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Your guide to events and entertainment in Manchester and Greater Manchester is your arts, culture, events and leisure guide for Manchester and the Greater Manchester area. Our growing guide tells you all about the very best that Manchester and Greater Manchester has to offer.

Manchester is one of Britain's largest and most important cities. Manchester and Greater Manchester are known nationally and internationally for their great nightlife, football, cricket, rugby, arts, culture, entertainment, historic architecture, cultural diversity and last but not least, for its dynamic music scene.

With so much on offer it is hardly surprising that Manchester is considered by many to be England's second city.

To make it easier to find your way around this site has been split into the following different sections:

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Manchester Hotels - From premium and boutique hotels to value for money hotel chains, Manchester has hotel accommodation to suit every taste and budget (more)

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Manchester Entertainment - Manchester has entertainment to suit almost every taste and budget and we also have a very popular and frequently updated guide to Whats On In Manchester listing Manchester's best shows, concerts and theatre productions every month. (more)

Our exciting Around Manchester Newsletter is sent monthly to subscribers and contains information on events not covered on our Whats On page. (more).

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Manchester Attractions - Our guide to Manchester's galleries, museums, exhibitions and architecture and all of the other attractions that makes Manchester unique (more)

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Manchester Food & Drink - Manchester is known nationally and internationally for the sheer variety and quality of food and drink on offer here. (more)

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Tourist Information - Whether you are a tourist, or just visiting, our Tourist and Visitor Information pages will help you make the most of your time here (more)

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Manchester Shopping - The area has great shopping opportunities in Manchester City Centre and in town centres around the Greater Manchester area. Manchester also has a well deserved reputation for its excellent markets and a major attraction is the world famous Manchester Christmas Market.(more)

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Manchester Property - From trendy city centre apartments and student accommodation to grand family homes, Manchester has lots of great residential property for sale and to rent. For businesses who are expanding, or thinking of relocating here, there is plenty of quality retail, office and commercial property on offer. (more)

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