News/20 Dec 2019

Festive Fun in Media City

With some of the most vibrant bars and restaurants in the city on our doorstep, along with festive fun and Christmas markets, what better location to shop and socialise?

MediaCityUK Ice Rink Open 11am - 8pm daily until 5th January, MediaCityUK’s Piazza has been transformed into a magical ice rink - limber up and head down for plenty of fun and laughs. If ice skating isn’t your thing, you can sit back with a mulled wine and watch on from the viewing area.

German Christmas Markets Located alongside the ice rink on the Piazza, in the heart of MediaCityUK, enjoy browsing traditional, continental and vegetarian food stalls and over 30 market stalls selling beautiful, bespoke stocking fillers. Pick up a Bavarian beer or a glass of prosecco and listen to one of the many live performances, plus enjoy a Christmas themed cocktail or a mug of traditional Glühwein in the German inspired hut.

Lowry Outlet Mall The Lowry Outlet Mall has some fantastic Christmas bargains waiting to be snapped up - with up to 70% off top fashion, stocking fillers, gifts and chocolate galore, what better place to head to get those last minute pressies.

What’s more, every weekend in December, the Lowry Outlet Mall are transforming their plaza into a Christmas village - filled with market stalls from independent traders to immerse you in a world of festive fun, unique gifts, family entertainment and much more.

VUE Cinema Enjoy one of the latest blockbuster releases, including festive flicks, Last Christmas and Frozen 2 - whether it’s date night, a girls’ day or Christmas eve relaxing with the family, Vue have anything you need this festive season.

The Alchemist Media City Serving up exclusive menus for festive twists on both food and cocktails, the Alchemist really have gone all out with their Christmas menu - trust us, we’ve sampled it and you won’t be disappointed!

Magical Musicals at the Lowry Theatre With two performances daily until the 5th January, what better way to get into the Christmas Spirit than going to a Christmas musical? Whether it’s the Grinch, the Gruffalo or the Snowman, there are an array of productions sure to suit all ages.

The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming and hilarious musical, based on Dr. Seuss’ hugely popular best-selling books made famous by the film adaptions. Starring Griff Rhys Jones as Old Max and Matt Terry as Young Max this record setting Broadway sensation features the songs You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch and Welcome Christmas.

Whatever you decide to do, Merry Christmas from the team at Duet