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Meet The Brewer at The Metropolitan

Tuesday 21st September 2010

Thursday, 30th September from 7:30pm The Metropolitan on the junction of Burton Road and Lapwing Lane in West Didsbury are holding a Meet The Brewer event on the 30th September starting at 7.30pm Timothy Taylor representatives will be on si... continue reading


Open Night At In All Her Finery Accessories Boutique

Tuesday 21st September 2010

In All Her Finery, the accessories boutique on School Lane, Didsbury is holding it's next open night on Thursday ‎7th October with Cava & Cake.. They'll be drawing a Raffle for £100 worth of fantastic goodies at 9pm that evening. Every custo... continue reading


Didsbury Grub and Gossip

Thursday 16th September 2010

Saturday, 9th October 2010 12-5pm Grub & Gossip Food Swap Party at The New Didsbury Park Children’s Sure Start Centre A community party for everyone from the very young to the very wise. Bring some home made food, or a favourite recipe and ... continue reading


Kindermusik Children's Music and Music Classes

Thursday 16th September 2010

Kindermusik music and movement classes for children are on Mondays at Ivy Church in Didsbury! Classes involve singing, age-appropriate instrument exploration, creative movement, baby massage, bubble time, parachute games for the older ones, activ... continue reading


System One Seeks 10 Wonders Of Greater Manchester

Tuesday 14th September 2010

Greater Manchester is bursting with exciting venues, elegant buildings and places of outstanding local beauty, but how often do we get to shout from the rooftops about our favourite local sights and attractions? To celebrate the best of what the r... continue reading


Hairdressing Nirvana at Heaven Spa

Sunday 12th September 2010

barn//it hairdressing of Harvey Nicks and Heaven Spa in Didsbury have joined forces to bring hairdressing nirvana to Didsbury. Two stylists from barn/it will be guest stylists at Heaven Spa every week. Elliot, a senior stylist will be working ... continue reading


FC United of Manchester Didsbury Branch

Sunday 12th September 2010

The first FC United Didsbury & Withington Supporters Branch meeting of the new season takes place on Wednesday 15th September. The meeting is at the Red Lion in Withington. The meeting is in the "snug" (turn left after you walk in, there shoul... continue reading


Albert Club Poker Night

Sunday 12th September 2010

The Albert Club, Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury are once again running Poker Nights. The next one will take place on Sunday 12th September. Texas hold 'em. £7.50 in. All standards welcome, cash prizes to the top 3 players. All standards wel... continue reading


The Fat Loaf Visit

Saturday 11th September 2010

After it being out for almost a month and having avoided picking up too much information from friends and family who had seen Inception (no spoilers here though, promise!) I decided it was time to see what all the fuss was about. It's very good b... continue reading


Charity Ceilidh at Christ Church West Didsbury

Friday 10th September 2010

Ceilidh Night Featuring Scottish Ceilidh band Triple Scotch A night of great music and dancing at Christ Church, Darley Avenue, West Didsbury from 7.30pm All proceeds to Bury African Outreach 'helping us to help the orphans' Tickets are £... continue reading


Win a New Website for Your Favourite Didsbury Business

Thursday 9th September 2010

As part of our commitment to promoting and supporting local Didsbury businesses we've decided to arrange a special give-away for one lucky business. Our friends at PagePlay have already created sites for Didsbury businesses such as Airy Fairy ... continue reading


50% off various Didsbury restaurants for 3 months

Tuesday 7th September 2010

Until Friday 10 September 2010 you can grab yourself a free 3 month taste card which gets you 50% off or 241 at the following Didsbury restaurants: Gourmet Burget Kitchen (GBK) Pizza Express La Tasca Jade Garden The Parrswood Hotel The Gurkha... continue reading


Eid Fun Day

Tuesday 7th September 2010

Eid Fun Day - Sunday 12th September, 12-5pm, Didsbury Mosque on Burton Road's junction with Barlow Moor Road Raising money for the Pakistan Flood Victims. Make this eid that extra bit special all for a good cause. Activities and Events incl... continue reading


Cupcakes & Fizz with Love2Eat & AiryFairyCupcakes Ladies Night

Sunday 5th September 2010

Starting Tuesday 7th September and then repeated regularly after that Didsbury cupcake baker AiryFairyCupcakes and West Didsbury food boutique Love2Eat Deli will be putting on an amazing night of Cupcakes and Fizz exclusive to the lucky local lad... continue reading


Didsbury Market Suspended

Thursday 2nd September 2010

Update 1: You may find a thread of 80+ comments discussing the market on our Didsbury Manchester Facebook Page interesting. Update 2: Official word from the Council is that Withington Market is not a replacement for Didsbury Food Market, and t... continue reading


Nicola Rowlands Exhibition at The Art of Tea

Wednesday 1st September 2010

Sunday 29th August see's the launch of work by Nicola Rowlands at The Art of Tea Didsbury. Nicola Rowlands is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Wales, raised on Chicago deep dish pizza and trained in the jungles of Borneo. She creat... continue reading


