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Carol serice
Cheadle St Mary’s Parish Church High Street Cheadle SK8 1PX
Sun 12 Dec

Manchester United U23s v Chelsea

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Come and see the future of the Premier League as Manchester United U23s take on Chelsea U23s in a Premier League 2 fixture to be played at Leigh Sports Village on Friday 17th December 2021, 7pm kick
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Fri 17 Dec

Community Carol singing on Cheadle Green

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A community event for all ages - Live music carols and jokes Admission free
The Green Cheadle SK8 2BD
Sat 18 Dec

Nativity Service - The Christmas Story for all the family

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The traditional nativity story designed for all ages
Cheadle St Mary’s Parish Church High Street Cheadle SK8 1PX
Sun 19 Dec

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