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Free Italian Lesson at AiryFairy Cupcakes 24th February

Thursday 23rd February 2012

From Amedea de Cataldis: Ciao a tutti, I’m offering a few lucky people the chance to have 1 hour free Italian lesson at AiryFairy Cupcakes Boutique in Didsbury Manchester from 12 noon onwards. I’ve chosen Eventbrite to advertise this eve... continue reading


Pixie Didsbury Make Move To Hale

Monday 20th February 2012

After 8 years of Pixie Childrenswear welcoming customers into their light friendly shop on Albert Hill Street in Didsbury Village, the store is to close. The final day of trading will be Tuesday 6th March 2012. After that date you won't be complet... continue reading


South Manchester PCSO Is Recognised At Chief Constable's Award Ceremony

Monday 20th February 2012

A PCSO from south Manchester has been highly commended at the Chief Constables Excellence Awards. PCSO Ben Scott from the Didsbury Neighbourhood Policing Team received a commendation for Outstanding Communication at the prestigious awards ceremo... continue reading


Diddi Dance offers funky preschool dance classes for boys and girls aged 2-4 years old

Friday 17th February 2012

Overview of our classes: • Only preschool class to offer 14 difference dance styles that we cover a term at a time. From Bollywood to disco and hip hop to flamenco plus many more • All songs and music used are totally original, (very catchy!)... continue reading


Valentines 2012 at The Metropolitan

Friday 3rd February 2012

From Mel @ The Metropolitan: Our Valentines menu is now available and we're running it on Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th February so why not treat your loved one to a romantic 4 course dinner! To make a reservation call u... continue reading


Gusto Didsbury Armed Robbery Sunday 29th January 2012

Tuesday 31st January 2012

A restaurant waiter was attacked with the butt of a gun during a robbery in Didsbury. At about 11.15pm on Sunday, 29 January 2012, three masked men went into Gusto restaurant on Wilmslow Road armed with a shotgun and knives. They held the m... continue reading


Day-to-Day Didsbury

Thursday 19th January 2012

We'd like to start adding more photos and videos to our Didsbury Manchester Facebook Page and this site of the day-to-day goings on in Didsbury. It might be a photo of the roadworks on Burton Road, an image from a local park, a live performance in a ... continue reading


Northern Sole Women's Running Club

Friday 13th January 2012

The Northern Sole Women's Running Club is based at the Northern, Palatine Road, West Didsbury Regular groups, meeting in reception from 7.20pm, setting out promptly at 7.30pm. First session FREE, to see if its what you're looking for. ... continue reading


Fitness Classes at The Northern

Friday 13th January 2012

Everyone is welcome to try out fitness classes at The Northern - non members can "pay as you go" £4.50 (£5*) a class. Pre-booking advised (up to 3 days ahead for non members) Classes include, Aerobics, Ashtanga Yoga*, Circuits, Body Conditioni... continue reading


Wanted! …Didsbury Gardens with a twist

Thursday 12th January 2012

Planning is already underway for this year’s charity Didsbury Open Gardens event which takes place on Sunday, 17 June. More than 20 gardens are expected to open their gates to the public in aid of charity and the organizers are already l... continue reading


Beginners Italian Course at Airyfairy Cupcakes

Thursday 5th January 2012

Come and join our 10 weeks Italian for beginners course, one hour class per week with our native Italian teacher Amedea at Didsbury's Airyfairy Cupcakes on School Lane. Why Learn Italian? Fits easily into your life Ideal for long-term learnin... continue reading


Didsbury Arts Festival 2012 AGM Announced

Thursday 5th January 2012

Didsbury Arts Festival AGM will take place at 7.30 pm on Thursday 26 January at The Albert Club on Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury. Everyone is invited to come along and hear about the achievements of Didsbury Arts Festival 2011 and enjoy ph... continue reading


Zumba Fitness Classes in Didsbury

Thursday 5th January 2012

A Zumba class fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create an exercise class that is both effective and addictive! Be sure to check the information below is still valid before turning up to any classes we promote. We cannot guar... continue reading


Bond Fashion January Sale now on!

