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The Manchester Irish Festival

The Manchester Irish Festival
The largest Irish Festival in Europe outside of Ireland will turn the city centre into a sea of green, white and orange flags and bunting for the annual Irish Festival and parade.   Albert Square will be transformed into Little Ireland, hosting the five-day festival hub from 13th – 17th March, with more than 150 events across the weekend along with the much-anticipated parade on Sunday. (March... 

LET IT BE – PALACE THEATRE, MANCHESTER – REVIEW FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 8 MARCH

LET IT BE - PALACE THEATRE, MANCHESTER -  REVIEW FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY -  SATURDAY 8 MARCH
Let it Be – a musical straight from the West End – has brought the greatest music from the greatest band of all time to the Palace Theatre, Manchester. The show, which runs until Saturday 8 March, is a non-stop roller-coaster ride through 40 of the fab four’s best-known songs, played by a talented troupe of actor-musicians. WFM’s reviewer joined theatregoers on Monday this week... 

Job Search 101 Show Friday 7th March 4pm

Job Search 101 Show Friday 7th March 4pm
Over 950,000 young people in Briton are unemployed, a number which has only increased from previous years [1].  With so much competition when applying for jobs, how can you make the most of your application and give yourself the best chance to gain employment? Job Search 101 is a special one-off programme aimed at answering all the questions you have about effective job searching and applications. ... 

100 years of Brownie fun!

100 years of Brownie fun!
2014 sees 100 years of Brownie fun. An important day for Brownies all over the world is 22nd February every year,World Thinking Day. This is the anniversary of the birthdays of the founders of Scouting and Guiding (Lord and Lady Baden-Powell). It is when members of the organisations think of other members all around the world.To celebrate Lord Baden-Powell’s 100th birthday in 1957, lights... 

Help Wythenshawe Amateurs FC Secure a Brighter Future

Help Wythenshawe Amateurs FC Secure a Brighter Future
Help Wythenshawe Amateurs FC Secure a Brighter Future with £100,000 Cash Injection -Football fans asked to vote for local club by Budweiser and The FA-   27 January 2014 – Courtesy of the Budweiser Club Futures programme, non-league Wythenshawe Amateurs FC is set to go head-to-head with seven other clubs for a chance of securing £100,000 worth of funding in a fans’ vote. The fortunes of the... 

Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Paul Goggins Funeral to be held at Salford Cathedral 12 Noon, Thursday 16 January

Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Paul Goggins Funeral to be held at Salford Cathedral 12 Noon, Thursday 16 January
                                                              A public funeral for Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Paul Goggins will be held at Salford Cathedral, starting at 12 Noon on Thursday 16 January. The 60-year-old MP, who has served the area since 1997, collapsed on 30 December while out running with his son near his Salford home. The... 

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period
  Black Ice (Radio Play) 31st December 1pm   Request Show (Local residents song requests) 31st December 2pm (Repeated)   Home Front Recall Show 5 – 31st December 3pm   Irish connection 31st December 4pm   Soul Heaven Special 31st December 6pm   A Wythenshawe tale (Nativity Play) 1st January 10am Ghost Investigation at Wythenshawe Hall 1st January 12 noon   The... 

GREAT EXPECTATIONS – ROYAL VISIT TO WYTHENSHAWE

GREAT EXPECTATIONS – ROYAL VISIT TO WYTHENSHAWE
                The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton – then expecting her first child – got a warm welcome when she visited Wythenshawe in April this year. There were comparisons to Princess Diana as well-wishers gathered outside the gates of The Willows Primary School in Woodhouse Park, where the Duchess was visiting  to launch the counselling charity Place2Be. Fans... 

CHRISTMAS SONG DEDICATION SHOW

CHRISTMAS SONG DEDICATION SHOW
    It’s the season of celebration, comfort and joy, goodwill and peace to all men. So Wythenshawe FM went out and about in Wythenshawe Town Centre just before Christmas to see if local people wanted to send any special messages for the season to friends, relatives and loved ones. Now you can hear the result in our special hour-long Christmas Song Dedication Show which will be played... 

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House at Stockport Plaza

The Russian State Ballet and Opera House at Stockport Plaza
Russian State Ballet and Opera House® presents The Nutcracker   After last year’s success, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back with a new and vibrant Classical Ballet, The Nutcracker – a family orientated production with the Fairy Tale element and some added glitz from the beautiful costumes. There will be no surprise to any that this production will be of the most delicate, intimate... 

NEW TICKET REGISTRATION IS INTRODUCED FOR 2014

NEW TICKET REGISTRATION IS INTRODUCED FOR 2014
NEW TICKET REGISTRATION IS INTRODUCED FOR 2014 Pre-registered revellers stand chance to win The Ultimate Parklife Experience, including arrival to the festival in a Helicopter!                                                                                www.parklife.uk.com The Parklife Weekender is set to introduce a new pre-sale... 

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular
It’s spooky time down at the Forum and Wythenshawe town centre. Activities start at 11.30am with spooky stuff – exotic animals and scary stories – in Forum Library and finish with a gruesome Ghostly Gala in Forum Hall from 5.30pm. Admission is by wristband, available from the concourse on Sat 19 October and Sun 20 October between 1 and 3pm. Tel:  0161-935 4020.  Read More →

Bonfire and firework event 2013 Wythenshawe Park

Bonfire and firework event 2013 Wythenshawe Park
Organised fireworks displays and bonfires in Manchester For 2013, there’s so much on offer as part of Manchester City Council’s bonfire celebrations. Free entry to all bonfire events. Stay safe, please do not bring your own fireworks, sparklers or alcohol. At three sites across the City (Platt Fields Park, Wythenshawe Park and Heaton Park), a range of stalls will be offering food and... 
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