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The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.

The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.
Successful businessman Rob Neill from Chester will be giving aspiring business owners valuable insight into the creation and development of thriving enterprises at a series of popular Growing Your Own Business seminars taking place at The British Franchise Exhibition on 21 and 22 June at Manchester Central. Rob Neill, managing director of luxury menswear brand Lucky West, will be one of the keynote... 

St George’s festival and parade

St George’s festival and parade
England’s biggest St George’s Day celebration returns this weekend – so expect dragons, drama and plenty of entertainment. The patron Saint of England will be honoured through a weekend of flamboyant events from midday Friday 20 April and will continue through until Sunday 22 April – with the annual St George’s Day Parade from 11.30am until 1.30pm on the Sunday.   The parade that... 

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe
Staff and students from the Manchester College Wythenshawe Campus dressed up in fancy dress and braved the wind and the rain to abseil down their four-storey building to raise £5,000 for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day. Fundraising for Comic Relief created a buzz around the Brownley Road campus as students worked to raise a minimum of £50 and staff to raise a minimum of £100 pounds in sponsorship.... 

WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!

WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!
Do your mates tell you you’re funny ? Do you wish you had the bottle to have a go ? Then Come and join us as we give you all the secrets and tips of the trade over 6 weeks, which culminates in performing a 5 minute set at a Wythenshawe venue. Course cost £30 per person 5 x 2 hour sessions + Comedy Gig Starts Tuesday 2nd April 2013, 6-8pm, Forum Library Course tutor—Lewis “Big Lou” Jones For... 

WE LOVE WYTHENSHAWE HALL OPEN SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 12 NOON-4PM

WE LOVE WYTHENSHAWE HALL OPEN SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 12 NOON-4PM
A special event called We Love Wythenshawe Hall is being held from 12 Noon to 4pm at Wythenshawe Hall on Saturday (16 February). It features a chance to share your memories of the much-loved local landmark in a Big Brother style diary room. So if you want to make sure that your memories of the hall live on – this is your moment to have your say in a way that will immortalise your magic memories... 

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On
The 2012 Christmas lights switch on was a great success with over 1000 people in attendance! WFM managed the stage with live artists entertaining the crowd with some amazing voices. Robert Read and Isabel Duncan compéred the event and really got the crowd into a frenzy and warmed up on a cold winter evening. The two were superb and had local links with Robert  a local lad from Wythenshawe who acts... 

Wythenshawe FM Reunion

Wythenshawe FM Reunion
Come join the fun and see the WFM people from past and present! Wythenshawe FM has been broadcasting full time since 2002 and started with three short broadcasts in 2000. In that time hundreds of volunteers, students, staff and the odd pet have been part of the Wythenshawe FM team. So come and join the fun! Saturday 22nd September 7pm till 12am Wythenshawe Cricket Club 78 Longley Lane, Northenden Manchester,... 

Dough To Be Made

Dough To Be Made
There is plenty of dough to be made at Brownley Green Village. It has recently been the venue for several very successful Baking Bread Workshop’s. The kitchen has been open to community groups and individuals were they have been taught the art of bread making. The sessions have proved so successful that the organisers are now planning a series of regular workshops. “The feedback we get is brilliant”... 

200 Girls Experience Football At The Wythenshawe Games 2012

200 Girls Experience Football At The Wythenshawe Games 2012
Tuesday 24th July  saw The FA Girls’ Football Festival, supported by Continental Tyres, Sport England and UEFA visit the Wythenshawe Games,  near Manchester. More than 200 girls, most of them playing for the first time, took part in a free programme led by FA coaches and aimed at encouraging girls to get involved in the game. The Festival, which lasted from 1pm to 4pm, synchronised with the Wythenshawe... 

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE, MANCHESTER

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE, MANCHESTER
If you want to escape the washout summer and be entertained with lots of laughs, why not try A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Royal Exchange theatre, running until August 4th? This is a very different production, by Filter Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith, where director Sean Holmes manages to create a truly exciting interpretation of Shakespeare’s play-within-a-play. I worried beforehand... 

Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Day out at Quarry Bank Mill Sunday 15 July, 10.30 – 4pm

Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Day out at Quarry Bank Mill Sunday 15 July, 10.30 – 4pm
If you’re a fan of Wallace & Gromit, you’ll be in good company if you head for Quarry Bank Mill on Sunday 15 July. The Mill’s 18th century garden will be the backdrop to a Wallace & Gromit extravaganza and, in this Diamond Jubilee year, the loveable duo have had the royal seal of approval, with the Duchess of Cornwall declaring that they are Prince Charles’s “favourite people in the... 

Olympics Live Site set to transform city centre

Olympics Live Site set to transform city centre
Visitors to Manchester city centre will be able to watch Olympic sporting events – and Jubilee celebrations – from the comfort of an urban garden. The London 2012 Live Site will open in Exchange Square on Friday June 1, transforming the area in time for the Queen’s Jubilee. A ‘pop-up’ bar called the Summer House will be set up, allowing visitors to enjoy food and drink on picnic tables, surrounded... 

Manchester gets ready for Jubilee Jamboree

Manchester gets ready for Jubilee Jamboree
As the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend approaches, Manchester is gearing up for the celebrations. Manchester City Council has awarded grants of up to £200 to 230 community organisations and schools under its Manchester Diamond Celebrations scheme to help them host their own street parties and other events. The Council has also helped arrange 37 road closures to enable street parties to go ahead. Lord... 

Dreamliner Visits Manchester Airport

Dreamliner Visits Manchester Airport
The Boeing Aircraft Corporation brought their new 787 Dreamliner aircraft one of the world’s largest passenger planes to Manchester Airport on The Dream World Tour around 10,000 enthusiasts in and around the airport watched it do a low level pass at 500ft in front of the viewing park before landing and taxiing for a close up view. The 787-8 Dreamliner will carry 210 – 250 passengers on routes... 
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