As Manchester United prepare to celebrate an historic 20th league title, details for the Premier League Champions 2012/13 trophy parade on Monday 13 May have been confirmed.
Only four weeks away, the countdown has begun for Manchester Day and an army of artists, community groups and volunteers have already begun the herculean task of producing the incredible parade.
Preparations for the much anticipated Manchester Day Parade have already begun and there is only a week left to submit an application to be involved, with this year’s theme Wish You Were Here!
Traditional lanterns, parading dragons and dancing lions will transform Manchester this weekend as the Chinese New Year celebrations welcome the Year of the Snake.
The countdown to Christmas will officially begin this Friday with the world famous Manchester Christmas lights switch-on and a show packed with entertainment.
Civic dignitaries, servicemen and women, service and ex-service organisations, faith leaders and uniformed organisations, will take part in Manchester’s Remembrance Day service on Sunday 11 November.
Wythenshawe Hall is set to re-open to the public on Saturday and Sunday (27-28 October) for its first weekend staffed by volunteers.
Chart-topping boyband The Wanted and X-Factor Mancunian Misha B have been announced as the headline acts to push the button at Manchester’s Christmas lights switch-on in partnership with Key 103.
As the clock is put back, the clock tower tours come back!
Residents are being invited to enjoy a safe and enjoyable bonfire night after the record success of last year’s events.
Olympic and Paralympic athletes will help Manchester show its appreciation of the hard work of the city’s best sports clubs, coaches, athletes, schools and volunteers at the Manchester Sports Awards.
The Labour Party will return to Manchester later this month for its Annual Conference, an event which is expected to generate £23.9m for the local economy.
Manchester people are being urged to use Manchester Pride to send a message of solidarity to gay people in our sister city of St Petersburg.
The largest celebration of South Asian arts and culture in the north of England returns to Manchester this weekend.
Free family-friendly interactive event will run daily 11am-7pm from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 August at Albert Square in Manchester.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Elaine Boyes will lead a solemn ceremony on Thursday 9 August to mark the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
MTV UK – part of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) UK & Ireland – has revealed that it will be staging ‘MTV Crashes Manchester’, a live music event, in collaboration with the city council.
Would-be triathletes can have a go at this gruelling endurance sport - in the comfort of Exchange Square's popular Olympics Live Site.
Nominations close on Tuesday 31 July for the inaugural Alan Turing Memorial Award.
The little known history of one of Manchester’s most diverse and fascinating areas will be uncovered this weekend in a new heritage walk.
The Manchester Mega Mela in Platt Fields Park has become the latest casualty of the weather.
Manchester will thank all members of the armed forces, past and present, when it celebrates Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June in Piccadilly Gardens.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate all things Manchester for the third Manchester Day Parade and its theme – The Sky’s the Limit: A celebration of heroic achievements.
When Pat Eaton carries the Olympic torch on part of its journey through the North West, she will be doing it for every disabled child and carer in the country.
As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend approaches, Manchester is gearing up for the celebrations.
More charities are set to benefit from the Bupa Great Manchester Run after a group of young volunteers collected nearly a tonne of clothing during the event.
A host of fantastical creations and captivating stories are set to delight the crowds as the countdown to the Manchester Day Parade begins.
Having attracted over 15,000 visitors over three-days to last year’s Manchester Picnic, the popular food fest is set to return to Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre for its third year from 3- 5 August 2012 with more gourmet delights. Organised by Piccadilly Partnership, there will be stalls serving tasty treats from 11am – 6pm each day.
Young people from two schools in Manchester are creating a timeline of local women who inspire them to celebrate International Women's Day.
Could you create an album in a day? That’s the challenge on offer to women in Manchester at this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations.
High school children from Manchester will learn first hand about the experience of a holocaust survivor at a special event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2012.
The countdown to Christmas will begin in earnest on Thursday 1 December as Manchester welcomes a giant MCR Loves Christmas advent calendar to Piccadilly Gardens.
Hark! There’s a new star in the Twittersphere.
Feel the true Christmas spirit at the Lord Mayor’s annual Christmas Carol Concert, taking place at Manchester Town Hall on Thursday 1 December.
The Manchester Day Parade will return in 2012 with the theme – The Sky’s the Limit…a celebration of heroic achievements.
Manchester music legends The Stone Roses will be the first act to perform the new series of major concerts at Manchester's Heaton Park.
Plans for the Hulme Festival have been scaled back.
A visit to Manchester by the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin is to be remembered next week, fifty years on.
Crumpsall is set to celebrate in style with its annual carnival on Sunday 26 June.
Manchester will thank all members of the armed forces, past and present, when it celebrates Armed Forces Day on Saturday 25 June at Piccadilly Gardens.
On Monday 20 June, The Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Harry Lyons JP, will lead the start of Manchester’s official celebrations for Armed Forces Day when he attends the raising of the armed forces flag.
Tens of thousands of Manchester United fans lined the streets of the city centre to watch the team celebrate their record-breaking 19th Barclays Premier League win.
Construction giants in Manchester are lending their support to this year’s Manchester Day event.
People travelling in and out of the city centre this Bank Holiday Monday are being reminded there will be a Manchester United FC victory parade.
Hundreds of churchgoers from parishes across Manchester and Salford are set to take to the city streets on Monday 30 May for the traditional Whit Walk.
A victory parade will be held on Monday 30 May to celebrate Manchester United’s record-breaking 19th league title and, potentially, their fourth Champions League trophy win.
The first details of Manchester City FC’s FA Cup victory parade have been announced as players and fans begin to celebrate.
Sunday 15 May will see the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Mark Hackett, lace up his trainers for the Great Manchester Run in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Charity and Touraid.
Expect dragons, drama and plenty of entertainment at this year’s Saint George’s Day celebrations in Manchester.
Foster carers in Manchester will turn into authors for the day as they note down their most treasured memories of fostering at the launch of a ‘Big Book of Fostering’
Manchester City Council is working with the police and fire service to make sure residents remember this fireworks season for all the right reasons.
The summer sunshine may be a distant memory but Manchester people are being given the opportunity to relive that scorching day in June when the city celebrated Manchester Day.
Students are being invited to show off their culinary skills in a Masterchef style contest aimed at showing how the household budget can last longer.
Manchester’s Full of Life Festival, the largest free festival in the UK celebrating Manchester’s older people is back for the seventh year running and this year includes a club night for the over 50s.
Hopes are riding high for an adrenaline-packed day of urban sports, music, street dance and daredevil activities as the Blackley Extreme Sports event blasts back to north Manchester.
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke to star at the Switch-On, Markets in every square, the return of the Ice Rink and surprises in Piccadilly Gardens.
A free event to highlight Manchester’s campaign to be a host city for England’s 2018 FIFA World Cup bid, will take place at Spinningfields next Tuesday (1st September).
The New Islington Festival (September 1, 2007) this year features over 70 acts in 11 performance areas; embracing the diversity of Manchester culture with exclusive performances.
Manchester International Festival was hailed as a success at the Council’s Executive Committee meeting with a unanimous decision of continued support for 2009.
With the long school holidays upon us, a new What’s on Guide for Kids specifically aimed at young people in east Manchester has been launched on the Eastserve website.