We hope that you’ve found plenty of fun and free things to do in Lowton, if we’ve missed any of your local favourites then do let us know. We aim to be the best website to help adults, families and children find great new ideas for places to go and stuff to do in your free time. There’s hopefully something for everyone here of all ages and interests.

Inside Daniel Libeskind's aluminum-clad architectural stunner is a war museum with a difference, exploring the effects of conflict on society rather than fetishising the instruments of destruction...

A daily walking tour of the city's highlights (departing from the Central Library at 11am), including the Town Hall and the Royal Exchange...

Two separate venues in one: the Lyric Theatre, with the country's largest stage outside the West End, hosts all kinds of performances including Opera North. The smaller Quays hosts more intimate gigs.

The story of Britain's 200-year march to democracy is told in all its pain and pathos at this superb museum, housed in a refurbished Edwardian pumping station...

You don't have to be a fan of the world's most famous football club to enjoy a visit to their impressive 75,000-plus capacity stadium, but it helps...

A three-week-long biennial arts festival of artist-led new work across visual arts, performance and popular culture. The next festival is scheduled for July 2017.

The genteel game of cricket is a big deal here and the biggest game of Lancashire's season is the Roses match against Yorkshire...

Perennial underdogs Manchester City have been transformed into Premier League heavyweights thanks to the vast wealth of Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi...

One of England's biggest celebrations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender life, held over three days of the August Bank Holiday at the end of the month...

The complete menu of tours includes explorations of every aspect of Manchester's personality, from music to history and politics to pubs...

With multiple performance spaces, bars, restaurants and shops, this contemporary arts centre attracts more than a million visitors a year to its myriad functions, which include everthing from big-name theatrical prod...

Manchester's superb foodie scene shows off its wares over 10 days in mid-October. Farmers markets, pop-up restaurants and gourmet events are just part of the UK's biggest urban food fest.

You can explore the historic Peak Forest Canal between Manchester and the Peak District on the Wandering Duck, a combined budget hostel and narrow-boat tour.

Summer season of outdoor films, complete with deckchairs, beginning in May. Grab some food from The Kitchens and enjoy the show.

On this 70-minute tour of Manchester City's home ground you'll visit the players' dressing room, lounge and warm-up room; sit in the manager's seat in the dugout; get a bird's-eye view from the directors' box; and st...

Manchester's rich industrial legacy is explored in this excellent museum set within the enormous grounds of the old Liverpool St Station, the oldest rail terminus in the world...

The BBC's northern home is but one significant element of this vast, 81-hectare site...

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For kids and families we’ve got soft play centres, indoor and outdoor activity centres, amusement parks, swimming pools, ski slopes, water parks, children’s farms, horse riding, pottery making, ice skating, sports centres, roller skating, go karting, paintball, climbing walls, ten pin bowling and much more.

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A day to celebrate all things Manchester: art, music and performances, including a parade through the city centre.

Manchester Airport, south of the city, is the largest airport outside London, with connections to 14 UK airports, most of mainland Europe and a growing number of long-haul destinations, including 11 cities in the US ...

Gathered under the one roof are a number of 'street food' producers including Bangers and Bacon (@bangersandbacon), Chaat Cart (Indian street food; @chaatcart), the Hip Hop Chip Shop (@thehiphopchippy), Dim Sum Su (@...

And when you’re starting to feel hungry, thirsty or tired then check out the best places to eat, drink and stay for the night. We love new suggestions to keep the site up to date and comprehensive, so feel free to send in all your local favourites.

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