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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 …

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Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff to make stage debut in Fat Friends – the Musical

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Former England cricket captain and star of SKY’s League of Their Own, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff will swap the cricket pitch to tread the boards as he joins an all- star cast for the world premiere of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends – the Musical which comes to Manchester Opera House from Mon 19 – Sat 24 March 2018. Freddie will play Kevin Chadwick opposite the previously announced, Jodie Prenger as his …

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester searches for young LEGO® Masters

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, at intu Trafford Centre Manchester, is offering the dream job for budding LEGO builders – to be part of its official Creative Crew in 2017. A much sought after position; being part of this year’s Creative Crew includes unlimited entry in to UK’s only LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre for you and your family for a year and creative build sessions with …

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BID Awards celebrate unlimited success in Altrincham!

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Altrincham town centre businesses turned out in force this week to recognise the achievements of businesses from a range of sectors at the first Altrincham Unlimited BID Awards. Hosted by BBC North West presenter Beccy Barr, the awards took place at the Cresta Court Hotel in Altrincham on Tuesday 20thJune. Winners and runners up in nine categories were selected based …

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Cloud 23 launches the ultimate music and taste experience

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Welcome to Manchester’s first music venue in the clouds. Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to launch an all-new ‘Summer of Music’ at Cloud 23. Every month, watch the panoramic, sky bar transform into the ultimate music and party venue, featuring live music from some of Manchester’s finest artists, DJs and bands. A variety of musical acts will take to the stage, …

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Gaming icons, YouTube stars and Minecraft wizards at Digital Kids Show

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Manchester has been chosen as the place to host an amazing line-up of famous YouTubers in November, as part of the all-inclusive family day out Digital Kids Show. World renowned gaming legend, Ali-A, who has over 13,500,000 subscribers across his two channels and more than three billion video views, has been confirmed to appear at the 2017 event, which returns to EVENTCITY in Manchester from Saturday …

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Didsbury Arts Festival 2017 24 June – 2 July

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DAF is back! With 100 amazing events packed into nine days, this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever!  With live music, visual arts, film, drama, comedy, family fun and much, much more, there’s certainly something for everyone … Join in the opening celebrations at Fletcher Moss Park on Saturday 24 June (from 11 am) with live music …

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Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage Visits Manchester Palace Theatre

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Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott are delighted to announce that the new UK production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, is mamboing back onto the road after a sensational Christmas season in the West End followed by international dates in Bremen and Cannes. The show tours the UK and Ireland until the autumn of 2017, which includes Manchester …