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Things To Do: MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MOVIE EXPERIENCE – Mayfield Depot, Manchester

Festive Cinema at the Magical Christmas Movie Experience

The Fairytale Festive Cinema at the Magical Christmas Movie Experience in Manchester.  © Donna Kelly

With its enchanted forest, live entertainment and Christmas themed refreshments, the MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MOVIE EXPERIENCE is sure to get you in the festive mood

Pop-up cinemas seem to be the “in thing” at the moment but rarely are they done well. Despite the best intentions of the organisers, many guests are often left disappointed by cold venues, poor refreshments and expensive ticket prices...

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Restaurant Review: Pier Eight – The Lowry, Salford

Pier Eight at The Lowry

Pier Eight Restaurant at The Lowry. Photo Credit: Percy Dean

With its range of hearty dishes and contemporary setting, Pier Eight is the perfect setting for a pre-show meal or special occasion

Since starting Frankly My Dear UK back in 2014, I’ve been lucky enough to review over 100 productions at The Lowry. Yet apart from a few pre-show drinks, I had never actually eaten there...

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Sunday Times Style Grand Reopening of The Principal Manchester Hotel

The Principal Manchester Hotel

The highly anticipated Principal Manchester Hotel had its grand opening last night with a special event hosted in association with Sunday Times Style.

The iconic Principal Manchester Hotel (formally known as The Palace Hotel) has been given a £25m revamp by its new owners Starwood Capital to restore the hotel to its former glory.

To mark the grand opening, Sunday Times Style put on a special “Northern knees-up” event on 3 November...

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