Rochdale Christmas Market and big Christmas switch-on this weekend

Rochdale's festive countdown kicks off this weekend, when the town hall stages a Christmas Market followed by the lights-switch on and fireworks on Saturday,...

Escape to the Amazon this Xmas

Treetop Adventure Golf at The Printworks is getting in the festive spirit for their very first Christmas in Manchester. Join them over the school...

Two thousand limited Christmas Bee Baubles are up for grabs at Manchester’s Arndale

Mancunians will have an extra special reason to head into town this weekend, as Manchester Arndale is giving out exclusive Christmas Bee baubles in...

Only 15% of Brits know all of the gifts in the Twelve Days of...

While people usually expect to receive all of their presents on Christmas Day itself, one lucky individual receives hundreds of gifts across the festive...

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...

The best woodwork presents for Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year for the fun and goodwill it brings. A big part of spreading this goodwill to family and...

The markets have opened with a taste of augmented reality

Manchester Christmas Markets opened this morning and this year they come with a taste of Augmented Reality. Futuristic tech will give the Christmas Markets a...

Best Christmas party experience?

What are you doing for Christmas? The Christmas countdown is starting soon and About Manchester needs your help! If it seems a bit previous, that might...

Around The World In 80 Days docking at Salford Quays this Christmas.

The New Vic Theatre’s celebrated production of Jules Verne’s Around The World in 80 Days adapted by Laura Eason and directed by Theresa Heskins...

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...