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As The City Centre Management Company we are the main membership organisation representing the business community in the city centre. By working together, we are continually striving to make the city a better place to visit, to work and to live.

Christmas Season in the City Centre

It is expected to be very busy in the city in the run up to Christmas with the markets, football matches and protests expected.

Festive Season Travel advice via TFGM

Manchester BID’s Festive Sundays

City Centre Protest Events

Protest events are expected to take place in the city centre over the next period. The right to peacefully protest is protected under the European Convention on Human Rights.

CityCo and Manchester City Centre BID are dedicated to keeping the city open for all, and are working in partnership with Greater Manchester Police and Manchester City Council to keep businesses briefed and prepared.

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GMPProtests Tresspassing Advice
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City Events & Festivals Calendar

Halloween in the City 2023

Now established as one of the biggest mass Halloween dress-up events in the UK, thousands of families are expected to head into the city.

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