SNOW PARK GIVEN A COOL REVAMP

Chill Factore has put its old Snow Park on ice and given it a fantastic makeover. The revamped Snow Park, which opens to the public this Saturday (May 18th), has been transformed to offer even more family fun. The Snow Park offers family members young and old a chance to play in the snow together…

BBC SUMMER SOCIAL ANNOUNCES NEW ACTS TO MARK 100 DAYS TO GO!

With Busted, John Newman, Nina Nesbitt, Freya Ridings, Mr Tumble and Andy Day already forming its best line-up to date, BBC Summer Social – which takes place at Croxteth Country Park in Liverpool on August 3rd and 4th – has today announced a second wave of incredible artists including: Pixie Lott, Rak-Su, New Hope Club and a screening of the brand-new Horrible Histories Movie – plus Max & Harvey (and lots more!). Famous for number-one…

OFFICIAL DAY SPLITS REVEALED AS ‘KENDAL CALLING GOES JURASSIC’ FOR 2019

Standing as one of the UK’s most beloved festivals, Kendal Calling continues to add more unmissable programming to the fields this July. With the recently announced theme of ‘Kendal Calling Goes Jurassic’, today the festival builds on a phenomenal lineup of music, comedy, arts, food & drink and more with a newly announced collaboration with…

BEAT-HERDER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEXT WAVE OF ACTS FOR 2019!!

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces more names for 2019, running from 12th – 14th July. After selling out of tickets in record time in 2018 and on track for another sell-out success, Beat-Herder will once again transform Lancashire’s Ribble Valley into a technicolour party and escapist’s…

THE NORTH’S BIGGEST GAMING EVENT PREPARES FOR MANCHESTER RETURN

PLAY Expo, the North’s biggest videogames event, is returning to Manchester for the seventh time on May 4 and 5. Taking place in a new, bigger venue, PLAY Expo will be held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre and will welcome over 25,000 videogamers through the doors for two days of gaming brilliance. With over 1,000…

Brand new virtual reality gaming centre now open in Manchester

Manchester’s premium virtual reality gaming centre is now open in the Printworks. You can now break free from real life and discover a new world at Escape Reality VR right here in Manchester. You could find yourself on the edge of a skyscraper in “walk the plank” or dancing to music with lightsabers in “Beat…

The Ivy Spinningfields presents ‘The Ivy Circus’

To celebrate the re-opening of the Roof Garden this April and to thank the people of Manchester, The Ivy Spinningfields presents ‘The Ivy Circus’ – a spectacular extravaganza, hosted for one night only in collaboration with Allied London.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WEEKENDER SECOND WAVE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Neighbourhood Weekender has just announced its second wave of artists, including the first festival appearance in 6 years from indie-heroes The Futureheads, White Liesfollowing their brand-new album ‘Five’, and Birmingham legends The Twang. After it’s spectacular 2018 debut, hyped in Louder Than War as “everything you could wish for”, Neighbourhood Weekender returns with another stellar line-up, including British legends Richard Ashcroft and Primal Scream, plus…

THE UK’S FIRST DOCTOR WHO ESCAPE ROOM OPENS IN MANCHESTER

The wait for an epic out of this world adventure is over as the UK’s first official Doctor Who live escape game opens in Manchester today. Featuring the Cybermen, one of the Time Lord’s oldest enemies, Worlds Collide is the thrilling new escape room game from BBC Studios and Escape Hunt which will be playable at Escape Hunt venues across the country…

BEAT-HERDER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST ACTS FOR 2019

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces its first names for 2019, running from 12th – 14th July. After selling out of tickets in record time in 2018, Beat-Herder will once again transform Lancashire’s Ribble Valley into a technicolour party and escapist’s utopia, with an array of 20+…

Y Not Festival 2019 line up announced! 25th-28th July

Y Not Festival returns with the UK’s biggest indie line-up of 2019, featuring rising stars alongside a range of musical icons. Crossing the Peaks to kick things off are local legends, Elbow. The critically-lauded Mancunian band, lead by frontman Guy Garvey, are known for their beautifully soaring anthems such as ‘One Day Like This’. With…