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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.

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3 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (24 – 26 July 2015)

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

University of Manchester Heritage Tour

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See first hand how Manchester helped to make the world we live in today. The tour moves around the campus to explore how ideas and discoveries at the University shaped the modern world. The tour takes place outside and lasts for one hour. Book your place now http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-manchester-heritage-tours-tickets-15262149500 

ExtraORDINARY

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This playful approach to contemporary art shows how an everyday object, such as the human body; can be used to initiate, create and facilitate creative expression. Take a trip to The Lowry to see this fascinating exhibition. For more information go to visitmanchester.com

Rugby Trophy Tour 

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Snap a selfie with the Web Ellis trophy this Saturday during the Rugby Trophy Tour at The National Football Museum. This free event starts from 11am until 4pm. For more information visit nationalfootballmuseum.com

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

@Philcat4:#chadkirkfestival with @SMBC_Museums 🙂
‏@AnnabelLucy: Cheering on the Triathletes @SalfordTri!!
@CastlefieldGall: Little over a week 2 #RealPainting at @CastlefieldGall ft.10 international artists inc. #TurnerPrize nominated Angela de la Cruz

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

Barbara Buono: There is also the Fusilier Museum in Bury!
Daniel Paul Livesey: Comic Con @ Manchester Central