In celebration of reopening the city centre after such a challenging year, we hope the festival will help to green the streets and support CityCo/BID members and wider businesses as everyone gets back on their feet.
As Manchester reopens this spring and summer, CityCo and Manchester BID are working with many partners to ensure a safe and welcoming return to business. We wish everyone lots of custom in the weeks to come.
The week Monday 12 – Saturday 17 April saw overall footfall on Market Street up +20%, compared to 2019 prior to the pandemic.
At CityCo and Manchester Business Improvement District we’re excited to announce that we will be bringing back The Manchester Flower Show from Saturday 29th May – Sunday 6th June.
What’s happened to film and to tabletop gaming; experiences where you’re MEANT to be with other people. And what’s happened with video gaming, which already was designed to be experienced at home?
Chatting here with old friends of the pod Ruth Allan of Manchester Wire and Thom Hetherington of Northern Restaurant and Bar about how the sector has tried to survive, what changes will result and what openings in Manchester they’re looking forward to over the next few months.
Talking about museums and theatres in the post-Covid age. With Julia Fawcett of the Lowry Theatre and Gallery, Esme Ward of Manchester Museum and Sally MacDonald of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester.