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Below Manchester with Didsbury Civic Society

Monday 7th February 2011

Keith Warrender (author of ‘Underground Manchester’) will talk about his new book - ‘Below Manchester: Going Deeper Under the City’ 7.30pm Saturday, 19th February Emmanuel Lower Hall (behind Church on Barlow Moor Road) Tickets £3.00... continue reading


Framed Didsbury Bus Signs at Pad Chorlton

Monday 7th February 2011

Pad Chorlton have a small selection of rare framed Didsbury and West Didsbury 1960's bus signs. Prices start from £145 and you can find out more by ringing David at Pad on 0161 881 0088. ... continue reading


Valentines Day 14th February

Sunday 6th February 2011

Here are your options for eating out around Valentines Day in Didsbury. More Didsbury restaurants will be added as they promote their Valentines menu. Many restaurant discounts are not valid on Valentines day so be sure to check first. Got anot... continue reading


FUNK Boutique Grand Opening 7th February

Sunday 6th February 2011

As In All Her Finery closes on School Lane, and much to the dismay of Fiona's loyal customers and followers, 56 School Lane opens it's door once again on the 7th Feb 2011 as FUNK Boutique. Offering bespoke, high end designer bags, fashion bags, je... continue reading


Beaver Road Fundraisers Spring Ball

Monday 31st January 2011

The Beaver Road Fundraisers are hosting another fabulous Spring Ball at the Galleon Hotel. "Come and help us to raise money for our school by gathering your friends together and attending our black tie dinner." Tables of 10 @ £30 per person,... continue reading


Treat Your Valentine with Flowers and Cupcakes this February 14th

Monday 31st January 2011

It's here again, that time of year when cupid dusts off his arrows in the name of love and this year cupid himself has called upon the Airyfairies (they're good buds) and The Flower Lounge to bring you beautiful cupcake and flower packages to tre... continue reading


One Lounge Havana Night

Thursday 27th January 2011

Q: What are you doing this Tonight? A: Coming down to One Lounge that's what! We are kicking away those January blues with a Havana night; there'll be discount Havana cocktails all night, and a lovely DJ playing some tunes to ease the rum down ... continue reading


Comedy @ The Railway

Wednesday 26th January 2011

Wednesday 26th January from 8pm Comedy @ The Railway in West Didsbury Andy White Chris Brooker, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Kate McCabe, Matt Seber The Railway Pub Didsbury, 3 Lapwing Lane M20 2WS... continue reading


The Areas and Wards of Didsbury

Monday 24th January 2011

Recently there seems to be much confusion about the areas and the wards of Didsbury. A ward is an electoral district used for local politics. An area is a name used to describe an unspecific part of a village, town or city. We thought we'd clarify: ... continue reading


Fosters Fish Buy One Get One Free Week

Monday 24th January 2011

For a whole week, Monday 24th to Sunday 31st January, when you buy one Cod and Chips from Fosters Fish in Didsbury Village, they'll give you another Cod and Chips completely free. The offer is takeaway only, and it's limited to a maximum of 2 ... continue reading


Didsbury Beer Festival Donates £12,000 to Local Charities

Tuesday 18th January 2011

Friends of Didsbury Beer Festival gathered at St Catherine’s Social Club on Didsbury’s School Lane on Saturday to toast the success of the event as the organisers presented cheques worth £12,000 to charity. Guests raised their pint glasse... continue reading


West Didsbury Sure Start Centre Open Days

Monday 17th January 2011

Visit West Didsbury Sure Start Children’s Centre You are invited to call in with your children to have a look at West Didsbury Sure Start Children’s Centre. Give us your ideas and tell us what you would like us to offer. Talk to us about o... continue reading


Oxfam Didsbury Needs Your Donations

Monday 17th January 2011

Donations of clothes, books and bric-a-brac are urgently needed to help fill shelves at Oxfam in Didsbury. December’s big freeze saw donations fall to a record low with some Oxfam shops receiving less than half of what would normally be e... continue reading


The Kooligans Play West Didsbury Conservative Club

Monday 17th January 2011

Kooligans Live 5 Piece Rock Band 19th February - West Didsbury Conservative Club Admission:- £1.00 On The Door. Free Prizes/Raffel/Bingo during the Intervals. The Kooligans are a local up and coming 5 piece Rock Band, playing all types... continue reading


Didsbury Village Film Club

Sunday 16th January 2011

Didsbury Village Film Club is run by a group of people drawn from across St James and Emmanuel Church. Screenings take place around 4 times a year and are usually based on films that address major social and environmental issues. There is always... continue reading


Fosters Fish And Chips Trial Mackerel

Friday 14th January 2011

Didsbury Village fish and chip shop fosters are usually swift to implement any requests and ideas that they come across and the ideas of Hugh's Fish Fight with Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall currently showing on Channel 4 haven't slipped through the net... continue reading


Burns Night 2011

Thursday 13th January 2011

From Wikipedia - "A Burns supper (or Burns Night) is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, author of many Scots poems. The suppers are normally held on or near the poet's birthday, 25 January, sometimes also known as Robert B... continue reading


