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Readers: 16642
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Articles: 49
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My WeekendNotes - 49
The BBC has announced that it will be touring the North of England in the lead up to 2017, with a string of red-carpet p... [more]
20/12/2016 - 01/01/2017
If you're trying to decide where to see in the New Year in Manchester, you're simply spoilt for choice. Whether you ... [more]
Whether you are after a fun a way to spend a rainy afternoon, want to re-visit some of your favourite arcade game, or in... [more]
I love Christmas movies with a heart, the kind that makes you feel all fuzzy, but Christmas just doesn't feel like tha... [more]
We're blessed in the UK to have free admission to lots of museums, thanks to government funding as part of the free admi... [more]
On a recent family holiday to North Wales, I had the chance to revisit one of my favourite family days out. The kids... [more]
Always on the look-out for something different to do with the kids, I stumbled upon Funny Looking Kids, which are comedy... [more]
Regal Entertainment's pantomimes always go down well with families in St Helens, combining the traditional pantomime for... [more]
06/04/2018 - 22/04/2019
I have lived close to Ordsall Hall for decades, but have only just recently discovered this hidden gem, which can be fou... [more]
It wasn't the nicest of days, but I had promised the kids a visit to Cockfields Farm, and never one to break a promise (... [more]
For fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Schleffler's popular tales like the Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man, ther... [more]
01/02/2019 - 01/02/2012
Each year, the National Trust's Cadbury Egg hunts prove extremely popular with parents and children everywhere, and righ... [more]
19/04/2019 - 22/04/2019
If you are looking for ways to entertain the kids during the school holidays, a visit to Knowsley Safari Park is a must.... [more]
If you're wondering how to treat your loved one this Valentine's Day, why not ditch the predictable dinner for two? Inst... [more]
13/02/2019 - 17/02/2019
If you are lucky enough to live in or close to Manchester, there are all kinds of exciting events and festivals lined up... [more]
Christmas holidays are nearly upon us, and if you're wondering what to do with the kids when they're climbing the walls ... [more]
22/11/2018 - 06/01/2019
As the nights draw in and the weather gets colder, you might be tempted to stay in where it is warm and cosy. By all mea... [more]
07/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
British Harry Potter fans will no doubt have heard of Universal Studios, where you can wander down Diagon Alley and enjo... [more]
Hidden down a backstreet in Ancoats, you would be forgiven for having not yet discovered Manchester's Hope Mill Thea... [more]
25/08/2017 - 23/09/2017
If you're after a night out with a difference, why not head to one of the screenings at the Blue Pig in Manchester's Nor... [more]
Loch Ness in Scotland is filled with history and tales of a mythical creature. Stories of the monster go back as far as ... [more]
A couple of weekends ago, I went on a bar crawl in Manchester City Centre. There's nothing unusual about that, I hea... [more]
There is an exhibition on at Manchester Art Gallery at the moment which I have been longing to check out, and I finally ... [more]
19/05/2017 - 28/08/2017
Hot on the heels of the Manchester Children's Book Festival comes another great reason for young book lovers to head... [more]
10/07/2017 - 07/09/2017
Nothing beats the great British institution of the pub and I'm lucky to have a fabulous one within walking distance, whi... [more]
Manchester Children's Book Festival is running again in 2017, following its huge success last year. The festival, which ... [more]
In the last month, the people of Manchester have been through a rollercoaster of emotions. The attack at the Arena o... [more]
When I spent time in Vienna as a student, I went to the Volksoper and the Wiener Staatsoper on an almost weekly basis. I... [more]
Last night, I had the pleasure of entering a world like no other, as I sat down to watch La Strada at Salford's The Lowr... [more]
16/05/2017 - 08/07/2017
If you are searching for an interesting day out, it's safe to say that you can't go wrong with a National Trust property... [more]
Nothing beats a relaxing spa break with friends, yet though all spas promise luxury to its visitors, not all can deliver... [more]
When listening to the news, it can be easy to feel disheartened at the misery in the world. It seems that every day, whe... [more]
My three year old adores Peppa Pig so we thought we'd take her down to Peppa Pig World in Hampshire and see what all the... [more]
My three year old has developed a bit of an obsession with owls. I'm not sure where it has come from, but a friend point... [more]
Yes, it rains a lot in Manchester it's no hidden secret. It rains so much that we have several words for the wet stuff... [more]
SICK! Festival, winner of the prestigious EFFE Festivals Award in 2015, makes a triumphant return to Manchester this Mar... [more]
16/03/2017 - 25/03/2017
Bents Garden Centre isn't simply a garden centre, it's a destination. What once started as a family business in 1937, wh... [more]
If you have kids to entertain, or you just fancy learning more about the world we live in, why not visit the World M... [more]
If you are visiting Manchester, and are wondering where to go, you are simply spoilt for choice. Whatever you're into, t... [more]
If you feel you know the trials and tribulations of Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey as well as those of ... [more]
04/08/2017 - 13/08/2017
Pennington Flash offers beautiful scenery and the chance to watch the world go by in a true haven for nature. If you hav... [more]
Manchester has a rich literary heritage, which can clearly be seen from the numerous buildings dedicated to books dotted... [more]
We all like routine and working within our comfort zones, but sometimes it is good to try something new to shake thing... [more]
This morning I had the pleasure of discovering Tranquilitea Cake and Tea Emporium. This hidden gem, located in Swint... [more]
If you don't fancy joining thousands of other couples at restaurants around Manchester this Valentine's Day, why not hea... [more]
10/02/2017 - 11/02/2017
Some could argue Manchester's summers aren't that much different from their winters. Summer might be a little warmer, bu... [more]
If you haven't yet come across Worsley Woods in Salford, make sure you put it straight on your to-do list. Occupying ar... [more]
If you fancy getting out and stretching your legs around Manchester, there are plenty of places to choose from, which ar... [more]
You're probably still trying to get organised for this Christmas, so it may surprise you to hear that theatres around Ma... [more]