The Christmas season is approaching, take a look at different events coming up - only a bus ride away!
The festivities are upon us!!
Manchester Christmas Markets - On until Friday 21 December 2019 (Albert Square remaining until 22 December)
The much-loved markets are back, ready for you to indulge in the delicious food and drink and look at the amazing Yuletide gifts on offer.
Peter Rabbit's Christmas Grotto, Intu Trafford Centre - On until 8pm, 24 December 2019
The Christmas adventure is back again this year so don't miss out! Enjoy meeting the Beatrix Potter characters, experience the woodland wonderland and meet Father Christmas himself...
The Snowman screening with live performance, Intu Trafford Centre - 6 December 2019
Watch the film as this much-loved Christmas classic is brought to life as the 26-piece live orchestra.
Ice Village, Manchester - On until 5 January 2020
Santa's grotto, Ice cavern, Ice skating, Ice Tiki Bar.... The Ice Village is back!
Christmas Bricktacular, Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester - On until 5 January 2020
Take part in the scavenger hunt, write a letter to Santa, build a decoration and more...
Christmas beneath the waves, Sea Life, Manchester - On until 5 January 2020
Be transported to a tropical underwater wonderland to help celebrate Christmas...
Lightopia Festival, Heaton Park, Manchester - Thursday 21 November to 31 December 2019 (on certain days only - see link for details and to book tickets)
Light, colour and imagination this Christmas!
The Whoville Christmas Markets, Lowry Outlet - Every weekend, 21 November to 22 December 2019
Merry Grinchmas! New for this year, inspired by How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Musical...
Winter Funland, EventCity, opposite Intu Trafford Centre - Friday 6 December to 5 January 2020
Huge attractions, ice skating rink, circus, Christmas panto, Santa's Grotto, funfair... a fab festive day out for the family!
Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, The Lowry - Tuesday 10 December to Sunday 5 January 2020
See The Grinch on stage this year...
The Upside Down House, Intu Trafford Centre
A fun, family attraction featuring incredible optical illusions!
Catch the 23, 25 from Stockport, the 150 from Hyde, or the 291, X50, 250 from Manchester, Piccadilly
Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest - On until 23 February 2020
People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3ER
Part of the national commemorations marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.
Catch the 38 from Manchester or Little Hulton or 50 from East Didsbury or MediaCityUK. All city centre services.
A World Inside a Book - Gruffalo, Dragons and Other Creatures, Z-Arts, Hulme - On until February 2020 (various dates and times)
Are you a Julia Donaldson fan? Do your family love reading the likes of Stickman, Room on the Broom, Zog and many more? Join Z-Arts in this fantastic exhibition of all your favourite characters, including of course the famous Gruffalo.
Catch the 250 or 256 from Piccadilly.
Photography by Suzi Corker
Foodie Friday, Stockport - The last Friday of every month, 6pm-9pm
Street food, craft ales and live music at Stockport Market
A short walk from the bus stops and bus station located in/around Stockport Town Centre
Live jazz, Bakers Vaults, Stockport - Every Sunday
Be entertained by some fantastic jazz acts at the popular beer shrine, in the heart of Stockport. Doors open from midday until 10:30pm.
Catch any of our Stockport buses into the town centre with a short walk up to the market.