Manchester boasts a wide range of entertainment resources.
For more modern entertainment, the well established Palace Theatre boasts some of the big names in TV and Radio in the captivating performances. : Christmas with the Rat Pack : Dec 08 to Mar '09 - Mary Poppins.
The modern Royal Exchange Theatre attracts some of the biggest names on the British and European theatre circuit.
The stunning Lowry has a spectacular line up of Comedians, Plays and future singers to TV productions this year. What's On - Dec - 'Allo Allo' and The Wizard of Oz.
The architecturally stunning Bridgewater Hall hosts over 250 international music events a year. What's on - John Barrowman, Marti Pellow, Martha Wainwright, Liza Minnelli, Buddy Guy, K.D.Lang and Shelby Lynne to name just a few. Christmas Classicals can be heard from around the 13th December - 28th December.
Manchester Evening News Arena with its bustling atmosphere and the amazing lists of events including the famous Elton John and his Red Piano in December, plus a one off New Kids on the Block 16 January 2009.
Carling Apollo - What's on - Dec - Mighty Boosh, Primal Scream, Jason Donavon and Bootleg Beatles
The Manchester Academy frequently host big-name bands. Alternatively, smaller music venues are located all round the city, showcasing unsigned or smaller bands.
Manchester's Comedy Store lets you into a rib tickling treat, try and book early for one of these shows as they are very popular and worth it!
Take time out and explore all that Manchester has to offer, with Theatre's, Comedy Clubs, Concert Venues, Cinemas, Restaurants, Bars and Clubs there is something to suit everyone.