The 5 best things to do in Manchester

Manchester has a rich history but also a modern art hub, grand Victorian markets and trendy food halls, historic music bands to up-and-coming musical talents.

Covid-19 and the biggest delivery service behind the Post Office

For the first time since World War II, the Chelsea Flower Show is cancelled, it was announced last month. This year’s absence of the pageantry found in the Queen’s favourite outing, however, has since revealed itself to be trivial in light of the country’s and the world’s devastating situation. Flowers are not insignificant in the battle, though. Covid-19 has left the fate of the workforce in unprecedented territory, and one field that is facing new challenges as a result is floristry.

What’s On: MM’s guide to December in Manchester

Whether it’s ice skating, gorging yourself on chocolate or sipping a pint and watching the boxing, there’s something for everyone this December in Manchester. So here’s our advent guide (spoiler alert – we may have spilled over into January, there’s THAT much going on…)