Category: all things didsbury

didsbury ghost walk ‘the gates of hell’

Join your ghost host Flecky Bennet for a performance in the oldest part of Didsbury Village.

You will listen to stories about: The Gates of Hell, the Black Death and The Woman in Black who haunts The Old Parsonage. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites and the amazing story of Monkey Black.

Taking place on 1st February with only a handful of tickets remaining, the performance starts at 7.00pm next to the Old Cock Inn – click the link below for details and tickets.

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cocoa cabana – valentines mosiac making & chocolate cocktail event

The team at Cocoa Cabana have a super exciting valentines event planned for you this year!

The 2018 valentines event was a sell out, so early booking is advised.

Join them for a creative valentines evening on 14th February, where you will be joined by Amanda McCrann, from Manchester Mosiacs.

Each couple will make their own personalised mosiac, to take home on the evening.

Your ticket also includes 2 chocolate cocktails per person and a sharing platter full of sweet and savoury chocolate treats.

They also have a secret special guest on the night to keep you all entertained, topped off with a full bar and some great tunes, this promises to be an excellent way to spend your valentines.

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whitney houston by micki!

Hosted by Grosvenor Casino Didsbury, Micki as Whitney Houston is a highly professional tribute to the Queen of the night, and features all the iconic and classic hits including I Wanna Dance with Somebody, How Will I Know, Run To You, The Greatest Love Of All and of course the timeless world wide smash hit, I Will Always Love You.

Micki has an uncanny likeness to Whitney both vocally and physically and creates a show that is unforgettable and an absolute must see for any Whitney fan.

The show is followed by DJ Shaun who will keep the good vibes flowing until the early hours.

Taking place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February, there are a number of ticket options including the popular Dinner and Show package so click the link to book early and avoid disappointment.

Followed by DJ Shaun who will keep the good vibes flowing until the early hours.

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  • Despite tax revenue from residential property seeing its usual annual rise between July and September, total tax revenue in the first nine months of 2018 across England and Wales was 9.5% lower than a year ago, according to the latest data published this week by HMRC and the Welsh Government.
  • It is estimated that £6.3 billion has been netted by HMRC and the Welsh Government between January and September, a fall of £662 million compared to the same period in 2017.
  • The number of properties liable for the 3% Higher Rate of Additional Dwelling (HRAD) levy fell over 5% in this period. The amount collected from the HRAD 3% element was down £243 million, the equivalent of 14.3%, to £1.24 billion.
  • Since its introduction in the 2017 Autumn Budget, the government has also ‘lost’ £427 million, owing to the introduction of first-time buyer tax relief which has benefitted over 180,000 first-time buyers. That number will rise thanks to the backdating of the scheme for first-time buyers purchasing shared ownership properties, as announced this autumn. On average, first-time buyers account for just over one fifth of residential property purchases each quarter.
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makers market – last chance

Makers Market is a monthly market, taking place on the last Sunday of every month and clearly this event on the 23rd December is an ideal chance to bag those tricky last minute Christmas pressies.

Meet artists, makers and traders – find fashion, food, art and whimsy. Burton Road in its stylish Sunday best.

Make a family-friendly day of it – Burton Road has some amazing street art and plenty of friendly, neighbourhood shops, bars and cafes.

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christmas eve charity carol concert

It’s the night before Christmas! Get down to the Met and sing your heart out for The Christie. Live musical accompaniment comes from the Carlton Assemble.

Entrance (£7.50 adults, children go free) includes a glass of mulled wine for the grown-ups, mince pies and soft drinks for the kids. There’s a visit from Santa too, with goody bags for the children, plus a tombola – all in aid of The Christie.

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christmas carols and lights

Look out for Santa who has swapped his sleigh for a more modern conveyance!

School children will lead carol singing round the tree, while drinks and nibbles, kindly proffered by local traders, will add to the seasonal cheer.

Kids can enjoy free festive craft activities in Didsbury Library, from 5.30pm on 29th November with the main event starting at 7pm till 9pm.

Organised by Didsbury Traders with Didsbury Community Association. Thanks also to Didsbury Civic Society and Didsbury Blues City in the Community.

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thyme out ‘golden tickets’

The super popular ‘Thyme out’ on Nell Lane was established in 2006, and has become a firm favourite in the local West Didsbury food scene.  They have recently launched their Golden Ticket offer, with 1000 to be given away before the new year.

The tickets are valid for redemption from 3rd – 31st January with a guaranteed prize of between 10% and 100% off your Bill.

To get your golden ticket spend over £25 at Thyme Out before 31st December. Good Luck!

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Zaranda Bar

A brand new cocktail bar and social nightlife space coming soon to Burton Road, West Didsbury!

You may have noticed the redevelopment taking place over recent weeks at the former One Lounge Bar premises on the corner of Burton Road & Lapwing Lane, the bar owners are now in the final stages of refurbishing the space to make way for Zaranda.

This latest addition to West Didsbury’s independent high street is sure to be a hit amongst locals, for the latest updates, drinks selection, menus and music head over to @Zarandabar.

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