There’s always thing to do in our wonderful city but as the festive period approaches you can easily overlook the fun to be had in the month of November… We’ve complied our list of the top 5 things happening across Manchester this month and we’re kicking things off with a bang…
Firework Display – Heaton Park
Remember, remember to wrap up warm and take a trip into one of Manchester’s biggest parks for what is always a spectacular firework display at Heaton Park. The Heaton Park bonfire night display is one of the biggest in the region. You can enjoy all the fun of the fair as the event plays host to a funfair, enormous bonfire and food offering to sink your teeth into. Wrap your hands around a steaming mug of hot chocolate and take in one of the best fireworks display the North West has to offer. Best of all, it’s free! Click here for more information…
Manchester Christmas Light Switch-On – Manchester Cathedral
In the past Christmas in Manchester hadn’t officially arrived until the firework have adorned the Town Hall, however with the transformation of the iconic site comes the need for a new location, one that will delight those who’ve chose CitySuites as their base during their time in Manchester over the Christmas period. The Manchester cathedral will step in as the host location, just across the Victoria bridge and a 2-minute walk from the doorsteps of CitySuites. The night is always quite the spectacle and aside from the fireworks the line-up includes Becky Hill, best known for her collaborations with acts including Sigala, Rudimental and Wilkinson; YouTube sensation and former CBBC presenter HRVY and X Factor girl group Four of Diamonds.This year’s event will take place on Thursday, 14 November - the week following the Christmas Markets opening (Friday 8 November). This is again a free event, for more information click here!
Liam Gallagher – Manchester Arena Wed 20th Nov
The prodigal son, Liam Gallagher returns home as part of his world tour ahead of the release of his new album 'Why Me? Why Not'. A very limited number of tickets remain in just one single block so if you want to go, you’ll need to at fast. You can get your tickets for the event by clicking right here! When it comes to events at the Manchester Arena, there’s nowhere better to stay. CitySuites is just a 5-minute walk from the arena and with the opening of our brand-new restaurant, Embankment Kitchen why not grab a pre-show bite to eat and join us afterwards for a cocktail or three! Watch this space as we throw open to the doors to our very latest offering.
UCAS, create your future – Manchester Central Wed 27th Nov
Looking to get into higher education? Our city plays host to the UCAS event at Manchester’s iconic exhibition centre, Manchester Central. A venue easily reached by taking the tram a few stops towards Deansgate Castlefield. Explore the options available to you in the North West and get a feel for the city which you may end up calling home throughout your journey through University. Have a truly immersive experience as course leaders, current students, and industry specialists answer your questions and give advice, and performances bring your future to life. For more information about the event and to book tickets, click right here!
Lightopia – Heaton Park 21st Nov – 31st Dec
For our final thing to do this November we’re heading back to Heaton Park… Step into the realm of light, colour and imagination throughout the festive period. Lightopia aims to revise and reinterpret the classics, transporting those who attend into a world of expression and raw emotion with the light designs and interactive pieces. You have to see it to believe it and get a feel for it, so we’ll let the website do the talking. Click right here for more information, we can’t wait for this!
With so much to do this November, why don’t you treat yourself to one last city escape before Christmas. Enjoy a stay in one of our premium one-bedroom apartments. There’s no need to worry about parking, the secure Q-Park Deansgate North is just across the road. Just let one of our concierge team know when you’re leaving, and the parking is on us! We’ll also include a free bottle of wine upon your arrival as well as breakfast for two.