Dan Winters

Plays cards for real ale money, and buys you one too. @Big_Winters

The Lower Turk's Head - Pub Review

The Lower Turk's  Head - Pub Review From its origins as an old stagecoach stop to its time as a favourite of the journalists of the now-defunct Manchester Guardian, The Lower Turk's head has a proud heritage of boozing throughout the centuries in Manchester until its untimely closure. But thanks to a recent renovation, we now have a... Read more >

Manchester Beer Festivals

Manchester Beer Festivals We love a good beer festival, and Manchester holds a huge range of them each and every year. From sweet Summery beers to rich Winter ales, there's a beer festival for every time of year, and every style. Below are our picks for some of Manchester's best Beer Festivals. Manchester Beer and Cider... Read more >

Hula Tiki Lounge - Cocktail Bar Review

Hula Tiki Lounge - Cocktail Bar Review The sunshine-filled nature of Tiki bars seems somewhat out of place for Manchester, but when the weather is at its worst, there is no finer rebuttal to the cold and rain than a night out at the Northern Quarter’s Hula Lounge. Located in Stevenson Square, Hula Lounge’s rum filled... Read more >

Dog Bowl - Restaurant Bar Review

Dog Bowl - Restaurant Bar Review As the baby of the litter of the Black Dog Ballrooms that now run throughout Manchester city centre, Dog Bowl boasts cool, speakeasy inspired stylings, a fantastic location just off Oxford Road and five polished bowling lanes that no other bar in Manchester can compare with. This puppy’s Dog... Read more >

Manchester Literature Festival - The Highlights

Manchester Literature Festival - The Highlights Manchester Literature Festival runs from the 7th October to the 21st October throughout the city. The Manchester Literature Festival is fast becoming a staple of Manchester's cultural calendar, with the entire city turning out in love of the written and spoken word. This year features great... Read more >

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