5 Ways to Spend March in Manchester

Here is our list of 5 things you should check out this month, in Manchester.

1. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day the Irish Way!

Manchester is home to a number of established, and well loved Irish pubs- Mulligans, O’Sheas Irish Bar and Kielys to name a few. Take a trip down to one of these lively pubs to celebrate the Irish way on St Patrick’s Day- live music and a pint of Guinness!

2. Marvel at the Manchester Museum 

Manchester Museum has recently reopened after a £15m redevelopment. Visit, or revisit the city’s best-known museum and enjoy its extensive collection of fascinating natural history and human artefacts, including a fossilised Tyrannosaurus Rex and a tomb-like exhibition of over 16,000 ancient Egyptian artefacts. Housed within brand new spaces you can also enjoy the exhibits within the Lee Kai Hung Chinese culture gallery and the south Asia gallery both of which explore links between Asian and British Asian cultures. 


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3. Explore Football Past & Present at the National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is the place to learn more about Manchester’s favourite game. Learn about the game, see iconic memorabilia, and show your skills through the museum’s football challenges.


4. Celebrate Manchester’s Makers at the Craft and Design Centre

The award-winning Manchester Craft and Design Centre is home to over 30 independent artists, designers and craft makers housed under one roof within Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter. Browse and shop artisan textiles, jewellery, homeware and more, participate in craft workshops or simply enjoy an artisan coffee in the café.


5. Discover Suffragist Trailblazer’s at The Pankhurst Centre

The Pankhurst Centre is an iconic site of women’s activism, past and present. For an even better understanding of how the Suffragettes changed this city visit The Pankhurst Centre, the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst and her family, and the site of the very first meeting of the movement that became known as the suffragettes!


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