First images of world premiere musical An Officer and A Gentleman

Images have been released offering a first look at the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, which plays at Manchester’s Opera House from Monday 13th – Saturday 18th August as part of its UK and Ireland tour. Directed by Nikolai Foster with choreography from Kate Prince, the cast features four-time Olivier nominated actress Emma Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mrs Henderson…

BIFFY CLYRO ANNOUNCES MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE DATE FOR MTV UNPLUGGED TOUR

MTV’s iconic Unplugged sessions from the mid-1990’s are to be revived as Scottish band Biffy Clyro announces an acoustic album and subsequent tour. Biffy Clyro will play the Manchester Opera House on 22nd September and tickets will go on sale from May 11th. The MTV Unplugged tour presents a chance for a wider audience to see…

Five-star Lowry Hotel’s new ‘twist on tradition’ à la carte menu

We headed down to the fantastic Five-star Lowry Hotel to try their new modern British à la carte restaurant menu that offers twists on tradition. The Venue:  The five – star Lowry Hotel is an independent luxury hotel located on the Salford-Manchester boundary, and is the only hotel in the region to be part of…

Cabana Corn Exchange: A taste of Brazil in Manchester

We were recently invited to the vibrant, award-winning home of Rio street food, skewers and cocktails to try their menu and sample the carnival spirit of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. The Venue: Located in the Corn Exchange, Cabana captures the carnival spirit of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo perfectly with quirky décor,…

HILTON ARE OFFERING AN ‘EGGS’TRA SPECIAL AFTERNOON TEA

Spring has officially sprung up in the clouds. Enjoy all the delights of Easter with an extra chocolatey afternoon tea and limited edition cocktails. Cloud 23 combines all of your favourite chocolate treats in a delicious Easter menu, including mocktails and an Easter egg hunt for kids too. The tea will include baked chocolate and…

Greater Manchester cycling events spin into gear

Tour de Manc in association with main sponsor David Lloyd Clubs North West has announced the return of Tour de Manc Sportive on 6th May 2018 for the third year.  This is the toughest challenge in the Tour de Manc’s events programme and has two distance options, the Full-Manc – over 105 miles for experienced riders…

HAIRSPRAY CAST VISIT ALL STAR LANES

Smash hit musical Hairspray has returned to Manchester’s Opera House for an extended two week run and, yesterday, some of the cast enjoyed a ‘60s themed afternoon at All Star Lanes. Rebecca Mendoza, who stars as the show’s heroine Tracy Turnblad, Edward Chitticks (heartthrob Link Larkin), Monifa James (Little Inez) and Aimee Moore (Amber Von Tussle) visited the stylish Great Northern venue for an…