A CITY WITH
ENERGY AND VERVE
A spell-binding blend of nonchalance, charm, tradition and eccentricity, Manchester continues to captivate visitors with a repertoire of attractions; the home of high-end fashion and quirky independent boutiques, art-house cinema, sumptuous cuisine as well as a host of emerging musical talent, this stereotypically showery city continues to sprinkle light on the lives of each person who passes through its domain.
THIS CITY HAS IT ALL.
Manchester is home to the 3rd highest-grossing arena, with only London’s O2 Arena and the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City ousting the Manchester Arena. The city affectionately known as Manny by locals truly illuminates and thrives when thrust into the spotlight; the harmonious soundtrack of Manchester continually inspires a feat of dance amongst partygoers, while by-passers stop and gaze in awe of the divine street art plastered across the backdrop of the swanky Northern Quarter, just one of many areas equipped to deliver an enthralling evening.
Manchester International Festival, the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, takes place biennially in the heart of the city centre. The festival launched in 2007 as an artist-led initiative, before spawning into a mammoth dedication to performing arts, visual arts and popular culture and is a continuous reminder of the sense of pride associated with being a Mancunian
BUILT ON SUCCESS
AN UNITED IN GLORY
With two Premiership teams and stunning sports facilities including Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester Velodrome and Manchester Aquatics Centre, the city truly is the playground of champions.