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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.
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What’s on in Greater Manchester this November

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The run up to Christmas has begun in Greater Manchester, and there’s plenty going on to get you in the festive spirit.

Music and Theatre

Birdy at Manchester Albert Hall
03 November 2016
Birdy has had a fantastic start to 2016 with the release of her third album ‘Beautiful Lies’ which charted in the Top 10 in 43 countries worldwide, including number 4 in the UK.

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 that includes three huge dates at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse.

George’s Marvellous Medicine at Manchester Opera House
15 November 2016 – 19 November 2016
When George’s grandmother drinks his special new potion, the most incredible things start to happen. And George’s adventure has just begun.

Chase & Status at O2 Apollo
22 November 2016
Following their incredible sold-out headline performance at Wireless Festival this Summer, Chase & Status have announced their 2016 UK tour.

National Ballet of China: The Peony Pavillion
22 November 2016 – 26 November 2016
The Lowry is set to host the prestigious National Ballet of China (NBC) this November (22–26) with a five-night run of one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature, The Peony Pavilion.

Billy Elliot at the Palace Theatre
29 November 2016 – 28 January 2017
Now celebrating 10 extraordinary years in London’s West End, Billy Elliot the Musical, comes to Manchester.

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.


Festive Events

Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On
04 November 2016
Manchester’s switch-on party will officially open six weeks of festive celebrations and attractions that make sure Manchester is well known as the Christmas capital of the UK.

Manchester Ice
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.

Tree Lighting at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
09 November 2016
Marvel as Europe’s largest walk-in Christmas tree is lit up with musical fireworks & festive entertainment on Wednesday 9th November from 6pm.

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

Bar Hütte at Spinningfields
10 November 2016 – 01 January 2017
Bar Hütte is coming back to Spinningfields along with festive favourites, the Gin Apple Winter Toddy and the house special, the Twisted Bombardino.

Ideal Home Show at Christmas
10 November – 13 November 2016
Deck The Halls at The Ideal Home Show at Christmas, back this November at EventCity

The Winter Gathering at London Road Fire Station
11 November 2016 – 26 December 2016
See the stunning buildings and courtyard of London Road Fire Station transformed into a magical winter market, featuring an ice skating rink, street food stalls, bars, an art space and a programme of live music and DJs.

Father Christmas at the Farm
26 November – 18 December 2016
Come and see the favourite farmyard friends when visiting Father Christmas and his reindeer Prancer and Dancer at Tatton Park.


Art, Exhibitions & Festivals

Heated Exchanges at Manchester Craft & Design Centre
14 October 2016 – 02 January 2017
Glass just got Super Cool. Materials, makers and ideas meld together in this cutting edge exhibition that defies expectations of contemporary glass and pushes this fascinating material to its limits.

Stonewall Season Opening Discussion
01 November 2016
Kicking off the Stonewall Season in Manchester is a powerful line-up of some of the leading LGBT activists in the UK discussing the topic of uniting communities.

Doki Doki Festival Manchester
12 November 2016
Doki Doki – The Manchester Japanese Festival is an event held in Manchester, UK, celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture.

Manchester Animation Festival
15 November – 17 November 2016
Hosted at HOME in Manchester’s First Street complex, the festival brings one of the UK’s biggest animation hubs together and invites the international community to join together to delight in all things animated.

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 which will show the sharp critical opinions of an artist known to many primarily as art salesman, purveyor of product and celebrant of capitalism.


Shopping Events

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

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

 For more inspiration this November go to visitmanchester.com.

The Definitive Manchester Christmas Guide 2015

Here’s our guide to the best of what’s on in and around Manchester this Christmas.

Chester Zoo at Christmas 

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With daily animal talks, events and themed play areas, Chester Zoo makes for a magical family day out this Christmas season, with over 12,500 animals and 125 acres of gardens to explore. Find out more here.

Christmas Carols by Salford Royal Choir – Sunday 20 December

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In the beautiful surroundings of The John Rylands Library historic reading room, take a break from Christmas shopping and enjoy a medley of Christmas Carols by Salford Royal Choir. Click here for more information.

