|Visit Manchester - the official destination website for Manchester
Surf this amazing site for details of where to stay in Manchester, what to do, dining and leisure opportunities.
|Brodsky at the RNCM: Special Offers in January!
Redeveloped during the summer, Brodsky opened in September and offers morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner every day, finishing as a discerning choice for drinks through the later evening. It's open from 11am - 11pm.
Through January get the following discounts:
20% off Pre-Theatre Dining
|Tutankhamun - Museum of Museums Night - Discounted Entry
Museum of Museums, Trafford Centre, Phoenix Way, off Barton Dock Road
Thursday 27 January 2011, 5.00 pm until midnight
Museum of Museums Night will celebrate all things Ancient Egyptian to support fundraising for The Manchester Museum's Ancient Worlds galleries. The evening will feature guest appearances, music, eye-opener tours and The Manchester Museum's own artefacts on display, plus much more! All proceeds go towards fundraising for The Manchester Museum's Ancient Worlds galleries.
|Manchester Chamber Concerts Society
with the Cropper-Welsh-Roscoe Piano Trio
Monday 24 January 2011, 7.30pm
The final three concerts of MCCS's season present international musicians with Manchester connections, and this trio is a shining example - Peter Cropper is well known as leader of the Lindsay Quartet, Martin Roscoe has a career as an international concert pianist still based in his native region, and Moray Welsh, one of the UK's most distinguished cellists, was a regular visitor at the Manchester International Cello Festivals. Together they form one of the liveliest piano trios on the international stage today. As an extra treat, you can hear them in a free pre-concert discussion at 6.30pm.
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|Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani in Lancaster
20 January 2011, 7.30pm
Mahan Esfahani is emerging as one of the world's finest harpsichordists - this exceptional young musician studied at Stanford University then launched his international career with the support of the Borletti Buitoni Trust. He's currently a BBC New Generation Artist and artist in Residence at Oxford University. His programme combines gems of the keyboard repertoire with Lou Harrison's sparky Six Sonatas.
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|National Theatre Live Screening of FELA! At Cornerhouse
Thursday 13 January 2011, 6.45pm
As part of their National Theatre Live season, broadcasting the best of British theatre live to the big screen, Cornerhouse presents FELA!, a provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music. FELA! explores the world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti using his pioneering music (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies) to reveal his controversial life as an artist and political activist.
|Royal Exchange Theatre - Exciting line-up for 2011!
Major revivals of classics and a world premiere make up an exciting line-up for the new Spring / Summer 2011 Season at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre.
The season opens with Noël Coward's stylish comedy Private Lives which will be directed by Michael Buffong who directed the hugely acclaimed A Raisin in the Sun at the Exchange in 2010.
The season continues with the world premiere of 5@50 by Canadian playwright Brad Fraser. This quirky look at the lives of five women about to turn 50 is directed by Royal Exchange founding Artistic Director Braham Murray.
Following this, Royal Exchange Artistic Director Sarah Frankcom directs Arthur Miller's powerful drama A View from the Bridge.
And the season concludes with a new production of William Shakespeare's gloriously sunny comedy As You Like It.
Further details and to get a season brochure
|Dance Moves 2011 at The Lowry
This January to April The Lowry embraces a whole host of exciting dance styles, both old and new, offering you to the chance to try something truly sensational. From the sophisticated Birmingham Royal Ballet's Cinderella, to the sexy Midnight Tango with stars from Strictly Come Dancing, to the critically acclaimed Michael Clark, Dance Moves 2011 continues to expand The Lowry's commitment to delivering inspiring arts. Whether you're a self-confessed fanatic, or curious to find out more about the diverse world of dance, you're going to love their new moves!
|Federation of Recorded Music Societies
Founded in 1936, there are hundreds of affiliated societies across the country and many in the North West of England, aiming to develop the appreciation and understanding of recorded classical music.
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|City Centre Voice
This Facebook Profile lists all the latest news and happenings in Manchester City Centre. Established and run by City Centre residents. Definately worth a read!
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|Holidays with Music
Inspired by Manchester Camerata's current season celebrating the great cities of the world and the music they produced, discover a local company aiming to bring music to life.
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