Tag Archives: Manchester

July 03

42 Balloons: An Uplifting New Musical Soaring Into The Lowry in Spring 2024

Soar into an extraordinary world of dreams and determination with “42 Balloons,” an uplifting new musical set to take The Lowry by storm in Spring 2024. Inspired by the true story of Larry Walters and his incredible flight using 42 balloons and a lawn chair, this musical extravaganza combines a pop-inspired score, a stellar cast […]

May 06

Hotel Brooklyn Manchester throws a Ball for Pandemic Heroes and Helpers: Nominations Open #Manchester #travel

One As it re-opens with the lifting of lockdown, Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester wants to say THANK YOU to Cottonopolis’ heros, heroines and helpers and is inviting nominations for places at the table for some of the many people whose front-line dedication helped to keep the city through the pandemic. Two The spoiling event will take place on July […]

October 28

Have breakfast at San Carlo Ciccihetti, Manchester

San Carlo Ciccihetti is part of Manchester’s flagship House of Fraser Store. The poached egg on Sourdough bread was lovely served with ripe avocado. A very fresh dish with excellent coffee too. San Carlo Ciccihetti

February 21

4. Watch the trailer of BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY #Film #BeingFrankFilm #Manchester

February 20

1. Take your toddler to Land of Play and go down the giant slide, Trafford Park #Manchester #Trafford 

Land of Play is a stimulating, safe, fun, healthy recreation area for children of all age groups, creating an atmosphere for pantomime and make believe. We will provide all that is needed for parties for all age groups. In addition, we will focus on quality catering and creating a relaxing environment for parents needs whilst […]

September 11

5 things to do at Manchester Grammar School #Manchester #HMC #Education

Thank you to Manchester Grammar School for these 5 One Learn how to write a medical school application and perfect the interview. Interview practice has begun! Two Spend time in the third-year undergraduate labs at The University of Manchester making Holograms with the Schools Holography Group. Three Curate your own exhibition. A Year 13 artist […]

August 17

Top 5 things to do in Bolton #Bolton #Manchester

1.Bolton Market For a traditional Bolton shopping experience, this market is an award-winning, thriving and traditional market. You’ll find food to tempt your taste buds, the region’s best fish outlet and much more. Bolton Market was voted  Best Food Market at BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards in 2011. More Information about Bolton Markets […]

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Manchester

Manchester is full of fun and exciting things to do! From chilling out with a perfect cup of joe to exploring the the indie shopping mecca, there’s so much going on you might not know where to start! Check out these top 5 things to do in Manchester for a perfect trip! Read More

August 09

3. Have a take our from Shere Khan Express at Manchester’s Trafford Centre #Manchester #Shopping

This small unit located downstairs in the food court serves top quality reasonably priced ndian food. The onion bahji and chicken tikka pieces were excellent and as good as any you would find in a good restaurant.

January 25

Have you had coffee in one of these places? Britain’s best coffee houses – the new British brew

Brits may be stereotyped as avid tea drinkers, but it hasn’t stopped a growing coffee culture brewing across the nation. With award-winning roasters and World Barista Champions, an emphasis on ethically sourced, independently roasted and perfectly brewed flavours, plus “third wave” coffee tastes from Aeropress to cold-drip methods, it’s clear there’s more to Britain’s caffeine […]

October 24

Sunset Boulevard at The Palace Theatre, Manchester and four other things to do today

Start the 30 days de-clutter challenge. Day 1 throw one thing away (or donate/sell). Day 2 – this time get rid of two things. Day 3 – 3 things. I think you have got it. You could even vary it by trying the Fibonacci fling (0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13). Try the […]

September 26

THE BAND: Take That’s New Musical, Opera House Manchester – and four other things to do today

Here are today’s 5 things Celebrate World Vegetarian Day at Tabun Kitchen, London. Palestinian-inspired restaurant Tabun Kitchen is delighted to announce a special set menu for World Vegetarian Day this coming Sunday, 1st October. Tabun Kitchen is open 7 days a week. For reservations call 020 7324 7767, 77 Berwick Street, London, W1F 8TH. Book to see Take That’s […]