Cinderella at Manchester Opera House

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This December, Cinderella returns with national icons Torvill & Dean who will make their pantomime debut as the Fairy Godparents. Go to Visit Manchester for more information.

Christmas Craft on a Ration

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Visit the festively decorated 1940s house in the Horrible Histories: Blitzed Brits exhibition and create your own hanging decoration and weigh out your week’s ration of sweets to pop inside. Find out more here.

Festive Fun at NFM

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Book the kids onto the National Football Museum’s supervised activity sessions; with fun football challenges and computer gaming contests, guaranteed to keep them on the ball. Click here for more information.

Levy Christmas Night Market – Friday 18 December

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The Christmas night party will offer a mix of hand-picked traders selling the very best in delicious Manchester street food, sweet treats and drinks, as well as artists, designers and makers selling high quality Christmas presents. Find out more here.

Lightwaves at Salford Quays

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From giant inflatable rabbits to a three-dimensional maze, get lost in a maze of reflections and illuminations at Greater Manchester’s Digital Light Festival. Go to Visit Manchester for more information.

Magic Lantern Workshop at MOSI

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Illuminate dark winter days with daily family activities during the school holidays at Museum of Science and Industry. Build an electrical circuit and light up the dark at MOSI’s Magic Lantern workshop. Click here for more information.

New Year’s Day with the Manchester Camerata – Friday 1 January

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Start 2016 in style at the Manchester Camerata’s New Year’s Day Viennese concert at the impressive Bridgewater Hall. Click here to find out more.

The wonder of light at MOSI

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Light up the dark winter days with this magnificent light and illusion show at the Museum of Science and Industry. Perfect for the whole family. Find out more here.

Christmas in Colorado

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Inspired by the world famous hotspots of Aspen and Vail, Event City will be transformed into an electric après-ski party. Find out more here.

Jools Holland at O2 Apollo – Sunday 20 December

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Acclaimed musician and television host Jools Holland will perform live at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, accompanied on stage by his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. Click here for more information.

Christmas with the Hallé

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This Christmas, The Hallé are putting on a range of spectacular performances not to be missed. Find out more here.

Spinningfields Christmas Market

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Explore a showcase of hand-picked food producers, arts and craft artisans, and street food operators with products designed to inspire. Click here for more information.

New Year’s Eve: Rudimental at Albert Hall – Thursday 31 December

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Party away 2015 and welcome the New Year at Albert Hall with a DJ from Rudimental and others. Find out more here.

Manchester Christmas Markets

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The world-famous markets come to a close on Monday 21 December. Don’t miss your chance to explore the 350 stalls spanning 10 distinctive market sites, transforming the city centre in to a festive wonderland. Find out more here.

Need New Year’s Eve inspiration? Check out  guide to some of the best events taking place in the city – http://www.visitmanchester.com/articles/whats-on/new-year-s-eve-in-manchester/

Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Visit Manchester.

What’s on in Greater Manchester this December

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Discover a whole host of things to do and see in Manchester this Christmas from the UK’s favourite Christmas Markets to outstanding theatre shows the whole family can enjoy. Plan your festive trip to the city here: visitmanchester.com/christmas

Festive favorites

Manchester Christmas Markets
14 November – 22 December 2015
Manchester’s famous Christmas Markets return for the festive season from this weekend. Featuring nearly 350 stalls spanning 10 distinctive market sites; they will transform the city centre in to a festive wonderland. Find out more here.

Manchester Ice Rink
12 November 2015 – 3 January 2016
Perfect for friends, families or couples, the Manchester Ice Rink is a great way to have a laugh and soak up the Christmas atmosphere this December. Click here for more information.

Arts and culture

Carols by Candlelight at Manchester Cathedral
10 December
A warm and wonderful evening at Manchester Cathedral, Carols by Candlelight promises a night of fun and festivity in one of the city’s most beautiful buildings. Find out more here.

Andre Rieu at Manchester Arena
18 December
An energetic programme filled with catchy waltzes, opera tunes and film music is sure to entertain guests at the Manchester Arena this December. Find out more here.

BBC Philharmonic Brahms’s Third Symphony
4 December
Part of the BBC Philharmonic’s American Series, Braham’s Third Symphony was written on the eve of war and contains a powerful insight into two dark musical masterpieces. Find out more here.

