Santa’s arrived ready for the big switch on

It may still be October and Halloween and Bonfire night are still to come but Santa has arrived in Albert Square and this year he’s...

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...

Tips for sticking to your budget this Christmas

Christmas should be a happy time for celebration with friends and family, but for some the very mention of Christmas causes feelings of dread....

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...

BPE sees boom for Christmas parties

Tuesday Bluesday peaks festive spirit Best Parties Ever see post-bank holiday boom for Christmas parties The final bank holiday of the year points to summer being...

Christmas came early at Southport Flower Show as curious garden theme inspired winter wonderland

The curious garden theme for the 2017 Southport Flower Show inspired many colourful and exuberant gardens but none more so than the Christmas themed winter wonderland...

The legendary Kim Wilde will be performing in Manchester with an exclusive Christmas show...

Kim Wilde brings her stunning live show to Manchester’s O2 Ritz for a special one-off date this Christmas on 22nd December - with support from...

New memorial to staff who died in Christmas Blitz

A new war memorial at Salford Royal will pay tribute to six members of staff who died when a parachute mine hit the then...

Christmas Party at HMP Hindley

The Greater Manchester prison that was criticised for having one of the worst daily routines inspectors said they had ever seen in a report...

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,...