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Rejoice in the city's cultural energy, stellar chefs and football fervour
From industrial beginnings to regenerated cultural hub
Join the Warehouse Project, a 2,000-strong party: on till Jan
Restaurants & cafés
Ignore the fact that it's in a hotel basement, Michael Caines is arguably one of Manchester's best eateries.
Welcome to boutique clubland
The ever-popular Sankeys is proof that serious partying is not solely about the mega-club.
Design with a difference
At this four-floor alternative shopping institution you'll find mix of new designers, vintagewear, records, homewares and kitsch gifts.
Among the astonishing array of treasures found here is the world's oldest surviving fragment of the New Testament.
A rich, historic collection with work by some of the world's most exciting contemporary artists.
Take a tour of this spectacular piece of nineteenth-century ecclesiastical architecture, designed by Edward Pugin.
Soulwax live at the Warehouse Project 2007 - © Sebastian Matthes/manox.net
Manchester's events diary is packed full of festivals, film screenings, art fairs and more.