Manchester is one of the liveliest cities in the UK and offers many different entertainment options. From shopping in Arndale or quirky vintage shops and markets; to going to the theatre or its many museums. Here are some of the best plans to do in Manchester in January.
Manchester is well know for its successful football teams. This month, United will face Liverpool at Old Trafford in a game not to be missed! If you are lucky enough to get tickets for the big event(they cost over £250 for non members) you will enjoy an experience full of stars, competitiveness and, of course, the best football skills.
Manchester United vs. Liverpool 15th January - 16:00 - Tickets from £250
The best track cyclists of the country will compete for the National Title from 27th to 29th January. It will be a great opportunity to witness Team GB competing against some of the newest talents that are pushing hard in the track. Who does not like a good competition?
British Cycling National Track Championship National Cycling Centre, 27th – 29th January Tickets from £8 Check availability here. Some dates and Multipass SOLD OUT.
- Manchester Beer and Cider Festival
Lucky drinkers are in for a treat since 135 British breweries have confirmed they will supply beer to the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival 2017. Attendees will also enjoy a remarkable selection of beers and ciders from all over the World.
The festival takes place from Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st of January, at Manchester Central, only a 15 minute walk from Townhouse Hotel. So why not take the first drink in our 101 Bar, which will have a 10% discount for festival goers. Cheers to that!
Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2017 - Manchester Central Arena, 19th – 21st January - Glass hire £3 (refundable) – Tickets from £7
If you are gutted because you can not travel to China for the Chinese New Year´s Celebrations, you are in luck: Manchester is bringing them to you! The city has planned a number of parades andperformances between the 26th and 29th January to celebrate the Year of the Rooster.
Manchester Chinese New Year Celebrations - 26th – 29th January - Click here for more information.
MUSIC & CULTURE
Manchester Central Library presents a photographic journey into the history of Oasis by Jill Furmanovsky, his aim being to showcase “the unique chemistry that formed Oasis, a band that in it’s time blew all the others away”. Whether you are a fan or not, this exhibition is more than a tribute to a band but to an era and to music as a whole.
Oasis DNA by Jill Furmanovsky Manchester Central Library - Free (Guided tour with Furmanovsky 11th January £5)
As you can see, Manchester has activities for everyone. So, if you have not visited the city yet, what are you waiting for?