Didsbury’s Khandoker Claims To Be Oldest Curry In Manchester

Thursday 13th January 2011

Khandoker, the respected Didsbury curry house is part of a 73 year old family run business which started in 1937. The Didsbury restaurant is currently run by Sufi Miah Khandoker and along with his second cousin Salim Uddin-Khandakar who runs the Bram... continue reading


From Russia With Love – Russian Culture Event

Thursday 13th January 2011

On Saturday the 22nd of January, between 1:30pm and 6pm, Didsbury Community Church and the St. Petersburg Friendship Society are hosting an event to celebrate Russia and the Russian culture. There will be interactive workshops to learn Russi... continue reading


Pixie Half Price Sale

Tuesday 11th January 2011

Up to 50% off womenswear, childrenswear and shoes in the Winter Sale at Pixie in Didsbury Village. Be quick...offer available while stocks last! Sale ends 31st January. Pixie Childrenswear 0161 445 5230 6 Albert Hill Street, Didsbury, Manches... continue reading


And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon January Offers

Monday 10th January 2011

And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon, the Cake shop and tea rooms on Burton Road have two offers running in January... Half-price tea, coffee & hot-choc when you sit-in and enjoy some of our cakes in the cafe. Free cake-stand hire (worth £... continue reading


Dick Withington Pantomime at the St. Catherine’s Club

Monday 10th January 2011

The St. Catherine's Club on School Lane is hosting a Pantomime with all proceeds going to St. Anne's Hospice and Francis House. Dick Withington (brilliant name!) is showing Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th February for both adults and children, then on... continue reading


New Learning and Community Centre Opens in Burnage

Monday 10th January 2011

Westcroft Community Project is a new centre offering a range of opportunities to local residents. Available courses include: IT, Teaching Assistant and Maths. The centre is dedicated to helping those who need it find work and can provide help with yo... continue reading


Cracking Good Food Chorlton Cooking Workshops

Monday 10th January 2011

Cracking Good Food is delighted to announce the next round of Cracking Good classes for the public, running between 15 January and 15 February 2011. This Chorlton-based cookery network encourages more home cooking through hands-on classes for ... continue reading


Free Macleod Bradley Haircuts

Saturday 8th January 2011

Macleod Bradley urgently require 4 hair models, 2 long, 2 short, for FREE hair cuts on Monday 17th January from 1pm. If you, or someone you know is interested, you can get in touch by calling the salon on 0161 448 8554 or sending them a message ... continue reading


Wheeldon Opticians January Sale

Friday 7th January 2011

For the Month of January, you can get 50% off selected frames including; Police, Hackett, Calvin Klein & Armani at Wheeldon Opticians on the junction of Palatine Road and Lapwing Lane. Wheeldon Opticians 0161 445 4253 106 Palatine Road, West Did... continue reading


Discounted Home Insulation from the Energy Saving Trust

Friday 7th January 2011

The Energy Saving Trust are running a campaign to make discounted, or even free insulation available to people in the North West. You get a no obligation consultation for free and then have the option of taking up discounted (from £50) loft and ca... continue reading


The Rise and Fall of Didsbury Food Market

Friday 7th January 2011

Didsbury Food Market is no more. It's official. The market won't be returning after a review took place, prompted by complaints by local businesses, resulted in a decision to discontinue it taken by our local councillors. Didsbury Food Market ... continue reading


The Massive Success of Didsbury Beer Festival 2010

Thursday 6th January 2011

Update: Didsbury Beer Festival Donates £12,000 to Charity We've just heard from Michael O'Hare at The St. Catherine's Club on School Lane, that Didsbury Beer Festival 2010 raised over £10,000 for charity! We're massive fans of the Beer ... continue reading


Chorlton Arts Festival 2011 Submissions Close Soon

Wednesday 5th January 2011

Chorlton Arts Festival returns in May 2011 and is now firmly cemented as one of the leading multi-arts events in the region, bringing together a programme of international, national and local artists for 12 days of energy and excitement. Last yea... continue reading


Latin Kitchen – Healthy Food Delivery Service

Tuesday 4th January 2011

Revolutionary new healthy Latin food online order and delivery service Latin Kitchen has opened in Didsbury. Latin food is widely acknowledged to be healthy and exotic! As well as a normal delivery service, Latin Kitchen also offer a weekly co... continue reading


David Hough Personal Training Didsbury Offer

Tuesday 4th January 2011

David Hough is a Didsbury Personal Trainer based at The Northern tennis club on Palatine Road, West Didsbury. For the month of January David is offering a 'pay for 10 sessions and get an extra 2 for free' offer, open to everyone. The offer gives... continue reading


Social Circle January Offer

Tuesday 4th January 2011

For the month of January you can get a months FREE trial with Social Circle, Manchester premier social network when you mention Fetch Didsbury. "Social Circle was formed to bring together couples and singles in Manchester who want to inject so... continue reading


Didsbury Cookbook Open For Climate-Friendly Recipe Submissions

Saturday 1st January 2011

Attention budding Masterchefs, young and old – here’s your chance to feature in an exciting new Didsbury recipe book! Spring 2011 will mark the launch of Didsbury Dinners: The Low-Carbon Community Cookbook. It is a new Action for Sustaina... continue reading