Inkheart at HOME
4 December – 9 January
This Christmas, HOME presents Inkheart, adapted from Cornelia Funke’s brilliant, worldwide best-selling fantasy adventure novel for children, a funny, thrilling and action-packed UK premiere for families.Find out more here.

Cinderella at Manchester Opera House
5 December 2015 – 3 January 2016
Cinderella at the Manchester Opera House sees national icons Torville and Dean make their pantomime debut as the Fairy Godparents. Click here to find out more.

Downton: A Wartime Christmas at The Fusilier Museum
27 November – 23 December
Award winning TV series Downton Abbey will display a selection of 10 costumes at Bury’s Fusilier’s Museum for a limited time only. Click here for more information.

Lightwaves at Salford Quays
12 – 27 December
Get lost in a maze of reflections and illuminations at Greater Manchester’s Digital Light Festival. From giant inflatable rabbits to a three-dimensional maze, all of the installations are designed to be interactive. To find out more, click here.

Mumford & Sons at Manchester Arena
6 December
Mumford & Sons will return to Manchester Arena this winter as part of an eleven date UK and Ireland tour.Support for their Manchester show will come from Critics’ Choice Award Winner, Jack Garratt. Find out more here.

Christmas Concerts at Tatton Park
10 – 12 December
Tatton’s festive concerts appeal to a range of musical tastes and are always popular.This year includes the Northern Chamber Orchestra (10 December), A Christmas Carol (11 December), and Roberts Bakery Band (12 December). Find out more here.

Something for the family

Big Family day at HOME
13 December
Keep the family busy this Christmas with the Big Family Day at Home which includes fun films, workshops and a parade for kids of all ages. Click here to find out more.

Horrible Histories: Blitzed Brits at IWM North
11 July 2015 – 10 April 2016
The Second World War changed life in Britain forever, discover how people lived through one of the most challenging period’s in history at this interactive exhibition. Click here to find out more.

Festive Family Starlight Adventure
5 December
Fun and facts merge together in this family friendly show at Jodrell Bank where visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the night sky. Find out more here.

Snowman and the Snowdog
12 December
It’s just not Christmas without a visit from the Snowman and this year, both the Snowman and Snow Dog will be walking in the air on their way to the Spindles Town Square, Oldham. Find out more here.

The Nightmare Before Christmas at The John Rylands Library
19 December
This spookily fun film about Jack Skellington and his journey to ‘Christmas Town’  is part of the library’s ‘Exploring the Gothic’ exhibition and family events programme. Click here for more information.

Visit the Grotto at Manchester Arndale
Until 24 December
Naughty or nice? Whichever list the little ones are on this year, Father Christmas will be at the Manchester Arndale Christmas Grotto until Christmas Eve. Find out more here.

Santa Specials at East Lancashire Railway
Until 24 December
A tradition for many families in the North West, the Santa Specials are sure to create memories which you and your family will share forever. For more information, click here.

Bolton Winter Festival
28 November – 3 January
Bolton’s Winter Festival is back, with a super-sized ice rink, children’s ice rink, magnificent giant tipi tents and the brand new magical Santa’s Grotto and festive artisan markets. Find out more here.

Christmas Blitz 75th Anniversary
Daily throughout December at 3.30pm (except 24, 25, 26)
Mark the 75th anniversary of the Manchester Christmas Blitz in a free tour at IWM North.Find out more here.

Food and drink

GRUB Christmas Food Fair
5 December 2015
A day full of food and fun, enjoy live music alongside tasty treats in this spectacular Christmas fair in Manchester. Click here to find out more.

Corn Exchange Manchester
1 – 31 December 2015
A beautiful Edwardian building in the heart of the city, this wonderful location is now home to many of Manchester’s best restaurants and eateries serving food from all over the world. Find out more here.

Bar Hütte at Spinningfields
12 December 2015 – 3 January 2016
A superb venue for a Christmas celebration, make use of private party rooms, a karaoke machine and three cosy alpine themed hüttes. For more information click here.

Traditional Christmas Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23
Until 31 December
Enjoy delectable items such as chocolate and orange frangipane tarts festive flavoured macaroons and cinnamon and sultana scones with clotted cream and jam above the clouds. Find out more here.

