Manchester City Council

Manchester goes green…emerald green!

The spirit of the Emerald Isle will turn the city centre a distinct shade of green this week for the annual Irish Festival and parade.

Season’s tweetings as Santa comes back to town

Above christmas market albert square

Manchester’s festive season has begun in earnest as the city’s famous Santa returns from his well-earned rest and begins tweeting throughout the build-up to Christmas.

Now there's a call for International Manchester Day

Manchester day octopus

Tens of thousands of people watched this year's Manchester Day Parade – and now, Councillor Pat Karney is appealing to a global audience for an event to incorporate every Manchester across the world.

Manchester Day pictures for prizes!

The Manchester Day Photography competition will separate the David Baileys from the snappy sids, finding the photos that best capture the Parade.

Wish you were here! Be part of Manchester Day 2013!

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!

Remembrance Sunday 2012

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.

Spectacular success for third Manchester Day

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.

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