Keepers celebrate “the best Christmas gift” as rare giraffe calf is born on Boxing...

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf born on Boxing Day at Chester Zoo has been described by keepers as “the best Christmas gift.”  The six-feet-tall youngster,...

The Great Christmas Bake Off / Great Festive Bake Off bakers revealed

It’s a time for spices, sweets and tasty baked treats as Prue Leith, Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig bring some holiday cheer...

Manchester children given the gift of reading this Christmas

More than one thousand books are being given away free to families this Christmas, as part of the Read Manchester campaign from Manchester City...
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Brandy Butter: Recipe from Iceland

If you don't enjoy brandy butter this festive period, is it even Christmas? To make this delicious must have, you will need: 1 pack softened...

Ten reasons to see Manchester Opera Ensemble of Lennox Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement.

1) It’s Christ-MAS! And this show embraces it fully. Come along and watch the  imagined action unfold from within a Greater Manchester household the week...

Why not celebrate this festive period in the sky?

Are you dreading the stress of preparing Christmas Dinner this year? Frustrated by options to bring in the new year? The Hilton Manchester on...

Stop The Cavalry Jona Lewie is heading to Hale Barns Xmas Concert

Hale Barns Events is proud to announce the Hale Barns Christmas Concert on Sunday 17th December staged inside Holy Angels Church, and  can now confirm their...

Christmas at All Star Lanes Manchester

This yuletide season say no to cheap wine, dry turkey and ‘cocktails’ that should be wheeled back to the dust-covered drinks cabinet from which...

Festive Gin Specials at El Gato Negro

As the festive season unfolds acclaimed tapas restaurant El Gato Negro has introduced a number of gin specials to add a little extra sparkle...

Mike’s Christmas extravaganza tops the bill

BBC Radio Manchester’s Mike Sweeney receives standing ovation for his first Christmas extravaganza and raises £2K for BBC Children in Need Russell Watson and Jon...