Dive NQ
A brand new multi-faceted bar in the centre of Manchester’s thriving Northern Quarter, Dive offers DJ’s, entertainment and sport, combined with a carefully considered list of cocktails and a selection of bar food. Find out more here.

Travel to Manchester this Christmas

Explore for less this Christmas with FTPE
Getting to Manchester this Christmas is easy with First Transpennine Express. When visitors book in advance, they could save over 50%* on First TransPennine Express train travel. All they need to do is book before 6pm on the day prior to travel and travel on a specific train.
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Stress free parking in Manchester

Christmas Shopping with NCP
13 November – 31 December
Shop stress free this Christmas at Manchester’s busiest time of year with NCP parking. For more information click here.

Competitions

Win a family overnight stay in Manchester this Christmas
Be in with a chance of winning a family visit to Manchester this Christmas, including an overnight stay in a top city-centre hotel. For more information, and to enter, click here.

Want to win more? Check out our other competitions here.

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

 

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6 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (20 – 22 November 2015)

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

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

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A National Theatre award winning show, The Curious incident of the Dog in the Night Time comes to Manchester this November. The play is centred on Christopher, a teenage boy with an extraordinary brain who finds himself on a journey which will upturn his world. Find out more here.

Visit the Grotto at Manchester Arndale

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Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, take the little ones to the Manchester Arndale Christmas Grotto this weekend to see Santa for a festive treat. Click here for more information.

A taste of honey at ARTZU

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A sophisticated and stimulating commentary of modern Manchester, don’t miss the work of artist Christ Acheson which is on display this weekend. Click here for more information.

World Championship Boxing at Manchester Arena

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Kick off an action packed weekend at the Manchester Arena with a trip to see local lad Anthony Crolla face Darleys Perez for the WBA World Lightweight title. To find out more click here.

Oldham Christmas Lights Switch-on

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The big Christmas light switch on in Oldham takes place this weekend. Bring along family and friends for this festive party in Oldham town centre which includes a funfair and Christmas market. Find out more here.

Spinningfields Christmas Market

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Stop by for a showcase of hand-picked food producers, arts and craft artisans, and street food operators with products designed to inspire. Click here to find out more.

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

3 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (05 – 07 December 2014)

Brass Monkeys

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Here’s our guide to the best of what’s on in and around Greater Manchester this weekend plus a cheeky competition and some suggestions from our social media friends.

  • Revel in the very best of brass at Oldham’s wonderful winter music event, Brass Monkeys, taking place on Saturday 11am – 4pm. There will be a mix of festive favourites and popular songs with bands playing across two stages on High Street and outside the Market Hall.
  • Drop in for a fun afternoon of Christmas crafts with the kids at the John Rylands Library. Make your own festive decorations and help Grumbold the Library Dragon decorate his tree.
  • A classic pre-Christmas celebration for the whole family will be taking place on Sunday at The Mere. Enjoy a traditional 3 course lunch, a visit from santa and a Christmas panto for good measure.

Cheeky Competition

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

  • ‏@PaulieSc: Xmas Markets are the obvious choice!
  • ‏@ebyford: Festive film screening of ELF at Central Library tomorrow afternoon, plus free drop in Christmas workshop! http://www.librarylive.co.uk/event/elf-film-screening-and-workshop/ 
  • ‏@tmbc_culture: There will be a fabulous handmade Christmas Market at Portland Basin Museum
  • ‏@StickupMedia: We suggest they get their skates on! @Spinningfields ice rink ❄️ #placetobe 🙂
  • ‏@adamleigh25: Visit the suburbs on a night out- Didsbury/Chorlton etc. I love the city centre, but there’s more to Mcr than that.
  • ‏@AndrewJRConsult: Try two museums and the secret under city canal walk, plus @AustralasiaMcr bar for dinner! Enjoy!