Wednesday 4th January 2012

Both of Didsbury's Bond Fashion stores currently have sales running where you can find ladies fashion items which are discounted by up to 40%. The stores are in the centre of Didsbury Village and on Burton Road, West Didsbury. Be sure... continue reading


New Year’s resolutions? Cook and eat healthily with Cracking Good Food

Tuesday 3rd January 2012

Cracking Good Food is delighted to announce its latest round of cookery classes for the public, starting January to help you with those New Year’s healthy eating resolutions! This cookery network, based in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, south Mancheste... continue reading


Francis House Receives Abbey College Fundraising Donation

Tuesday 20th December 2011

Liz Elam, Principal, and Pat McQuade, Director of Students at Abbey College Manchester, presented Francis House Children’s Hospice with a donation of £2,500 and a celebratory cake, following a successful fundraising campaign for the charity. ... continue reading


Harriet and Dee Late Night Christmas Opening

Monday 19th December 2011

Harriet and Dee on Warburton Street will be open from 8.30am-7pm all this week, and 8.30am-4pm on Christmas Eve. Stockists of: Pandora, Nomination, Trollbeads, Emma Bridgewater, Alessi, Ritzenhoff and much more. With a Tag card you will recei... continue reading


Christmas Carols at The Woodstock Arms

Saturday 17th December 2011

Sunday 18th December, Christmas Carols at The Woodstock from 7:45pm brought to you by Grace & Glory. Musician Edwin Miles will be there playing guitar and leading the singing. Carol cards will be available so that people can join in if they wa... continue reading


Burton Road Closure January 2012

Tuesday 13th December 2011

From Tuesday 3rd January 2012 a temporary United Utilities work area will be set up on Burton Road between the junctions with Lapwing Lane and Vicker Grove. The works to take approximately 14 weeks to complete. On Wednesday 14th December 2011 bet... continue reading


Christmas in Didsbury 2011

Thursday 1st December 2011

2012: Christmas in Didsbury 2012 Get your Christmas in Didsbury started here with our ever expanding list of local events and Christmas menus. A Didsbury Christmas is always something special, with plenty of events, fairs and Didsbury Restaurant... continue reading


Didsbury Ultimate Frisbee For Amateurs

Thursday 1st December 2011

Every week we play Ultimate Frisbee in Fog Lane Park from 1pm to 3pm and Wednesdays from 8.30pm to 10.30pm at Parrs Wood High School sports centre. If you want to get fit, have great fun and meet new people and do this for free, then come and jo... continue reading


£20,000 worth of mobile phones stolen during robbery

Wednesday 23rd November 2011

Up to £20,000 worth of mobile phones were stolen during a robbery. It happened at the Carphone Warehouse on Princess Parkway, West Didsbury, at about 5pm on 19 November 2011. Three men with their faces covered burst into the store through the ... continue reading


Oxfam Didsbury Late Night Opening

Monday 21st November 2011

When? Thursday 24 November, 7.30 pm to 9 pm Where? Oxfam, 778 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury Oxfam in Didsbury will open its doors to late-night shoppers between 7.30 pm and 9 pm on Thursday (24 November). And customers are promised a unique Ch... continue reading


Didsbury Farm Shop Launch

Friday 18th November 2011

We've uploaded some images of the new Didsbury Farm Shop to our Didsbury Manchester Facebook Page. The shop is situated opposite HSBC in the centre of the village and sells top quality meat and locally sources grocery. 737 Wilmslow Road, Dids... continue reading


Red Riding Hood Theatre Production

Friday 18th November 2011

A visually stimulating, physically challenging, interactive take on this beloved story adapted by Unnamed Theatre Productions. At the Village hall, 163 Palatine Road, Didsbury. Red Riding hood; an interactive take on this ancient tale, its not jus... continue reading


