Just across the water from the thriving area of Spinningfields, The Slate Yard is a great place for work, rest and play.

As one of Europe’s most successful urban regeneration projects, Spinningfields is a truly unique city quarter. With over 165 world-class businesses now located here, this is Manchester’s biggest commercial district – and the city’s top destination for luxury international fashion brands, restaurants and bars. No wonder it attracts over 5.5 million visitors per year.

Culturally, Spinningfields is also home to The John Rylands Library, one of the city’s most stunning buildings, and the People’s History Museum (a converted Edwardian pumping station). The area has also hosted some of Manchester's most popular entertainment events, including Manchester Ice Rink and Screenfields (outdoor cinema).

What’s going on near The Slate Yard...

23.06.17 / Spinningfields
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Fancy a post-work drink in Spinningfields? Here’s where to go...

With a myriad of bars, clubs and restaurants just across the river from The Slate Yard, it’s sometimes hard to choose where to go. Luckily, we’ve rounded up some of our favourites so you don’t have to do the hard work…

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06.04.18 / Lifestyle

5 ways to incorporate more exercise into your daily routine

These days, our lives are extremely busy. City life especially can be fast-paced and full on, with so many work and personal commitments. Sometimes, it can be difficult not to get caught up in it all, and when you’re feeling stressed or overstretched, exercise is often the first thing to be compromised.

But it’s important to take care of yourself with a healthy diet and lifestyle, including regular exercise. Exercise has many health benefits, including reducing heart disease, improving mood, regulating stress levels, aiding sleep - the list goes on. But being more active doesn't necessarily mean spending hours in the gym, which many of us would struggle to do.

Here’s how to be more active in your daily routine without really trying. So not having enough time is no longer an excuse!

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19.03.18 / Lifestyle

The ultimate guide to brunch in Manchester

Avocado on toast. Fluffy American pancakes. Bottomless Bloody Marys. A loaded full English breakfast. What’s not to love about brunch?

Manchester’s vibrant and cultural city centre is the perfect environment for artisan brunch spots and cute, quirky cafés, so it’s no surprise that these abound. All offering a myriad of tasty treats, with so many places upping their brunch game, we’re really spoilt for choice.

So here’s our round-up of the best spots in the city centre. We’ve got all your brunch bases covered.

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