The last outdoor production I watched was As You Like It by The Handlebards, and it was so much fun that outdoor theatre will now forever be on my summer bucket list. This show was set in the gardens of Ordsall Hall, and we really enjoyed the humorous interpretation of this Shakespeare comedy with a … Continue reading Why Outdoor Theatre Should be on Your Summer Bucket List
Tag: things to do in Manchester
Escape From the Creepiest Motel at Breakout Manchester
Last week I took on another live escape game at Breakout Manchester, and this time it was a room with a creepy twist which made it just perfect for the run up to Halloween. I’ve now attempted 7 escape room games, and I have to say this was one of my faves! The room was … Continue reading Escape From the Creepiest Motel at Breakout Manchester
Zouk Cookery School
In my Christmas gift guide last month I suggested that a cookery skills workshop would be a great gift for a foodie-type person, and a couple of weekends ago I got the chance to try one out myself at Zouk. Zouk is a lovely Indian restaurant in Manchester, and when they offered me a place … Continue reading Zouk Cookery School
Getting Crafty with Paperchase’s Crafting Workshops
As if Paperchase wasn’t already exciting enough (gotta to love that stationery), they have now launched a series of crafting workshops in their 3 flagship stores in Manchester, Glasgow and London. “Project Craft” focuses on 6 key crafting themes, but actually there are various different workshops to choose from within these theme areas: Scrapbooking Paper flowers … Continue reading Getting Crafty with Paperchase’s Crafting Workshops
10 Things to Do in Manchester This Spring
1. Say hello to the donkeys I think donkeys are possibly the loveliest things ever and I’ve been a supporter of The Donkey Sanctuary for about a year now as they do such a great job with donkey welfare worldwide. I was so excited when I realised that they have a centre right here in … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Manchester This Spring
BREAKOUT Manchester: the Sabotage Room
You may have read my previous post about BREAKOUT Manchester – the real life escape game where we played the John Monroe room and successfully escaped. Well following that post I was contacted by the team to come back and try out their newly opened new room – Sabotage. The image below explains the Breakout concept … Continue reading BREAKOUT Manchester: the Sabotage Room
This weekend I did something a little bit different - Breakout Manchester, a real life escape game based in Manchester city centre. After finally succeeding with challenge 1 (actually finding the place) we were briefed on what the game involves. Don't worry though - this post doesn't contain any spoilers! In teams of 2-5 people you … Continue reading Breakout Manchester
It’s a little sad that we’re now on the other side of the long weekend, but I hope you all had a lovely Easter, whatever you did. Here’s how I spent my 4-day break… Kicking off the weekend with after-work drinks in Tusk with colleagues on ThursdayWalking off the effects of the night before in … Continue reading Easter Treats
Festive Friday: Spinningfields ice rink now open!
So this is the first of my Festive Friday series, which will be all about spreading those Christmas feelings. I hadn’t planned on starting quite so early, but when I heard that the Spinningfields ice rink was being launched this week, it definitely made me feel a little bit more festive! The Manchester city centre … Continue reading Festive Friday: Spinningfields ice rink now open!