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NEWS 22nd March 2017

Direct flights to Beijing stepping up to five times a week

Hainan Airlines is to increase its Manchester to Beijing flight frequency from four to five flights per week from June 1. Hainan says its new Dreamliners could be operating depending on aircraft availability. Loic Gao, Hainan Airlines UK General Manager said: “This added frequency shows Hainan Airlines commitment to the UK market and it responds…

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Heritage and Museums

MOSIManchester city region has a wealth of culturally significant locations including over 30 museums and galleries, more than 95km of canals, six steam engines, 15 textile collections, 42 traditional markets and thousands of acres of parks and countryside.

Places of Interest

Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry, tells a story of history, science and industry in Manchester. Some of the most prestigious and breathtaking art collections in the city region can be found at the Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Gallery. The Manchester Museum contains some of the countries’ best natural history collections. HOME, is the latest addition to the city’s cultural offer offering a purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books. 

Within easy reach of the city centre is The Quays, home to the Imperial War Museum North and The Lowry, both of which are fascinating buildings to visit.

The National Football Museum is located in Manchester, housed in the famous Urbis building.

There is a great deal of cultural heritage to offer outside of the city centre, for example stately homes such as Lyme Park and Dunham Massey Hall which are both situated to the south of the region.

For picturesque landscape and great country walks head to the North of the region. Surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, Manchester is within relatively short journeys of the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and Derbyshire.

For more information on leisure events and other attractions go to www.visitmanchester.com

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