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9 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (25 – 27 November)

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Andy Warhol at the Whitworth
19 November 2016 – 16 April 2017
Andy Warhol’s work will be featured at the Whitworth art gallery as part of their ‘Artists Room’ exhibitions.

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The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
25 November 2016 – 23 December 2016
Watch the children’s eyes light up and their imagination run wild on a magical night time journey through the zoo.

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Lantern Parade at Tatton Park
25 November 2016 – 25 November 2016
Cheer Father Christmas as he arrives with his elves at Tatton Park during the Lantern Parade.

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Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion
21 November 2016 – 18 December 2016
Step in to the Christmas mansion and into Roald Dahl’s magical world.

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Oasis Exhibition
02 November 2016 – 28 January 2017
Manchester Central Library presents a photographic journey into the history of Oasis.

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Santa Specials at East Lancashire Railway
26 November 2016 – 24 December 2016
The ever popular festive train returns! Enjoy decorated stations, brass bands, magicians, costumed characters and a visit from Father Christmas.

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Revolution Series: Champions League
25 November 2016 – 26 November 2016
The Revolution Series Champions League visits Manchester for the brand new format of racing as the stars of the road take on the champions of the track.

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Manchester Christmas Markets
10 November 2016 – 20 December 2016
The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market return with the biggest and best festive offering to date.

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The Rink at Cathedral Gardens
04 November 2016 – 08 January 2017
For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.

8 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (18 – 20 November)

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Manchester Christmas Markets
10 November 2016 – 20 December 2016
The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market return with the biggest and best festive offering to date.

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The Rink at Cathedral Gardens
04 November 2016 – 08 January 2017
For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.

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Christmas at Manchester Craft & Design Centre
19 November 2016 – 24 December 2016
From gifts that will keep your loved ones smiling, to experiences you’ll remember for years to come, Memories Are Made at Manchester Craft & Design Centre.


Christmas at Corn Exchange
14 November 2016 – 24 December 2016
Festive fun with the winter sleigh providing the perfect backdrop for a Christmas photo, and 13 great restaurants for refuelling

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George’s Marvellous Medicine at Manchester Opera House
15 November 2016 – 19 November 2016
Roald Dahl’s amazing story about a young boy who makes a marvellous new medicine to cure his grandmother of her terrifying temper.

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Maximo Park, The Sunshine Underground & Happy Mondays’ Bez at Sound Control
20 November 2016
A selection of the UK’s finest music acts will play Manchester’s Sound Control for a very special one day festival, in celebration of Chris Glaba

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1966 World Cup Exhibition at National Football Museum
23 October 2016 – 23 April 2017
Share in England’s famous 1966 World Cup win with friends and family this season with a visit to the 1966 World Cup Exhibition.

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Andy Warhol at the Whitworth
19 November 2016 – 16 April 2017
Andy Warhol’s work will be featuring at the Whitworth as part of their ‘Artists Room’ exhibitions.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.

12 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (11 – 13 November)

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Manchester Christmas Markets

10 November 2016 – 20 December 2016

The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market return with the biggest and best festive offering to date.

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The Rink at Cathedral Gardens

04 November 2016 – 08 January 2017

For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.

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The Winter Gathering at London Road Fire Station

11 November 2016 – 26 December 2016

Winter markets, an ice skating rink, street food stalls, bars, an art space and a programme of live music and DJs.

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Catfish and the Bottlemen at Victoria Warehouse

09 November 2016 – 11 November 2016

Swiftly following the release of their eagerly anticipated new album ‘The Ride’, Brit Breakthrough Award winners Catfish and the Bottlemen announce a UK Tour this November

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Doki Doki Festival Manchester

12 November 2016 – 12 November 2016

Doki Doki – The Manchester Japanese Festival is an event held in Manchester, UK, celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture.

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Europe’s Largest Walk-in Christmas Tree at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

09 November 2016 – 24 December 2016

Visit Europe’s tallest walk-in Christmas tree for a truly magical Christmas feel at Cheshire.

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Ideal Home Show at Christmas

10 November 2016 – 13 November 2016

Deck The Halls at The Ideal Home Show at Christmas, back this November.

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La Discotheque at Albert Hall

12 November 2016

Manchester’s iconic Albert Hall unveil a new party room in the Bell Tower and an electric line up.

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Oasis Exhibition

02 November 2016 – 28 January 2017

Manchester Central Library presents a photographic journey into the history of Oasis.

