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Taking a Break

Sometimes all you need is to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city. Nothing beats a peaceful walk by the water at the weekend! We might not be blessed with a beach in Greater Manchester but we have plenty of beautiful lakes and reservoirs on our doorstep. These are all within easy reach and surrounded by stunning …

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Enjoying the sunshine in Manchester!

As the weather is looking so promising, we’ve put together a list of the best ways to enjoy the sunshine in & around Manchester! 1. Thomas’ Street Thomas’ St. has been transformed into an outdoor beer garden across all of the local bars & restaurants. You can order from your phone, pay online & have your food & drinks delivered …

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Eat Out To Help Out In Manchester!

During lockdown the majority or restaurants & bars in Manchester had to close their doors throughout the pandemic. Now they’re back open once again, there are multiple locations participating in the government’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme. This is to encourage more people to visit their old & new favourites at a discounted price of 50% off sit-down meals from Monday …

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What’s new in Manchester?

A big socially distanced street food market and entertainment complex is opening at Mayfield Depot.  Social distancing is now part of everyday life, so it is a no brainer that it will be a prominent feature in any of Manchester’s new ventures. As the city prepares to open up its food and drink scene this weekend for the first time …

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Our Top 3 Recipes Through Lockdown

During lockdown, we’ve had much more time to get creative in the kitchen! Here’s out top three recipes for simple & delicious meals that you can make at home without having to be a pro chef. Tag us on Instagram to show us the finished product @life_manchester. 1. Brunch Goals If you’ve missed your weekend brunching at your favourite cafe, this …

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Unique things to do in Manchester!

Manchester is filled with lots of unique & fun places to visit. Now that life is slowly returning to (the new) normal, but holidays seem to be off the cards for a while, we’ve put together a list of our favourite things to do in your home city. Let us know your plans by tagging us in your Instagram posts …

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What will life be like post-lockdown?

We’ve learnt a lot of things during this time and hopefully we will carry some of them with us when normality resumes. Here are a few things that we think are important to remember. 1. Staying connected We’ve learn the importance of being in company. We will never take for granted meeting a friend for coffee or going to see …

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Support Local, Support Independent

Our top 5 independent cafes that we’ll definitely be brunching at after lockdown. With the news that our favourite coffee shops, restaurants & bars will be opening again in July – we couldn’t stop thinking about all the places we will be paying a visit in Manchester city centre. Take a look at our top 5… 1. Siop Shop A …

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