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Velvet Hotel | Manchester
Chain hotels are ten-a-penny across the UK, and Manchester is no different. But visitors deserve to stay in a room that reflects the city’s individual character and distinctive swagger. From quirky themes to eclectic décor, there are plenty of unique places to rest your head in this city.

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Manchester Unplugged: Top Music Venues

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited July by Moderator

Manchester Underground

For those looking to catch the best of Manchester’s up-and-coming artists, see if you can pop in to one of these cutting-edge venues next time you’re in town…

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The Scoop: Manchester Bragging Rights

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited July by Moderator

Beyer Building, Manchester University by francisco_osorio on Flickr.jpg Manchester certainly isn’t short of accolades on the bragging rights front, with a long list of accomplishments in areas of history, culture, and the arts. Here's a brief look at some of the people and achievements this fantastic city can claim as its own...

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London: A New Season in the Arts 2013

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited July

Tate Modern London by Nanagyei on Flickr.jpg

A new year heralds a new season in the arts so those heading to London are in for a treat. We've picked out ten events we're looking forward to in 2013...

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Beyond London: Visit the Lake District Part Two

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited March 2013

Gilpin Lake House exterior Lake District.jpg

In Part Two of our Lake District guide we look at the best places to stay and discover how easy it is to get around the region without a car...

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Beyond London: Visit the Lake District Part One

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited October by Virgin-Atlantic

The Lake District.jpgBritain's been under the spotlight throughout 2012, and we've been inundated with enquiries from inbound passengers wanting to see more than just London. First up: the Lake District...

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