3 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (09 – 11 January 2015)

Here’s our guide to the best of what’s on in and around Greater Manchester this weekend plus some suggestions from our social media friends. Happy new year folks!

Get free membership & 50% off drinks at The Milton Club

The Milton Club

The Milton Club is holding an exclusive January sale with a huge 50% off drinks for its members. As a treat for all Visit Manchester Guests, the luxury cocktail bar is providing a temporary membership pass for you to take advantage of this excellent discount. Simply call 0161 850 2353 to make a guest list booking now, quoting ‘Visit Manchester Membership.’

Celebrate Elvis’ birthday with a ‘Hound Dog’ & get 50% off food at All Star Lanes

elvis dog

Elvis Presley would have turned 80 on Thursday and All Star Lanes is celebrating peanut butter jelly style. The ‘Hound Dog‘ is a 100% pork frank smothered with peanut butter, homemade grape jelly and topped with toasted peanuts. Dine American style and do some bowling for dessert. Download your 50% off voucher here

Watch local musical talent for free at Band on the Wall

Acoustic Bhuna at Band on the Wall is a musical fusion that brings together rising star Songs for Walter, a harpist, guitarist and a former Corrie star (featured in the video above). The show starts at 7pm and as always, there will be delicious food prepared fresh on the night by Spice Master Giles.

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

  • Emma Reay ‏@ReaySocialMedia: Shop in the Arndale, Visit the quirky Northern Quarter, Go to Red Hot World Buffet!
  • Visit Bolton ‏@VisitBolton: It’s last chance to catch Alice in Wonderland tomorrow @octagonbolton, just a few tickets left, book at http://bit.ly/1sc5ngJ

And here’s what our Facebook friends suggest this weekend:

  • Michael O’Carroll: Has got to be Old Trafford to see the mighty Reds beat Southampton.
  • Lady Kerry Bray: Central Library Manchester, amazing place to spend the day, so much to do & see, full of history of the City. Beautiful Building x
  • Linzi Lloyd-Henry: Come to Heaton Parkrun 9am 5k on Saturday sets you up for the day, Happy Running x
  • Tracy Afferley: Visit John Ryland’s library
  • Jo Chadwick Shrek on at the palace theatre till Sunday

Throughout January we will be sharing the best eating out offers with our Twitter followers, keep an eye out for #JanScran and make sure you’re following us @visit_mcr

For more information about what’s on in Manchester go to www.visitmanchester.com


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