Tag Archives: Manchester

Festively themed winter bars

At this time of year it’s all fairy lights, frosty nights and celebrating the festive season with your nearest and dearest. Here are some of the best places to enjoy a hot cocktail and soak up some good cheer. Netil … Continue reading

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Dan’s Jukebox: Star Slinger

There are some days where I wish listening to a certain track would transform the seasons. When will this interminable winter be done? Today’s musical gem, from Manchester based musician/producer Star Slinger, is pure sunshine on a Sunday afternoon. It … Continue reading

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Five of the best: underground restaurants and pop-up dining rooms

The London phenomenon of pop-up restaurants or supper clubs is well and truly established but you can find them springing up across the whole of the UK. They’re often intimate affairs, with dining taking place in people’s homes or in … Continue reading

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Top of the shops: Marmite Pop-up Shop

The two yellow giants of the UK, Marmite and Selfridges, have teamed up for a limited time with new Marmite Pop-up Shops in the Selfridges stores of London, Birmingham and Manchester. The shops will stock over 150 Marmite-tastic products, many … Continue reading

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Street art UK: The lovely work of Ben Slow

Painting by Ben Slow, Manchester A dreamy mix of street art style and fine art skill, Ben Slow’s art work is beautiful and distinctive. He has pieces on walls across the UK and Europe and is featured in the Street … Continue reading

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Beards of Manchester

Well face furniture fans, Movember is once again fast approaching, and while some will be committed to the cause, others will undoubtedly use it as a good excuse just to stay in bed that little bit longer each morning. Either … Continue reading

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Out and about: Manchester

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and staying in looks like a very tempting prospect. But what you’re forgetting about is The Warehouse Project. For 12 weeks, the underside of Piccadilly Station in Manchester will be … Continue reading

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Top of the Shops: Afflecks, Manchester

‘Afflecks is an emporium of eclecticism, a totem of indie commerce in Manchester’s Northern Quarter and above all else a fantastic place to shop for anything from top hats to tattoos.’ So it says on their website. And we couldn’t … Continue reading

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