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Manchester Guidebook

Visiting Old Trafford?

Lovingly put together and jammed with ideas to help you get the max out of your next visit to the Theatre of Dreams, including: ticket information and sales, hotel information and sales, travel and parking tips and loads more....


A guide to everything that's open late and 24x7 in Manchester


Moving home or business?
Save yourself hours of searching by registering with VM just once and we will automatically forward your details/request to all the relevant agents in Manchester on your behalf Each agent will then email you details of all suitable properties that they have on their books which match your chosen location, price and requirements...


A full guide to what's on stage in the city's top theatres right now, including all the latest reviews and previews. more

Great Days Out

Check out Jonathan Schofield's top 10 Manchester tourist attractions and our recommendations on great days out in Manchester area more


A wide variety of attractions for all tastes more


Manchester's Chinese community is one of the largest in Europe, and Chinatown in the city centre one of the Manchester's tourist attractions. more


A new set of photographs celebrating the Europa Festival, the European Cup Final and the arrival of Summer in Manchester, June 2003. more

Getting Around

Quick guide to getting around Manchester - public transports and taxis explained. more

Manchester Urbanite

Need a doctor or a cleaner, fancy ordering breakfast in bed or want a video delivering direct to your door? It's all in the ultimate city centre survival guide to Manchester. more

Manchester Shopping Guide

1,600 local retailers listed, with easy to use interactive maps and directions. more

Online Shopping Guide

Looking for a gift? With a little foresight you can get all your on-line gift shopping done right here. Click here if you're looking for inspiration


We've teamed up with and can offer discounted meals at many of Manchester's top restaurants including Le Petit Blanc, Livebait, Nico Central, Pacific, Shimla Pinks and many more. more

Manchester Club Culture

Want access to the best nights, the best VIP lounges, free tickets and free drinks? Plus, up to date guides to all the top clubs, bars, and nightlife in Manchester...
All in Manchester After Dark. more

Best of Manchester

A quick reference quide for residents of and visitors to the city, detailing the very best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, pubs and retailers in Manchester.