Top Choice Arts Centre in Manchester


One of Britain's best new arts centres, Home has two theatre spaces that host provocative new work in a variety of contexts, from proscenium sets to promenade pieces. The five cinema screens show the latest indie re…
Cricket in Manchester

Lancashire County Cricket Club

The genteel game of cricket is a big deal here and the biggest game of Lancashire's season is the Roses match against Yorkshire. They – and their limited overs team, the Lancashire Lightning – play their matches at …
Live Music in Manchester

Soup Kitchen

By day a typical Northern Quarter canteen-style cafe, but at night this is one of the city's best places to catch live music, with a full schedule of gigs by all kinds of indie acts passing through town. When the ba…
Live Music in Manchester

Band on the Wall

A top-notch venue that hosts everything from rock to world music, with splashes of jazz, blues and folk thrown in.
Live Music in Manchester

Deaf Institute

Excellent midsized venue in a former institute for the deaf; also includes a smaller venue in the basement and a cafe on the ground floor. It's where you'll hear alt rock and pop by dozens of local bands we guarante…
Live Music in Manchester

Ruby Lounge

Terrific live-music venue in the Northern Quarter that features mostly rock bands. It gets very loud. After the bands there's usually a club night that runs until late.
Cinema in Manchester

AMC Cinemas

A 16-screen multiplex in a retail centre that was formerly a goods warehouse for the Northern Railway Company.
Cinema in Manchester

Odeon Cinema

A 20-screen complex in the middle of the Printworks centre.
Football in Manchester

Manchester City

Perennial underdogs Manchester City have been transformed into Premier League heavyweights thanks to the vast wealth of Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi. In 2016 'Citeh' signed megastar manager Josep 'Pep' Guardiola to a…
Theatre in Manchester

Royal Exchange

Interesting contemporary plays are standard at this magnificent, modern theatre-in-the-round.