Whether you’re big into music or perhaps sport, Manchester can be a really special place to tie the knot. We have discovered that there are five kinds of people that would really suit a wedding in this lovely city…
From fine dining to indie café bars in Ancoats and the Northern Quarter, the food and drink in Manchester is hard to beat. There are so many different options to choose from and new restaurants opening all the time. You could choose a venue based solely on food here.
2. History Buffs
Manchester is full of fascinating museums that feature items right through to Prehistoric times; Stan the T-Rex is 65-70 million years old. You’ll also find ancient Egypt artefacts in the Manchester Museum, but that’s not the only museum here. The Museum of Science and Industry, the National Football Museum and the People’s History Museum all belong to Manchester. Another reason why history buffs should marry in Manchester is the beautiful historic architecture that makes up the town.
3. Party Animals
If you and your partner like to party, you’re in the right city! Manchester has a buzzing nightlife scene bringing some of the biggest names in dance music to your wedding afterparty. Enjoy glitz and glamour in Spinningfields or Canal Street, one of the liveliest gay villages in Europe.
4. Football Hooligans
We don’t really need to tell you why football fans will feel at home in Manchester. Whether you’re more of a City fan or a United fan, the Etihad and Old Trafford are both wonderful places to visit. If you’re sports buffs in general, Manchester held the Commonwealth Games which means it features world-class facilities now like the Aquatics Centre, Athletics Arena and Velodrome.
5. Musically Minded
Manchester can impressively boast a phenomenal collection of talent including Oasis, The Smiths and Joy Division. For music lovers, Manchester is a dream come true. It’s a highlight on many musicians’ tours so huge performers like Prince, Madonna, Take That and many more have all played here. Manchester is also home to the biggest metropolitan music festival in the country – Parklife!