Didsbury Library Refurbishment in January 2011

Saturday 1st January 2011

Didsbury Library will be getting a face-lift in January with some internal decoration and new carpets. To make this possible the library will be closed between 5pm on Friday the 31st December and 10am on Monday 7th February. While the main... continue reading


"The History of Didsbury" by The Didsbury Film Group

Saturday 1st January 2011

A number of Didsbury residents have come together to form The Didsbury Film Group. This community group is putting the final touches to the script for a film entitled The History of Didsbury which covers the known timeline to the present day. ... continue reading


4 Cocktails for £10 at M Twenty

Friday 31st December 2010

For today only, Friday 31st December 2010, you can grab yourself vouchers entitling you to four cocktails at West Didsbury's M Twenty Bar for only £10 instead of £28. Choose any four from their wide range of cocktails. Drinks to be ordered i... continue reading


St. Catherine's Club New Year's Eve Party

Tuesday 14th December 2010

New Year's Eve Dinner, Dance and Disco. St. Catherine's Club, School Lane Didsbury is holding a Black and White Theme'd New Year's Eve party which includes a champagne Reception. Everyone welcome! 7.30pm arrival for an 8pm start. Carriages hom... continue reading


St Catherine's Club Christmas Concert

Tuesday 14th December 2010

St. Catherine's Club Didsbury Christmas Concert Sat Dec 18th 8pm in aid of the parish. Swingin' Affair - big band, Malvian - modern combo and the Christmas Choir Tickets on sale at the Club for £5. Donations for the raffle prizes are ... continue reading


One Lounge New Year Plans

Tuesday 14th December 2010

"This New Year's Eve, One Lounge will transform from a chilled out lounge bar to a decadent Speakeasie, as we celebrate the new year with a prohibition theme. "There'll be a complimentary Kir Royale champagne cocktail upon entry, and drinks o... continue reading


Christmas Events at Ivy Manchester

Tuesday 14th December 2010

Ivy Manchester on Barlow Moor Road has several exciting Christmas event happening in December. Everyone is welcome, and if you haven't seen it yet, The Polar Express is an amazing family film and at Ivy Manchester, it's free to watch! Deck Cha... continue reading


Blade Browns Barbers School Lane

Thursday 9th December 2010

Blade Browns is a new Mens hairstyling salon on the junction of School Lane and Kingsway. The price for superb barbering is just £7with a lovaly hot towel finish. Our new Barber is Mark Stapleton who has recently joined Blade at this lovely,... continue reading


Bond Fashion Winter Sale

Thursday 9th December 2010

Bond Fashion's winter sale has just started! Money off selected items including knitwear, tops and dresses. Head down to either of the shops; Burton Road, West Didsbury or Wilmslow Road, Didsbury Village and look out for the red-card hangars!... continue reading


Christie's Christmas Fair

Wednesday 8th December 2010

Christie's Christmas Fair takes place at Chorlton Irish Club Thursday 9th December from 7pm. The Fabulous Christmas Fair in aid of Christie's includes a licensed bar, and stalls selling gifts, jewellery, scarves, bags, cupcakes, books, handmad... continue reading


Didsbury Semi Transformed into Contemporary Art Gallery

Monday 6th December 2010

o Friday 10th December: 6pm-9pm o Saturday 11th December: 10am-6pm o Sunday 12th December: general opening from 10am-4pm Manchester interior designer and former catwalk model Laura Mayall is transforming her elegant Didsbury home into an art... continue reading


Didsbury West Labour Party Quiz Night

Friday 3rd December 2010

On Thursday 9th December the Labour Party in Old Moat and Didsbury West are hold a Quiz Night. The venue is The Albert Club, West Didsbury on Thursday 9th December. These events are always fun to attend and there will be additional raffles as well... continue reading


The Fat Loaf Christmas

Friday 3rd December 2010

The Fat Loaf on Didsbury Green have sent over their plans for Christmas and New Year. You can check out our more complete page for all Didsbury Christmas Menus. You also view more information about Didsbury restaurants over on our business profil... continue reading


Didsbury Christmas menus

Friday 3rd December 2010

2012: Christmas in Didsbury 2012 2010: At the start of September Christmas menus become available from all our local chain and most of the independent restaurants in Didsbury hoping for early office party and Christmas do bookings. We're not su... continue reading


Beaver Road Christmas Market Fair

Friday 3rd December 2010

Saturday December 4th - 10:30 to 2pm Didsbury's Beaver Road School Fundraisers are hosting an amazing Christmas Market Fair with plenty of fun and games as well as an array of fabulous stallholders which include: Hallmark, Yankee Candles, Usbo... continue reading


The Flower Lounge Christmas Opening Evening

Wednesday 1st December 2010

The Flower Lounge Didsbury on Barlow Moor Road are holding a Christmas Opening Evening on 1st December between 6pm and 9pm. There will be demonstrations including how to create Christmas table centres and door wreaths and plenty of free advise... continue reading