March 30

5 things to do at this years Manchester International Festival

What is the City but the People? Piccadilly Gardens, 29 JUNE Created by the People of Manchester from an idea by Jeremy Deller in association with Islington Mill. Raised high above the pavements, a unique selection of individuals from across Manchester will walk a specially designed runway stretching more than 100 meters through Piccadilly Gardens. […]

November 15

5 things to do on Tuesday 15th November 2016

Here are today’s selection Book a 50% discount on a room at K West Hotel & Spa. This London hotel is offering its very own black Friday at 9am on Friday 25 November (until 9am on Tuesday 29 November). Race to your computer. Make sure that you get together with your friends and family and […]

November 14

5 things to do on Monday 14th November 2016

Here are today’s selection Book to see Manchester’s first pantomime in the Northern Quarter – Will Whittington and his Cat. A panto for all ages. Have a stay at Manchester’s Hotel Gotham. This city centre hotel has just been named the world’s best new hotel at the world boutique hotel awards. Please see our review […]

June 30

5 things dines at Manchester House, Spinningfields, Manchester City Centre

We recently had lunch (not for the first time) at Manchester House restaurant in the up and come Spinningfields area of the city. This restaurant is ultra modern, incredibly welcoming and keeps in our opinion getting better and better. Food is served perfectly with perhaps the best presentation we have ever seen. The Michelin star […]

March 07

Interview with radio and television personality Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell talks to us about her life in media so far. How do you deal with nerves? Do you still get nervous when broadcasting live? I always get nervous. Sometimes it comes the night before or on the way in or sometimes it comes just as the red light goes on, which is remarkably unhelpful. […]

February 19

Book tickets to Go and see Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band 

Following phenomenal, same day sell-outs of several European announcements last week, Live Nation are thrilled to announce that Bruce Springsteen And The E Street band will be returning to the UK this summer to bring their ‘The River Tour’ to stadiums across the country. Starting in Manchester on the 25th May at the Etihad Stadium […]

February 18

Eat at Manchester’s restaurant inspired by body art? 5 things to do today at TATTU Restaurant, Manchester

Tattu is a contemporary Chinese restaurant which takes its inspiration from body art! Food is designed and prepared exquisitely by Head Chef Clifton Muil.   Here are 5 things to do today at this ground breaking Manchester Chinese restaurant. One Have a drink in the downstairs bar or head straight upstairs to the dining area. […]

January 12

5 things to do at Don Giovanni, Oxford Street, Manchester

Last week 5 things to do today dined at Don Giovanni Italian restaurant. First established in 1984, makes Don Giovanni Manchester’s oldest and finest independently owned Italian restaurant. One Dine at Don Giovanni before you go to one of Manchester’s theatres. The restaurant offers a reasonably priced three course pre-theatre menu. Two Enjoy choosing from the […]

December 05

Try the Christmas Lunchtime Menu at Nutters Restaurant, Rochdale

       This menu is availble throughout December and is perfect for eating well whilst catching up with friends during the festive period. You could choose sea bass, followed by pork belly and finish with a symphony of Nutters Christmas Desserts. The cheese looked excellent as did the Lancashire Root Vegetable Soup. On Sunday’s Nutters serve […]

November 22

5 things to do at Quill restaurant, King Street, Manchester

Quill is a new fine dining restaurant and cocktail bar in central Manchester which focuses on British food and excellent quality. The kitchen is headed up by highly regarded chef Curtis Stewart. This week we had the pleasure of dining at Manchester’s luxurious Quill. One Sit overlooking the bustle of fashionable King Street. Quill has […]

November 06

Book tickets to see The Manchester Shakespeare Company’s ‘Winter’ at The Three Minute Theatre, Oldham Street, Manchester

Playing: 17th-21st Nov 2015 The Manchester Shakespeare Company’s fifth production following their successful musical ‘Summer Dreaming 1973’ is ‘Winter’ a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’: A story of hope and friendship against all the odds. Book tickets here  Set in the dark austerity of Post- Second World War Mancia, and the brave new world […]

