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Celebrate national rum day in style

In Events, Food & Drink by Emily Fitzgibbons0 Comments

Celebrate National Rum Day on 16th August with an exotic taste of the strong stuff. Here’s three of Corn Exchange’s top picks…   Cabana Daiquiri The Brasilians are famed for their unbeatable cocktails, so Cabana knows a thing or two about making an epic beverage. The Cabana Daiquiri is a traditional mix of rum, citrus, sugar – if you want a fruity kick, add …

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Longest continuous inflatable obstacle course bounces into the North West

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The longest, continuous, inflatable obstacle course in the world is bouncing into the North West this weekend. Tickets are selling fast for the chance to experience the 1,000ft long Labyrinth Challenge which takes place at Haydock Park Racecourse on July 29 and 30. The thrilling course begins with participants jumping off a 20ft platform into a crash bag and concludes with …

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LEGOLAND®Discovery Centre Manchester LIVE at intu Trafford Centre!

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On Thursday 27 July, LEGOLAND®Discovery Centre Manchester is bringing the magic of LEGO® and its attraction live to the stage at intu Trafford Centre, in what promises to be an unforgettable family day out! Kicking off a summer of fun at LEGOLAND®Discovery Centre Manchester,the all-day LEGO® Ninjago™ themed extravaganza will feature live appearances from the centre’s Master Model Builder Alex – a LEGO® extraordinaire who can create ANYTHING from the …

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Disney on Ice comes to Manchester

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Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they take audiences on a fun-filled tour in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Journey to the most memorable Disney destinations with all of your favorite characters and get swept away by classic tales that have captivated the world. You and your family will explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon …

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CareerScape – an inspirational exhibition of creative work by Trafford primary school children about the world of work

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Children from Trafford Primary Schools will be exhibiting posters that they have created about the world of work and their future career aspirations at an innovative exhibition in Sale Library this summer. The CareerScape Exhibition will start on Monday the 17th July and is the culmination of a careers education programme that the children have been working on with local …

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Cheshire Oaks pulls out all the stops to offer ultimate summer holiday day out

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The centre has been transformed into a destination of family fun, where visitors can enjoy an open-air summer plaza area with a pop up bar, BBQ grill shack and giant games for kids including: Connect 4, Snakes & Ladders, Dominoes, Jenga, Quoits and Noughts & Crosses. The Summer Social will officially launch on Monday 24th July and will run until …

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Tram Tracks

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  Transport for Greater Manchester and The Bridgewater Hall are joining forces to deliver an exciting project, Tram Tracks, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Metrolink and The Bridgewater Hall’s 21st Birthday. Tram Tracks is a large-scale creative music project which aims to truly reflect the diverse communities across Greater Manchester and how those communities’ lives have been changed by the …

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Funny Girl returns to Manchester Palace Theatre

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Funny Girl, which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, returns to Manchester Palace Theatre in August to complete its national tour. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Darius Campbell as Nick Arnstein.  They are joined by Nigel Barber (Florenz Ziegfeld), Zoë Ann Bown (Mrs. Meeker), Martin Callaghan (Mr. Keeney), Jennifer Harding(Emma), Rachel Izen (Mrs Brice), Joshua Lay (Eddie) and Myra Sands (Mrs. Strakosh); with Rhianne Alleyne, Kit Benjamin, Lloyd Davies, Flora Dawson, Joseph Dockree, Abigayle Honeywill, Brontë Lavine, David …

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Festival without the fuss with The Vicarage

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The Vicarage Hotel in Cheshire is offering a package that’s out of this world for guests wanting to combine a trip to Jodrell Bank’s award-winning Bluedot Festival with the comfort and luxury of an overnight stay. Set against the stunning backdrop of Jodrell Bank’s iconic Lovell Telescope, Bluedot Festival takes place from 7-9th July and combines a star-studded line-up of …

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Fire Tech: Teaching 21st Century Tech Skills to 9-17 Year Olds in Manchester

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Fire Tech, a provider of hands-on, innovative education technology courses for 9-17 year olds, will be launching its summer tech camps in Manchester from 24th July – 11th August at The University of Manchester. Fire Tech offers a range of courses in coding, creating and making, such as video game design, app design, robotics and digital music production which are …