So The Hacienda is long gone and Madchester has been over for aeons but Manchester has still got it and is an amazing place to live and visit. Here are a few of our fave things about the city:
1. The Lowry
Stunning arts centre named after Manchester’s most famous artist. See: www.thelowry.com
2. The Manchester International Festival
Major bi-annual arts festival. See: mif.co.uk
3. Football – City or United, you pays your money and you takes your choice.
4. Curry Mile – the largest concentration of South Asian restaurants outside the sub-continent. See: www.rusholmecurry.co.uk
5. Live music – still. See: www.creativetourist.com