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Rochdale Beer Festival

10 November 2016 – 12 November 2016

Over 100 real ales, ciders and perries will be available at the 2016 Rochdale Beer Festival, organised in partnership with CAMRA.

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Santa’s Christmas Grotto at The Trafford Centre

07 November 2016 – 24 December 2016

Make sure you head North this Christmas and embark on a magical and breathtaking adventure to the North Pole – The Polar Expedition at intu Trafford Centre!

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Tameside Lantern Parade

12 November 2016

Tameside’s spectacular lantern parade will be the first of many exciting events in the borough during the countdown to Christmas.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.

 

13 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (4– 6 November)

 
Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On
Takes place 4 November 2016.
Manchester’s switch-on party will officially open six weeks of festive celebrations and attractions.

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The Rink at Cathedral Gardens
04 November 2016 – 08 January 2017
For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.

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Little Shop of Horrors
31 October 2016 – 05 November 2016
The Little Shop of Horrors is a charming, kooky and hilarious 1950s musical sci-fi spoof.

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Manchester Fashion Weekender
05 November 2016 – 06 November 2016
It’s all about fun, fashion and freebies at Manchester Arndale as Manchester Fashion Weekender comes to town.

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Oasis Exhibition
02 November 2016 – 28 January 2017
Manchester Central Library presents a photographic journey into the history of Oasis.

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Percolate
21 September 2016 – 19 November 2016
Acclaimed party crew Percolate are back once again this autumn with a tasteful party assault up and down the UK.

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RNCM Events
30 September 2016 – 18 December 2016
Take a look at the exciting list of performances and events at Royal Northern College of Music for the rest of 2016.

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Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park
01 February 2016 – 31 December 2016
The most gloriumptious things are set to happen in 2016 as Tatton Park embarks on a magical journey celebrating 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl.

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The Snowman – Screening with Live Orchestra
21 October 2016 – 20 December 2016
Bring all the family to the big screening of The Snowman, accompanied by the Hallé performing Howard Blake’s beautiful score.

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The Warehouse Project 2016
23 September 2016 – 01 January 2017
The Warehouse Project have announced their line ups for 2016 bringing the biggest names in the music industry to Manchester.

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The Wind in the Willows @ The Lowry
27 October 2016 – 06 November 2016
The Wind in the Willows – A new musical by the award winning Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

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VIP Shopping Event at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
04 November 2016 – 06 November 2016
Enjoy an additional 20% off outlet prices in over 60 stores and gain access to the exclusive VIP Lounge.

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1966 World Cup Exhibition at National Football Museum
23 October 2016 – 23 April 2017
Share in England’s famous 1966 World Cup win with friends and family this season with a visit to the 1966 World Cup Exhibition.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.

6 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (14 – 16 October)

Here is our guide to the best of what’s on in and around the Greater Manchester region this weekend.oasisOasis Exhibition
14 October 2016 – 25 October 2016
The Oasis ‘Chasing the Sun’ exhibition will be coming home to Manchester from 14th October.

 

 

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15 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
Rough Runner returns to Manchester in 2016 having hosted their biggest event of the year in 2015.

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15 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
The Spinningfields Makers Market will be taking place on the 3rd weekend of every month.

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15 October 2016
British ESA astronaut Tim Peake is coming to MediaCityUK to give a talk and answer questions with members of the public on Saturday 15th October 2016

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13 October 2016 – 15 October 2016
The Met’s annual festival of the finest English Folk Music.

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10 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
Snooker’s new English Open will take place at Event City in Manchester.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.

 

6 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (7 – 9 October)

Here is our guide to the best of what’s on in and around the Greater Manchester region this weekend.

Great Northern Craft Fair 

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6 – 9 October
The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair returns with a fresh new look and an exciting line-up of exhibitors, a host of workshops, demonstrations and maker talks.

Grimmfest 2016

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6 – 9 October
The 8th edition of Grimmfest will take place at ODEON Printworks in Manchester showcasing brand new and classic horror, cult, fantasy and Sci-fi movies.

Manchester Literature Festival 

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7 – 23 October
Take part by attending venues across the city for a distinctly Mancunian celebration of literature and the imagination.

Neighbourhood Festival

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8 October 
Brand new city centre festival taking place over nine venues and featuring over 100 international acts.

Super League Grand Final

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8 October
The biggest night in the Super League calendar, the First Utility Super League Grand Final, returns to Old Trafford.

Makers Markets

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8 – 9 October 
Bringing together the finest and often award wining food, drink, art and craft producers in the area. This weekend is the Eccles & Northern Quarter markets.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.