Christmas in Manchester

Manchester does Christmas very well indeed. So, it’s the perfect time of year to book a short break to finish your Christmas shopping, enjoy tasty eateries and unwind in cosy bars.

With oodles of shops from high street chains to curious independents to choose from, Manchester has something for everyone.

Why not take in a show or performance at one of Manchester’s lively theatres or venues. Browse this helpful list see what’s on.

A what Christmas mini-break would be complete without a European style Christmas market. Manchester’s sprawls across the city centre with stalls selling a vast range of seasonal goodies.

With the city’s Christmas lights, smells of delicious foods and the opportunity to drink warm mulled wine – what better way to get into this year’s festivities.