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October Half Term in Manchester


Having seemingly just returned to school following the summer break, the first half term of the year is fast approaching. Fear not, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite things to do in the city… We’ve got your back!

Greater Manchester Police Museum

Since 1981 the Greater Manchester Police Museum has been an important resource for the community. A place of engagement, where visitors can talk to staff and volunteers about policing. GMP Museum holds primary and secondary information about the history and development of Greater Manchester Policing.

Explore Manchester’s quirky Northern Quarter and step inside the dock without the fear of any repercussions! Got a future copper on your hands? Then they’re bound to love this...
Click here to view opening times and for more information!

GMP Police Location


Manchester United vs Manchester City – Sunday 20th October 2019

31,000 people attended the first Women’s Super League derby at the beginning of September. Now, the rematch is on after Manchester City took the spoils in the first meeting of the two sides. Women’s football is continuing its rise and there’s no better time to get involved. Why not take in the action as the two sides meet once again in the Continental cup at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 20th October, kick off 12:00pm. Tickets are bound to see quickly for this one so you’ll need to act fast, you can get yours here!

Escape reality (Printworks)

Escape from reality and get into the Halloween spirit, get the heart rate rising and an immerse yourself in a world of fear. Fear not, there’s plenty of other rooms to explore, from escaping from the grasp of those that sail the seas to finding your way to escape with the goods in the bank job. The Printworks is one of Manchester’s most iconic locations and as with most attractions, you’ll find it just a couple of minutes away from the steps of CitySuites. Explore the rooms on offer and book yourself an experience to remember by clicking here. 

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Treetop adventure golf (Printworks)

Tackle the tropical trail or ancient explorer courses before trying your hand at winning yourself a free game on the 19thhole. This isn’t your average mini-golf venue. Set above the hustle and bustle of the Printworks lies a land of fun where you can indulge in seriously good pizza, cocktails and of course a round or two of golf. Book a slot!

Greatest Showman Half Term Musical Theatre

Learn the music and movement from The Greatest Showman. Having hit the big screen almost 2 years ago, the much-loved musical remains ever popular with songs still being streamed and beamed across the airways today. Step inside the world of musical theatre with this 2-day course which will immerse you in the world of performing arts.

Find out more and book your place right here!

Box Football Holiday Camp (October)

Manchester is world renowned for its football with two of the biggest names in football calling it home. Step inside the Box and experience world class facilities and coaching at the north west’s best indoor football venue. Looking for somewhere for the kids to burn off some steam during half-term, why not book them onto the Holiday Camp, running from Oct 21st – Nov 1st.  Skill games, multi-sports and trips to neighbouring trampoline parks, there’s no better place to be. They’ll even sort out the lunches… Box is not just for the kids either, book a pitch on their very latest generation 4g pitches in the evening and get in on the action yourself!

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The Monsters of Manchester

The popular inflatables will be returning to our city’s streets once again. Make your way around town and follow the trail to see them all. Start from across the street from the Doorsteps of CitySuites and spot the monsters taking over the Arndale, Selfridges, House of Fraser and the Printworks. Find the locations here!

CitySuites Family Getaway Deal

Book your family escape to Manchester with our Family getaway deal. Save £75 a night and enjoy the luxury of our Premium Family Suite, free hot breakfast and free secure parking.

Our Premium Family Suites sleep up-to 4 so there’s room for all. Available for a limited time only… Click here to book

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