September 23

Stay at the 5-Star Gotham Hotel in Central Manchester

Hotel Gotham is a new five star hotel in Manchester (this is the second). It is the ultimate in luxury and is situated on King Street – Manchester’s Bond Street! We had the pleasure of staying at this former Bank building last weekend. A major highlight was the arrival of a Martini Trolley to our […]

September 17

Buy vinyl at Artisan Manchester on Sunday 20th September

September 16

Book tickets for Winter Wonderland Manchester (Sat 12 December 2015 – Sun 3 January 2016)

ICE PRINCESSES BRING FESTIVE MAGIC TO WINTER WONDERLAND MANCHESTER! Manchester’s biggest indoor Christmas Theme Park – Winter Wonderland – is back this year and promises to be even bigger and better than ever! Organisers, Kingpin Events, have lots of surprises up their sleeve for 2015 – and have just announced a brand new show for […]

September 12

5 things to do today at Chalk Bar and Grill in Didsbury, South Manchester

Have you ever dined in Didsbury? Yesterday ‘5things’ dined at Chalk Bar and Grill in Didsbury, South Manchester. This modern and contemporary  restaurant has been open for just over a year and is gaining popularity by the day. Chalk was busy and bustling – always a good sign. It’s been featured in The Times and […]

August 12

Book tickets to see shake it up baby at the 3MT theatre, Manchester

Writer Suzan Holder has a new comedy play coming to Manchester this September. ‘Shake It Up Baby’ – the story of lovelorn Bev, a committed Beatles fan who launches herself into the world of internet dating, will be on at 3MT Theatre in the Northern Quarter on Friday 18th September and Saturday 19th September 2015.   […]

July 16

5 things to do today at Manchester House Restaurant

Aiden Byrne’s Manchester House restaurant soars ahead of its competitors in our opinion. Last week we were fortunate to try out the much acclaimed Spinningfields restaurant, Manchester House. Here are five things to do at Manchester House Restaurant 1. Have a drink in the lounge bar on level 12. There can be a few views […]

July 01

Raise money and awareness for Brainwave by dining at Manchester House restaurant in Spinningfields

This July, Aiden Byrne and the team at Manchester House have curated a special season of events to celebrate British Summertime and the importance of utilising local and seasonal ingredients, whilst raising funds and awareness for Brainwave. Brainwave works with families in the UK to deliver individual home based therapy and exercise programmes that help […]

June 22

Try the world’s first High Speed Selfie booth at Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens today and tomorrow courtesy of virgin media

Sarah Harding gets ‘blown away’ as High Speed Selfie booth launches in Manchester Pop star and actress, Sarah Harding, has become the first person in the UK to trial a world-first High Speed Selfie photo booth experience, created by Virgin Media. The High Speed Selfie booth, which launches in Manchester today, has been created to […]

May 08

Enjoy afternoon tea at Gusto Manchester for £25 including a glass of Prosecco

Gusto Manchester are now offering an uncomplicated, yet indulgent, afternoon tea each Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm.  Priced at £20 or £25 including a glass of Prosecco, guests will receive their own three-tiered stand, laden with freshly prepared Italian style open sandwiches, houmous, olives and flat breads, freshly made cakes and scones with jam […]

April 29

Relax at Spinfest at The Oast House – Spinningfields, Manchester

…Another Bank Holiday, another fantastic day of live music on the Bulleit Stage outside The Oast House in Spinningfields, Manchester.   On Sunday 3rd May the vibrant surroundings of The Courtyard will resonate to a tuneful mix of soul, blues, pop, indie and jazz from local bands like The Inner Groove, Sequin Sounds, 52 Skidoo, Issimo, Nicky & The Astronauts, Dino […]

artist’s impression of the King Street Townhouse rooftop infinity pool March 25

Read about the new King Street Townhouse being built in the centre of Manchester complete with rooftop infinity pool

Work continues a pace on King Street Townhouse, located on Booth Street in the Upper King Street conservation area, and set to open late Summer 2015.  In addition to luxurious and unique accommodation, this stunning redevelopment will also offer guests a chance to rise above the hustle and bustle of the busy streets and experience […]

October 09

Fine dine in Manchester at the Manchester House Restaurant

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