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Family-friendly festival celebrates opening of summer public art trail ‘Bee in the City’

Family-friendly festival celebrates opening of summer public art trail ‘Bee in the City’

CELEBRATE the opening weekend of Bee in the City – the stunning public art trail of over 100 giant 3D Bee sculptures taking over Manchester city centre this summer – by heading to the official ...

19 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Out of town review: Moorcock, Norland

Out of town review: Moorcock, Norland

A FAR from pretty moorland pub lauded to the skies for its innovative cuisine by the Observer’s Jay Rayner and fellow food critic Marina O’Loughlin of the Sunday Times. It lured ToM to take the ...

19 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Gaucho restaurant chain to call in administrators

Gaucho restaurant chain to call in administrators

IN a week when upmarket steakhouse rivals Hawksmoor confirmed plans to open a branch in New York the Gaucho restaurant group, burdened with a seven figure tax bill, is facing administration with a threat to ...

19 July 2018

Auction Against Hunger at Upper Campfield Market – foodie bash for a great cause

Auction Against Hunger at Upper Campfield Market – foodie bash for a great cause

A FASCINATING addition to Manchester’s food event calendar as Action Against Hunger launches the first Auction Against Hunger in the North on Thursday, September . Already established in London, this has proved a spectacular fund-raiser ...

17 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Brewing up a storm – Scouse Sour beats off Manc rivals to win MBW City Clash

Brewing up a storm – Scouse Sour beats off Manc rivals to win MBW City Clash

BEETROOT beat the lot in Manchester Beer Week’s hotly contested City Clash, where brewer team collaborations from Leeds, Liverpool, London and Bristol went up against two Manchester combos. At stake the unofficial accolade of Britain’s ...

17 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

The Moor the merrier as wine and beer specialists invade the Heatons

The Moor the merrier as wine and beer specialists invade the Heatons

BEST suburb to sup in? Well, the Heatons are certainly staking their claim. Already blessed with the likes of Heaton Hops, Bottle and a clutch of fine locals, now there’s a duo of outlets offering ...

17 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Real Junk Food Manchester to open the North’s FIRST waste food catering business!

Real Junk Food Manchester to open the North’s FIRST waste food catering business!

REAL Junk Food Manchester is set for another first. In September 2018 the social enterprise will open the North’s first ever waste food catering business. The new, larger (and still non-profit) operation will use food ...

17 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Fourth Evuna set to open in foodie haunt Altrincham

Fourth Evuna set to open in foodie haunt Altrincham

IT’S hard to credit but Spanish wine and food stalwart Evuna on Deansgate is nearing its 15th birthday. What started a standalone wine importing venture by Frances Dowler and her daughter Jane now also encompasses ...

17 July 2018

THE REFUGE PRESENTS. SUMMER IN THE CITY – BIG GRILLIE STYLE BBQ & BEATS

THE REFUGE PRESENTS. SUMMER IN THE CITY –  BIG GRILLIE STYLE BBQ & BEATS

THE Refuge are making the most of British summer time by introducing ‘Summer In The City’ on Saturday, July 28 rom 12pm-7pm in The Refuge Courtyard. On the premise that that hip hop and barbecue ...

17 July 2018

FESTA ITALIANA WEEKEND WELCOMES A RECORD 28,000 PLUS VISITORS

FESTA ITALIANA WEEKEND WELCOMES A RECORD 28,000 PLUS VISITORS

FESTA Italiana returned to Manchester for the second time over the weekend of July 13-15) and topped its own impressive record from last year to welcome over 28,000 people to the Cathedral Gardens festival. Over ...

17 July 2018 by Neil Sowerby

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