This one's for lovers so, at the risk of alienating all of the single people in Manchester, here's our selection of romantic passtimes for this coming Valentine's Day. From dining out at one of Manchester's best restaurants to wooing your beau at a swanky cocktail bar, there's plenty to enjoy. And if you're single or alone? We give you unreserved permission to go and drown your sorrows at the pub.
Manchester Valentine's Day ideas
When it comes to dating, it sure can be a jungle out there. Whether you’re venturing out for a first date, treading your way through the early stages of something that might be or marking affections a bit more established, there’s no denying that the whole pressure of going on a date can often get those palms a little clammy. But calm down as here are five of Manchester’s best spots to fit the bill.
Art lovers rejoice. We've chosen five paintings with the eternal subject of love as thier theme, all of which you can see in Manchester Art Gallery at any time, but whihc make a nice mini tour for Valentine's Day.
You might not be able to score a decent restaurant reservation this Valentine’s weekend, but as usual, there’s plenty of room on the dancefloor and a distinct lack of couple-centric schmaltz on offer too. Disco, dub, house, jazz and admittedly romance tinged soul are all available this weekend in Manchester.
With Valentine's Day around the corner it can be a lonely time for the single people in Manchester. Hearts and flowers are adorning the bars and restaurants ready to welcome couples celebrating their love for each other. So where would you look if you were trying to find that perfect someone this February? We've found the following dating events to help you out.
The film version of the steamy novel comes out over the Valentine's Day weekend - not stupid these film people are they? Its star Jamie Dornan talks to Time Out about how it feels to be on the cusp of worldwide stardom.
These days, finding love can be as much about technology as chemistry. With your phone in your hand and the Tinder app at the ready (or Grindr, Scruff, Growlr or any manner of alternatives for those looking for same sex dates), you can browse loads of potential partners with a flick of the thumb. Press 'like' if you do or move on. Simple. But look for long enough and you'll see some themes and similarities coming through. So as Valentine's Day approaches, we take a long hard look deep inside the Tinder-verse to uncover ten things we've learned to prepare you if you're new to it all.
Is there anything more romantic than holding hands in teh park as you stroll along, kicking through the fallen leaves? Here are ten places where romance is free this Valentine's Day.
Awarded 'Best Independent Retailer' at the 2013 Manchester Tourism Awards, Manchester Craft & Design Centre boasts over 30 artists, designers and craft makers under one roof. If you can't find the ideal gift for your true love here, you should probably split up...
Whatever tickles your culinary fancy, there are plenty of very good Manchester restaurants to get stuck into. And with such a sound selection on offer, it can be tricky to whittle down where to head, but any of these would make a perfect place to treat your loved one to a romantic meal.