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Trains to Manchester

Take the Train to the Manchester and see its iconic landmarks and thriving arts

Buy in advance and get cheap train tickets to Manchester plus, get some great attraction offers when you travel with Northern Rail. Experience something new and visit one of the many free Art Galleries and Museums or see one of the many headlining artists playing at the central Manchester Arena.

* Children aged five to fifteen inclusive get a 50% discount on most tickets. In addition, up to two children under five can travel free with each fare paying passenger.

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Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

World premiéres and special events for 18 extraordinary days transforming the city into a bustling festival zone. 2 July - 19 July

Dig the City

Dig the City

Manchester's urban garden festival on between 31 July and 6 August

England V Australia

England V Australia

2015 is set to be another year of exciting international cricket at Emirates Old Trafford.

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

The UK’s largest urban food and drink festival.

National Football Museum

National Football Museum

Across the museum there are seven great chances to prove your skills, compete with friends, and get a great memento of your visit. From Penalty Shootout to Commentary Challenge, and with 2-4-1 credits - take part and make your day out one to remember.

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Manchester Museum shop

Manchester Museum shop

10% off in Manchester Museum's shop.

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Manchester Museum cafe

Manchester Museum cafe

10% off in Manchester Museum's cafe.

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Castlefield Gallery Photo © John Lynch

Castlefield Gallery

One of Northern England's most active and successful organisations/agencies for developing emerging contemporary artists and practice. Its ambitious curated exhibitions programme responds to national and international trends.

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral

Armed with backpacks and spyglasses, children can follow the free Explorer's Trail at Manchester Cathedral as part of a family day out over the school holidays or at weekends.

Museum of Science & Industry

Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry tells the story of where science met industry and the modern world began.

People's History Museum Photo © Kippa Matthews

People's History Museum

Join a march through time at the People's History Museum following Britain's struggle for democracy over two centuries.

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

One of the city's best-kept secrets is this superb museum' Lonely Planet - Great Britain 2009.

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral

Armed with backpacks and spyglasses, children can follow the free Explorer's Trail at Manchester Cathedral as part of a family day out over the school holidays or at weekends.

Museum of Science & Industry

Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry tells the story of where science met industry and the modern world began.

People's History Museum Photo © Kippa Matthews

People's History Museum

Join a march through time at the People's History Museum following Britain's struggle for democracy over two centuries.

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

One of the city's best-kept secrets is this superb museum' Lonely Planet - Great Britain 2009.

England V Australia

England V Australia

2015 is set to be another year of exciting international cricket at Emirates Old Trafford.

Manchester Arndale

Manchester Arndale

Treat yourself to a day shopping at the Manchester Arndale.

Manchester Museum shop

Manchester Museum shop

10% off in Manchester Museum's shop.

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Manchester Museum cafe

Manchester Museum cafe

10% off in Manchester Museum's cafe.

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Manchester Food and Drink Festival

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

The UK’s largest urban food and drink festival.

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Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

World premiéres and special events for 18 extraordinary days transforming the city into a bustling festival zone. 2 July - 19 July

Castlefield Gallery Photo © John Lynch

Castlefield Gallery

One of Northern England's most active and successful organisations/agencies for developing emerging contemporary artists and practice. Its ambitious curated exhibitions programme responds to national and international trends.

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral

Armed with backpacks and spyglasses, children can follow the free Explorer's Trail at Manchester Cathedral as part of a family day out over the school holidays or at weekends.

Museum of Science & Industry

Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry tells the story of where science met industry and the modern world began.

People's History Museum Photo © Kippa Matthews

People's History Museum

Join a march through time at the People's History Museum following Britain's struggle for democracy over two centuries.

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

One of the city's best-kept secrets is this superb museum' Lonely Planet - Great Britain 2009.

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