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

  • David Shanahan: Take in the northern Quarter nite life
  • Clare Simpson: Small Business Saturday celebrated in the Northern Quarter with a market on Oak Street. Pop into Manchester Craft & Design Centre while you’re there for unique pressies and free wrapping today!
  • Diane Pollitt-Walmsley: Snow White and the Seven dwarfs with Warwick Davis and Priscilla Presley at the Opera House starts this evening

For more festive ideas go to visitmanchester.com/christmas

 

What’s on in Manchester – December

Christmas Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23

Christmas Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23

Here’s our highlights of where to be and what to see in Manchester this December.

Exhibitions

The Greater Game: Football and the First World War at National Football Museum
Wednesday 19 December 2014 – Wednesday 02 September 2015
Explore the role football played at home and on the Western front during the war years and take a closer look at the brave soldiers who served their club and country a century ago.

Behind the Mask at The Lowry
Saturday 20 September 2014 – Sunday 11 January 2015
The biggest collection of BAFTA-winning actor portraiture ever assembled, comes to The Lowry for its first time out of London. Featuring portraits of over one hundred international stars.

Food & Drink

Christmas afternoon tea at Cloud 23
Monday 01 December – Wednesday 31 December 2014
Indulge in a selection of festive inspired delights, such as:  spiced dark chocolate Sorter torte, mixed fruit cinnamon scones and rum and raisin macaroons, with friends, family or loved ones while enjoying the best view in Manchester.

Santa Sunday lunch at The Mere
Sunday 07 December 2014
The perfect pre-Christmas celebration for the whole family. Enjoy a traditional 3 course lunch, a visit from Santa and friends and a Christmas panto to entertain guests.

Performance

Shrek The Musical at The Palace Theatre
Tuesday 02 December 2014 – Sunday 11 January 2015
Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical is a must-see show for all the family, bringing all the much-loved characters to life, live on stage, in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time at The Lowry
Thursday 18 December 2014 – Saturday 10 January 2015
Based on the award winning novel by Mark Haddon and winner of seven Olivier Awards, this highly acclaimed National Theatre Production arrives at The Lowry as part of its first ever UK tour.

Little Shop of Horrors at Royal Exchange Theatre
Friday 05 December 2014 – Saturday 17 January 2015
The Royal Exchange Theatre’s Christmas show has arrived. A florist’s assistant becomes entangled with a bad-tempered carnivorous plant in this hilarious kooky sci-fi musical.

Music

Boyz 2 Men at The Albert Hall
Sunday 07 December 2014
The most successful R&B vocal group of all time, with over 60 million albums sold worldwide, are set to headline the Albert Hall for the closing performance of their UK tour.

Hallé Carol Concert at Bridgewater Hall
Thursday 20 December – Friday 21 December 2014
The Hallé’s annual Carol Concerts are a seasonal spectacular not to be missed. This fantastic programme is packed full of wonderful choral music, showcasing the talents of both the Hallé’s family of choirs and those in the audience.

Ennio Morricone at Phones 4u Arena
Monday 15 December 2014
Ennio Morricone, the most prolific composer in the history of film music, will be performing the greatest works from his career that spans over 50 years with a 160 member symphony orchestra and polyphonic choir.

Festive family treats

Tatton Park’s Nutcracker Christmas Mansion
Tuesday 25 November – Sunday 21 December 2014
Take a trip to Tatton’s Nutcracker Mansion where all the best scenes from the famous ballet are recreated with glittering decorations, fresh garlands and festive baked treats prepared by costumed guides.

Manchester Arndale Grotto
Thursday 20 November – Wednesday 24 December 2014
Santa will be waiting to greet you in his fabulous Manchester Arndale Christmas tree star grotto this season, so to make sure you’re not disappointed on the big day, go give him your Christmas wishes.

Lantern Magic at Chester Zoo
Wednesday 03 December – Wednesday 24 December 2014
Make Christmas even more magical with an unforgettable night time journey through Chester Zoo.

Tour of the Month

Christmas on the Cobbles
Saturday 22 November 2014 – Sunday 11 January 2015
Experience the magic of a Weatherfield Christmas. A stunning tree and the sound of carols will fill the air, while snow covered roof tops will guarantee a white Christmas.

New kid on the block

Gusto
Within the classic, ornate architecture of Deansgate’s Elliot House, new Italian restaurant, Gusto, combines timeless elegance and glamour, with heritage and style that can only be ‘made in Manchester’.