Things to do
The ultimate guide to things to do in Manchester.
Whether you’re looking for restaurants in Manchester, local parks, or cool activities, you’ve reached the right place. This section of Manc Madam is ever growing, because I just love to get out! Be sure to keep checking in for the latest scoop on things to do in Manchester.
A First Glance at The Botanist Nestled between Cau, and Wagamama, The Botanist is by far the most ornate restaurant in the Media City neighbourhood. It’s mystical exterior, a jungle of tessellated ivy and garden-themed furnishings, draws your eyes as it overpowers...read more
For the first time in my life I attended the Ideal Home Show in Manchester, and I honestly had no idea what to expect. OK so of course I’ve heard of the show-because who hasn’t? But I suppose it’s one of those events where you’ll never truly know what it's like until...read more
Who can believe it’s that time of year again? With summer a distant memory, halloween done and dusted, and the sight of daylight a rarity- there’s only two things left to do: 1. Try and comprehend Christmas, and 2. Get ready for the bonfire. Join your local community...read more
My boyfriend and I are very different which can make deciding where to go for a date a pain in the arse. I might fancy dressing up, going for a couple of drinks, maybe a nice meal, while he fancies a low key night at the cinema. Ah decisions. I’ve been thinking of...read more
I’m always on the hunt for new restaurants in Manchester, and my latest quest for a bargain led me to Cabana, conveniently located in The Corn Exchange, Manchester. The bargain in question was 3 courses for £19.95, so you know, I wasn't going to scroll past that. If...read more
This week, my obsession with food led me like a carrot to a donkey to The Brotherhood of Pursuits & Pastimes, Manchester’s newest luxury sports bar. Ordinarily, I'd give a sports bar a wide birth, what with me being worlds away from Manchester's biggest sports fan...read more
If it’s not chicken, beef, pizza or bacon- I don’t eat it. Seriously, this is my diet in a nutshell. Very plain, very simple and very, very safe. Being the daughter of two chefs is wasted on me. I’ve been thinking a lot about my fussy eating habits lately and I’m...read more
Hands down, autumn’s the best time of year for country walks. Layering up the knitwear, stepping out into the fresh open air, making the most of the few hours of sunlight we actually have; forget summer, autumn's where it’s at. Lucky for us, Manchester’s well linked...read more
Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza is the best in town, so they say. Having been to Naples in the last year, I’m going out on a whim when I say: I have every right to judge this one. So, after hearing the praise, my boyfriend and I went on a mission to see how Rudy’s bears up to...read more
The Crystal Maze Live Experience is the ultimate throwback to the 90’s. I’m a 1993 baby and struggled to remember much about the show beforehand. Strangely, when I entered the maze I felt a wave of nostalgia instantly came flooding back. And let me tell you, it was...read more
Recently, my younger brother turned the big 21, and (being the family that we are) we had to make it special. The thing is, we're a big family, so finding activities suitable for everyone (between the ages of 12 and 50) can be a challenge. A scour of the internet and...read more