Chorlton's Big Green Festival Annual Meeting Invite

Wednesday 1st September 2010

Thursday 23 September at 7.30pm Volunteers invited to Annual General Meeting for third Big Green Festival Following a hugely successful launch in 2009 and an enormously popular second event in 2010, the date has been set for Chorlton’s Big ... continue reading


Westfest - West Didsbury's Festival

Wednesday 1st September 2010

Westfest is a local festival based in West Didsbury. The 2010 festival takes place over the weekend of Saturday 4th September in the Burton Road and Lapwing Lane area. Most of the local businesses take part in Westfest in some way. Many offer spec... continue reading


Free Drink in The Old House At Home

Friday 27th August 2010

The Old House At Home on Burton Road is a Green King Pub, and as such is taking part in a free drink offer via the Green King website. It's just outside Didsbury in Withington, but we hope you'll excuse our tiny venture outside our usual area. To ... continue reading


Pinchjo's West Didsbury Offer

Thursday 26th August 2010

For one day only ( Thursday 26th August ) you can grab yourself a voucher which entitles you to £70 worth of food and drink for £30 at West Didsbury's Pinchjo's Tapas Bar. The voucher is then valid until end Feb 2011, until when you can ... continue reading


Manchester Movies Film Club September

Wednesday 25th August 2010

Update: New venue! The Red Lion, Wilmslow Road, Withington If you've been looking for a local Film Club, then you may be in luck! 7.30pm Tuesday, 14 September 2010 @ The Red Lion, Withington If ideas rather than special effects and car c... continue reading


Win The Perfect Night In

Wednesday 25th August 2010

Local Didsbury photographer Sarah Smith (The Broken Doll) is offering The Perfect Night In as the prize for her current competition. Sarah discovered her love of photography whilst studying a GNVQ in Media at Yorkshire Coast College. She then went... continue reading


Didsbury Fun Run 2010

Tuesday 24th August 2010

Didsbury Fun 2010 takes place on the 18th September. There are two lengths available to suit anyone who would like to take part; a 5k and a 1.5k distance course. The ‘Didsbury Fun Run’ is being organised by members of Didsbury Baptist Church. ... continue reading


Charity Fun Day in aid of Francis House

Monday 23rd August 2010

Sunday 5th September from 12pm Charity Day in aid of Francis House Children's Hospice at The Quarry Bank Inn, Bloomsbury Lane, Timperley. Children's entertainment includes a fun-bus, face painting and rides. A DJ will be playing all day wi... continue reading


Kindermusik Sneak Preview Days

Thursday 19th August 2010

The Northern Tennis Club Friday August 20th and Friday August 27th 10:30am (babies 0-18mos and parent/carer) 11:30am (toddlers 18mos-3yrs and multi-child families up to 7yrs. of age) Each session is 45 minutes in length. Kindermusik is... continue reading


Open Mic Night at The Albert Club

Wednesday 18th August 2010

Sunday 22nd August 7.30pm to 11pm Live music and Open Mic at The Albert Club West Didsbury. An hour of open mic followed by live acts on stage: Death to the Strange "Spot on harmonies and tight, folky - and sometimes haunting - melodies... ... continue reading


Chorlton Arts Festival Hub Submissions

Wednesday 18th August 2010

The Chorton Arts Festival team are calling for local artists to submit work to show in the Chorlton Arts Festival Hub as well as looking for further creative ideas for the hub now that the 2010 festival has ended. At the moment, the Hub is bei... continue reading


Metrolink East Didsbury drop in session

Wednesday 18th August 2010

Tonight (Wednesday 18th August) a drop in session will take place at Parrs Wood High School's main hall between 4pm and 7pm for local residents to be updated on the plans for the Metrolink in that area. John Leech MP will be in attendance. We h... continue reading


Macleod Bradley Offer

Wednesday 18th August 2010

[Extended for Thursday 19th August] For 1 day only (Wednesday 18th August) you can buy a voucher which entitles you to a £105 worth of hair treatments for only £35 at Lapwing Lane's Macleod Bradley Hair Salon in West Didsbury. The vouchers ar... continue reading


British Heart Foundation's Got Talent

Monday 16th August 2010

On Friday 20th August The British Heart Foundation is holding a charity talent competition at the Parrswood in Didsbury. Entry is £5 per act which goes to the charity. £50+ worth of prizes to be won and the winner gets to perform in the final he... continue reading


Play for South Manchester's Finest Rugby Club

Wednesday 11th August 2010

Fancy a challenge? Come and play Rugby for South Manchester’s finest rugby club! Old Bedians Rugby Club is a social South Manchester rugby club seeking new players for the 2010/11 season. We welcome players of all ages and ability levels. ... continue reading


Social Circle Summer Barbecue

Wednesday 11th August 2010

The highlight of the Social Circle 2010 Summer calendar is the Summer BBQ Party with Pimm's, BBQ & Entertainment in the Heart of Didsbury at The Albert Club. It's the event to attend for great food, meet new people and generally party a fun night ... continue reading


In All Her Finery Offer

Sunday 8th August 2010

If you walk down School Lane away from Didsbury Village, a little way down on the right hand side you will come across In All Her Finery, an small accessories boutique selling handmade & designer jewellery, cards, perfume, chocolates & gifts. ... continue reading


