BBC ANNOUNCE MORE TOP NAMES FOR ITS FIRST EVER FAMILY FESTIVAL

Max and Harvey, Sophia Grace, KIDZ BOP and more join the line-up Having previously announced a range of international music acts including Union J, Johnny Orlando, Mackenzie Ziegler and Matt Terry alongside CBBC favourites Mr Tumble, Swashbuckle’s Cook and Line, Andy Day, and Sam and Mark, to name a few, brand new festival CBBC Summer Social has added a second wave of incredible artists…

Grab a glass of Markle sparkle to help a local person in need

Whether you’re a Royalist or not, there’s plenty of reasons to drink bubbly on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day. Foodinate, a fast-growing social enterprise, has teamed up with Manchester champagne bar, Epernay, to offer a free glass of fizz or champagne cocktail to anyone called Harry, Meghan or Megan, who attends the bar…

COSY CLUB HAS A NEW MENU AND THEIR DESSERTS LOOK UNREAL

Cosy Club at Corn Exchange has taken their menu to the next level.  Whether you’re into brunch, lunch, tapas or cocktails, Cosy Club Corn Exchange has a variety of new punchy dishes to try, from classic British comfort food to indulgent desserts with a difference. If you have a sweet tooth, then sink your teeth into…

Festival Close-Up: COMMON PEOPLE 2018

Set to bring you electrifying music, entertainment and arts in the heart of two cities this spring bank holiday, Common People is back for 2018 with headliners Lily Allen and James on Saturday and The Jacksons on Sunday in Southampton and The Jacksons on Saturday and James and Ride on Sunday in Oxford. Rob da…

BEAT-HERDER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF ACTS FOR 2018

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces more big names for 2018. Running from July 13th – 15th, Beat-Herder will once again transform Lancashire’s Ribble Valley into a technicolour party and escapist’s utopia, with an array of 20+ whimsical stages, world-class DJs and surprises aplenty. Having recently announced…

City and the City Tour: Explore the Etihad Stadium and the captivating city it calls home, with Manchester City FC’s brand-new Group Tour Package

Thanks to a brand-new offering from Manchester City Football Club, visitors can now enjoy a professionally guided tour of both the Etihad Campus and the amazing city, that it calls home. Starting in the heart of Manchester, groups will enjoy a fascinating tour of Manchester city centre, led by the city’s best-known guide, Jonathon Schofield…

THE BAY HORSE TAVERN CROWNED BEST PUB IN GREATER MANCHESTER

On April 12th, outstanding regional pubs across the UK celebrated as the winners of the National Pub & Bar Awards were revealed. Despite only opening last October, The Bay Horse Tavern claimed the prestigious title of ‘Best Pub in Greater Manchester’. Hosted by the Pub & Bar Magazine, the National Pub & Bar Awards aims…

CREAMFIELDS UNVEILS ALL NEW STRUCTURE FOR 2018 – SILO

When it comes to innovative and cutting-edge production, no festival in the world leads the way like Creamfields, and the 2018 edition is no exception, as the fields of Daresbury welcomes a new landmark this year as the award winning festival has just unveiled SILO – the first truly 360 degree, stadium-like structure and the…

MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES ITS UGLY SISTERS!

Manchester Opera House has announced the first stars joining the line-up for Manchester’s ultimate family pantomime this festive season, with Coronation Street bad boys Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis swapping the cobbles for their clutch bags as the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella. Connor McIntyre is best known for his current role in ITV’s Coronation Street….

CORN EXCHANGE MANCHESTER PLEDGES TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE AND BE PLASTIC STRAW FREE

One of the city’s biggest dining destinations, Corn Exchange Manchester, has announced it’s making a stand against unnecessary plastic waste, joining other high-profile venues and events in the city including the recently announced plastic straw ban at Parklife. The Corn Exchange has made a bold pledge be completely plastic straw free by Christmas 2018, already…

‘Manchester Icons’ artist set to debut new ‘Psych Icons’ exhibition in Manchester’s Northern Quarter next month

Manchester based illustrator and collage artist, Dunstan Carter is launching his new exhibition of psychedelic music portraits on Thursday 10th May. The exhibition features twelve portraits of icons from the golden age of Psychedelia. The collection includes legends such as, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Syd Barrett, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, Grace Slick and Mama Cass,…