Withington Baths is 100 Years Old

Friday 11th November 2011

Built in 1911, Withington Baths reaches the grand old age of 100 this year. To celebrate Withington Civic Society is putting on a celebration event on Saturday 12th November. From 2.30pm to 4.30pm there will be a talk by a local historian, ... continue reading


G4 Physiotherapy & Fitness Remembrance Day Offer

Thursday 10th November 2011

For Remembrance Day Friday 11th November 2011 G4 Physiotherapy & Fitness are offering a 50% discount on all physiotherapy & massages on this special day to all past and present associates of the Armed Forces. Please contact the Didsbury G4 Clini... continue reading


Didsbury Library Rape - Arrest Made

Thursday 10th November 2011

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in south Manchester. It happened in the early hours of Saturday 29 October 2011 behind Didsbury Library. A 42-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of rape and has been bailed until 23 Ja... continue reading


Artisan Meat Co. Didsbury Farm Shop Opens

Thursday 10th November 2011

Celebrity chef and Manchester Restaurateur Simon Rimmer (also of Greens, West Didsbury) will be helping to launch The Artisan Meat Company’s Didsbury Farm Shop on Saturday 12th November from 10am. The success of the store in Mottram St Andre... continue reading


Barlow Moor Road Sewer Works For 4 Weeks

Tuesday 8th November 2011

Starting Tuesday 8th November for 4 weeks, United Utilities are to undertake urgent works at the junction of Barlow Moor Road and The Beeches (almost opposite Burton Road), Didsbury West. The works are to replace a collapsed sewer causing disch... continue reading


Bonfire and Fireworks Events November 2011

Thursday 3rd November 2011

A list of the bonfire and fireworks events happening in and around Didsbury over the weekend of the 5th November: Thursday 3rd November - Heaton's Sports Club, Heaton Moor The gates will open at 6pm with the display at 7.15pm. Fireworks only, n... continue reading


Francis House Event: Body Shop At Home @ The Didsbury

Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Wednesday 9th November 7.30-9pm Forget the queues and the stress, come and join us at a special Christmas shopping evening with The Body Shop and Francis House Children’s Hospice. It’s free to come along and there'll be a raffle and lots... continue reading


Find out about Franchising

Tuesday 1st November 2011

Are you currently claiming benefits and live within the Greater Manchester Area? Are you thinking about setting up your own business? Franchising Works is holding a "Find out about Franchising" awareness session at Didsbury Jobcentre. The event ... continue reading


Manchester WACs Lacrosse Club's 100th Season

Monday 31st October 2011

Manchester WACs Lacrosse Club play during the winter at Didsbury Cricket Club. This year is their Centenary season and they are celebrating with a weekend of events and the launch of the WACs 100. All the 'old' boys of the club and of Cheadle Hulm... continue reading


Didsbury Library Rape Police Appeal

Sunday 30th October 2011

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was raped in south Manchester. It occurred in the early hours of Saturday 29 October 2011 behind Didsbury Library. The 47-year-old woman is currently being assisted by specially-trained staff a... continue reading


Stallholders Required For 26th November Didsbury Craft Fair

Thursday 27th October 2011

The 6th Christmas Craft Fair supporting Dignity at Ivy Manchester Church takes place on the 26th November. If you'd like to run a stall at the event contact Jennie Cloherty, jennieo330@gmail.com for information on booking!... continue reading


New £70 Million Private Hospital For Didsbury Point

Thursday 27th October 2011

Healthcare company Circle has selected Didsbury Point (West Didsbury) as the location for a new £70 million hospital designed by Sir Norman Foster. The hospital, planning to open in Autumn 2012 will sit adjacent to the One Didsbury Point Office... continue reading


