Manchester: everything you need to know

Manchester is located in the North West of England. Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester had its golden days in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is now a vibrant and lively city that will delight music and science lovers.

Discover Manchester

Quizzes

How well do you know Manchester? Test your knowledge of the city with fun and interactive quizzes

Manchester Quizzes

Fun facts

Take a look at all the facts about Manchester. History, innovation, music, we tell you everything!

Manchester facts

Quotes

Take a look at the best quotes about Manchester! Everything that famous Mancunians think about their city is here!

Manchester Quotes

Famous Personalities

Learn about people either born in Manchester or that had an important influence on the city.

Manchester People

Language

Every city has some typical sayings, these things that you will hear nowhere else and Manchester is no exception! Here are a few sayings that you will be likely to hear in Manchester

Love

= darling, honey...
Example: Hi love, how are you doing today love?

Mint

= Good
Example: This pie is mint

Tea

= dinner
Example: What's for tea tonight?

A brew

= A coffee
Example: I need my brew in the morning

Highlights

County: Lancashire

People: Mancunians

2h train to London

Symbol: Bee

Black Pudding

Lancashire cheese

Vimto

Eccles cakes

Food

Discover the typical dishes from Manchester now!

Manchester food