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Ranked #1 of 4 Performances in Manchester
Category: Concerts; Operas; Performances
Owner description: The Bridgewater Hall is a symbol of Manchester's regeneration. It’s an international concert venue, built with extreme... more » Owner description: The Bridgewater Hall is a symbol of Manchester's regeneration. It’s an international concert venue, built with extreme attention to acoustical detail. It is mostly formed from solid, reinforced concrete, molded and cast to resemble a giant sculpture. The roof appears to hover above the building and the entire structure floats on almost 300 earthquake-proof springs. The lack of a rigid connection between the building and its foundation ensures the acoustics are protected from outside noise and vibration « less
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Ranked #2 of 4 Performances in Manchester
Category: Civic Centers; Performances
Owner description: Phones 4u Arena Manchester, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest... more » Owner description: Phones 4u Arena Manchester, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe. Since opening in 1995, the Arena (formerly The Manchester Evening News Arena) has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay. In addition to live music, we've also staged some of the biggest events in the UK sporting calendar including several 2002 Commonwealth Games' events, the 2012 Olympic basketball warm-up match between team USA and GB, the 2008 FINA World Swimming Championships and international boxing bouts by Mike Tyson, David Haye, Joe Calzaghe and local champions Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan. We've also played a key part in Manchester's rich musical heritage with historic shows by local bands Take That, Oasis, Elbow, New Order, James, Happy Mondays, The Charlatans, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, M People, Doves, The Inspiral Carpets, The Verve, Simply Red and The Courteeners. Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena is a former winner of the industry's prestigious International Venue of the Year award. « less
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Ranked #3 of 4 Performances in Manchester
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Owner description: North West Theatre Arts Company produces high quality theatre entertainment accross the year for people of all ages. From... more » Owner description: North West Theatre Arts Company produces high quality theatre entertainment accross the year for people of all ages. From pantomimes, to plays, musicals to concerts, NWTAC have it all.If you want a great night of affordable entertainment then come down and see one of NWTAC's shows. It's only a bus stop away from the City Centre. « less
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