Vintage & Craft Fair

Wednesday 26th October 2011

The Didsbury Vintage & Craft Fair is back! Join us at the pop-up vintage event in Didsbury village on Saturday 29 October 2011 for more fashion lovers’ trinkets and treats, new season bargains and one-off gifts. The specialist fair will hos... continue reading


Silver Sixpence In Her Shoe Classes November 2011

Tuesday 11th October 2011

7pm Wednesday 12th Oct - Marvellous Mini Vintage Headdresses A 1 hour 30 mins class where we learn some basic sewing skills and ways to embellish a mini fascinator base/comb to create something kitsch, cute and unique. £20 inclusive of all materials... continue reading


Fab-abulous Personal Fitness Training 30 Minute Taster

Tuesday 11th October 2011

Fab-abulous Personal Fitness Training are offering a free 30 min taster/consultation in October and November. During your taster you'll experience what it is like to train on a 1-2-1 basis. The consultation will give you the opportunity ... continue reading


New Novel of Magic and Adventure based entirely in and around Didsbury.

Tuesday 11th October 2011

Local born author Peter Creighton has an eBook available on Amazon and the book's dedicated site: www.thechosenblades.co.uk. The book is about a 13 year old boy's life that is thrown into chaos when his new boss's latest invention reveals the hidd... continue reading


First Birthday Celebrations at And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon

Saturday 8th October 2011

And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon opened on Burton Road in West Didsbury almost a year ago, and to celebrate their first birthday, the lovely cake shop and cafe are going to be hosting their own party with plenty of reasons to turn up! We c... continue reading


Opera Seria At Emmanuel Church Didsbury

Tuesday 4th October 2011

Opera Seria is Manchester's newest opera company. Formed in July 2011 by a group of Manchester-based musicians, the company sets out to create and stage dynamic opera productions to a professional standard for the Manchester community. We aim to do t... continue reading


Cineworld Conferencing Day

Tuesday 4th October 2011

On Thursday 13th October Cineworld Didsbury will be holding a Conferencing Day, an opportunity for you to have a look at the facilities they have on offer to host meetings, conferences, children’s parties, gaming and school bookings. The ses... continue reading


Bond Fashion Party Saturday 1st October

Tuesday 27th September 2011

..it's been 6 months since the last one so we've decided it's high time we had another Bond party. Saturday 1st October 2011 is the date...you know we like to say thank you to our loyal customers so there'll be a free gift for shoppers who spe... continue reading


Health And Well-being Fair at The Northern

Wednesday 21st September 2011

Health Fitness + Well-being Fair at The Northern on Palatine Rd Didsbury on Thurs 22nd sept 6 - 8:30pm. Its free entry + you get free fitness advice, health assessments, chiropractic advice, beauty treatment tasters and lots more! Click on the l... continue reading


Didsbury Arts Festival 2011 Starts In One Week

Saturday 17th September 2011

What’s happening to make Didsbury Totally DAF? Posters are everywhere: Didsbury Arts Festival have secured space for posters and flyers on the boarded up shop next to Axons Butchers (on Barlow Moor Rd near the lights) where DAF Artists can put... continue reading


Officers Investigate Two Indecent Exposures

Saturday 17th September 2011

Officers are investigating two indecent exposures and a sexual assault in south Manchester. At 4.30am on Friday 9 September 2011, a 39-year-old woman was sitting in a bus shelter waiting for a bus on Palatine Road, West Didsbury. A man drove ... continue reading


Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade Open Night

Friday 16th September 2011

Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade are having an Open Night on Friday 16th September 6.30pm to 9.00pm! If you are interested in having fun, playing games and learning new skills and are aged between 5 and 16 years old and enjoy having fun, play... continue reading


Grow Your Own Course With Friends Of Parsonage Gardens

Friday 16th September 2011

Friends of Parsonage Gardens 
Didsbury Gardens Society (Bradley Fold Allotments) are running a free course for anyone interested in growing their own produce. The course takes place at Alpine House, Parsonage Gardens in Didsbury on 
Sunday 1... continue reading