Summer Wine Tasting Evening

Wednesday 4th August 2010

Would you like to improve your knowledge of wine while sampling up to eight quality brands in a convivial atmosphere with fellow Manchester vino lovers? An innovative and fun concept with the intention to ensure everyone, irrespective of their c... continue reading


Rory's Bench in Fletcher Moss Park

Sunday 1st August 2010

Everyone who has walked around Fletcher Moss Park in Didsbury has probably seen and made comment on it, and many of you will have sat on it, but until I wrote this update I knew very little about it. One of the benches located between the Wilmslow... continue reading


20+ Ways to spend £20 in Didsbury

Saturday 31st July 2010

We asked the good fans of our Didsbury Manchester Facebook Page what they would do if they had £20 to spend somewhere in Didsbury. The answers were brilliant and interesting. Here are a few to give you some ideas. The full list can be viewed on o... continue reading


AiryFairyCupcakes Competition

Saturday 31st July 2010

If you fancy your chances at winning 36 beautiful cupcakes and a stand for a party or event, head on over to the Fetch Didsbury Competitions Page and enter our latest competition. If you have any trouble deciding on the answer be sure to che... continue reading


Jem&i July 2010

Thursday 29th July 2010

Jem&i has always been one of our favourite Didsbury restaurants here at Fetch. We've been going since it was a tiny little place where you almost sat in the kitchen at some tables. The refit a few years back gave a lot more space and added a brighter... continue reading


Fletcher Moss Park wins Green Flag Park Award

Wednesday 28th July 2010

Didsbury's Fletcher Moss Park has been awarded a Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag Award. The awards were first launched in 1996 to recognise and reward the best green spaces in the country. "Awards are given on an annual basis and winners must app... continue reading


Sainsbury's make White Lion Withington Application

Tuesday 27th July 2010

Sainsbury's have submitted a planning application to convert the listed White Lion pub in Withington into a Sainsbury's Local. The pub which sits on the most prominent corner of the village at the junction of Wilmslow Road and Palatine road has be... continue reading


Paupers Wood Conservation Day

Tuesday 27th July 2010

Paupers Wood is having a general conservation day on Sunday 1st August from 11am - 3pm. Paupers Wood is a small, but very beautiful patch of wood on Nell Lane West Didsbury. Originally a burial place for the Victorian poor from the old Withingto... continue reading


Leading Yoga Expert Manju Jois Visits Didsbury

Thursday 22nd July 2010

One of the world’s leading yoga experts will be visiting Manchester for the first time in August, holding a weekend of workshops to stretch everyone. 7th and 8th August from 10am to 1pm Manju Jois is the son of Pattabhis Jois, the yogi who di... continue reading


Refresh Catering Emporium Summer Offers

Thursday 22nd July 2010

Refresh Catering Emporium have a great selection of Summer Offers & Take Out Meal Deals for you to enjoy while the weather is still (supposed to be) nice. Grab yourself a bargain meal deal or free tea / coffee with a full english breakfast. R... continue reading


Didsbury Discount Scheme

Tuesday 13th July 2010

Tag, Pass It On (formerly the Didsbury Discount Scheme) is a new initiative aimed at ensuring local residents shop with independent local businesses where possible. To thank local residents for supporting Didsbury's local businesses, to boost tra... continue reading


Fit Women Special Summer Offer

Monday 12th July 2010

To celebrate Fit Women's first anniversary this July, they are offering a 2 for 1 rate on all their classes. Fit Women is for those who need to fit exercise into their busy lifestyles. The classes take place in Didsbury park on Sunday mornin... continue reading


Francis House Bus Pull

Friday 9th July 2010

Didsbury & Withington Bus Pull - Sat 10th July Bus Pull in aid of Francis House Children's Hospice. • An old fashioned, open back and open top bus is coming from Blackpool for the event • Around 60 people in fancy dress – carnival atmo... continue reading


Spirit Offer

Thursday 8th July 2010

Spirit Hair and Beauty, Burton Road, West Didsbury have two special offers to share with you. Both are only available this Saturday 10th July so be careful you don't miss out! Offer 1 is £5 off Calma Reflexology New clients who come in for a... continue reading


Thyme Out Deli Offer

Tuesday 29th June 2010

Today only Tuesday 29th June you can grab yourself a voucher that gets you £40 worth of delicious deli food for £16. The voucher is then valid for 6 months and can be used Monday to Saturday. The food available when you trade in your vouc... continue reading


Dads Eat Free at Pizza Express

Thursday 17th June 2010

On the 20th June you can take your father along to Pizza Express with this voucher and he gets a free meal as long as someone else orders a main meal too. Grab a voucher here Make sure you present the voucher when ordering. One voucher per ... continue reading


Philosophy Reading Group

Wednesday 16th June 2010

Didsbury Philosophy Reading Group The Woodstock - 139 Barlow Moor Road First meeting Thursday 8th July An informal and friendly small group of people who meet fortnightly on a midweek evening (to suit the majority) in the beer garden of the Wood... continue reading