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The weekend of 12th and 13th June

Saturday 12th June 2010

There is so much going on this weekend that we thought a post would help. The weather looks very promising so make the most of it! Didsbury Festival, Food Market, Open gardens, restaurant offers and Guitar Trail around Fletcher Moss Park. Satu... continue reading

Rhubarb Pre-Match Offer

Wednesday 9th June 2010

Lisa at the small but very beautiful Rhubarb Restaurant on Burton Road has asked us to let you know about an offer they have on just for this Saturday. If you are looking for somewhere to eat before this Football, this could be for you. Sat... continue reading

Tag Pass It On Competition

Sunday 6th June 2010

Update: This competition has now ended, but we now run regular competitions right here on our Fetch Didsbury Competitions Page Tag Pass It On are running not one but two excellent competitions for you to enter in June: The get to know your ... continue reading

Kids Unlimited Activity Day

Saturday 5th June 2010

Kids Unlimited would like to invite you to take part in their activity day, which is taking place on Friday 11th June between 10am and 2pm. On the day we are having a wide range of activities for all ages to enjoy. - ku:physical trial activity ... continue reading

Gentry Grooming Co Offer

Friday 4th June 2010

Update: This offer has now ended. Groupon are offering a £131 gents pamper package for £25. Offer includes a Wet Shave, Hair cut and treatment, Indian head massage, wash bag and Privilege card. Voucher available today Friday 4th June only. Ca... continue reading

Soul Groove Soul Nite

Wednesday 2nd June 2010

The Soul Groove Soul Nite presents a new venue re-launch special, with a tribute to a radio show that inspired a generation. The Keep on Truckin' Reunion @ The Didsbury During the 70's & 80's Terry Lennaine's 'Keep On Truckin' radio show became... continue reading

Loft Furniture Spring Clean Sale

Saturday 29th May 2010

Loft, the buy-to-let furniture store on Burton Road, West Didsbury is holding a Spring Clean Sale this weekend. Until 5pm Monday 31st May you can grab yourself a bargain at the shop at 145 Burton Road. As an added bonus, if you spend £50 o... continue reading

Samson & Delilah @ The Albert Club

Friday 28th May 2010

Thursday 3rd June Live music at The Albert Club from Samson & Delilah the Manchester based folk duo. Influenced by stories and traditions new and old, the duo write songs of love and longing, truth and deceit, beauty and decay. Their music tell... continue reading

Didsbury Metrolink Extension under review

Wednesday 26th May 2010

Now that the Conservatives have moved into Downing Street and submitted their proposals to slash public spending, it have been announced that public transport projects will be hit hard by the changes. One of the proposed projects which is now unde... continue reading

The Sanctuary Monthly Ladies Night

Tuesday 25th May 2010

On Thursday 3rd June The Sanctuary in Didsbury Village are hosting their next monthly ladies night to offer women only an hour without the boys to enjoy plenty of treats for just £5 a head. On offer is a new cocktail menu with cocktails 2 for... continue reading

Fat Loaf World Cup 2010 Offer

Sunday 23rd May 2010

Updated: In September 2010 we visited. Read about our Fat Loaf visit On any day when the England team are playing during the 2010 World Cup, The Fat Loaf, Didsbury Green are offering a fantastic burger meal deal to set you up for the match. ... continue reading

World Cup Pubs

Sunday 23rd May 2010

This is a 2010 list of Didsbury pubs which will, and will not be showing the football. It should help you find or avoid the football between 11th June and 11th July. You can head over to the Fifa site to view the full calendar of games. So who wil... continue reading

Zest Cafe Bar Restaurant

Sunday 23rd May 2010

Update: In August 2010 Zest cafe bar closed after a short period of business. It's being refitted as a 'Meze Bar' extension to Istanbul Grill There's a new restaurant opens in Didsbury Village on Tuesday 25th May. Zest Cafe Bar Restaurant is locat... continue reading

New Hair Styling Director for Heaven

Wednesday 19th May 2010

Heaven Spa, Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury have appointed a new Hair Styling Director. Simon Coverdale has over 20 years of hairdressing experience has just joined Heaven Spa on Lapwing Lane as Styling Director. He has previously worked at Vida... continue reading

Beats & Pieces Big Band at West Didsbury Conservative Club

Monday 17th May 2010

Beats & Pieces Big Band/Alice Zawadzki & The Sky Project Thursday 20th May 8pm Big band double bill at the West Didsbury Conservative Club with two exciting Manchester jazz ensembles: The Beats & Pieces Big Band begin their summer UK tour, ... continue reading

Foster Care Fortnight

Monday 17th May 2010

There is currently a specific need for a Focus foster family living near Stockport. You'll need to have some experience of working with children or young people with additional support needs or challenging behaviour. Focus foster carers receive tra... continue reading

Bond NHS Discount

Tuesday 11th May 2010

The lovely Bond Fashion girls are offering 10% discount to anyone NHS staff member with an NHS card. Bond Fashion recently expanded and now has two location, on in Didsbury Village and one on Burton Road, West Didsbury. This offer is only valid at... continue reading

Blockbuster offer

Thursday 6th May 2010

Blockbuster are offering buy 1 get one free on film and game rental using a voucher. Blockbuster Didsbury is on Lapwing Lane. The voucher is valid until 30th May 2010 and is valid for existing or new members. Download the voucher... continue reading

The Albert Club Open Day

Wednesday 5th May 2010

On Saturday May 8th starting at 2pm, The Albert Club, Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury is having an open day to show off it's new patio area. There will be a variety of Stalls, Activities, a Tennis Barbecue, a ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ stal... continue reading

Felicini Didsbury Discount

Wednesday 5th May 2010

You can get ourself 20% off at Felicini Didsbury for the whole of May by downloading this voucher and taking it with you when you dine. The new Locanda Menu is now available at all felicini restaurants including new Ciccetti, and tapas. Sh... continue reading

Girls Night Out in Aid of St Ann's Hospice

Thursday 29th April 2010

We all love a girlie night in.…but now you can go out to The Didsbury and do it in style with a glass of bubbly (pink of course) all in aid of St Ann’s Hospice! Jewellery, nails, Make-up, Massage, Manicures and much more all at your finger... continue reading

Expired: £1 Cineworld Cinema Tickets

Wednesday 28th April 2010

Until 11:59pm on Thursday 29th April (unless tickets run out) an offers website called KGB (part of the 118118 group) is offering full price adult Cineworld cinema tickets for £1. Tickets are limited to 1 per customer, but you can order one p... continue reading

Half Price Spray Tans at Heaven Spa

Friday 23rd April 2010

Heaven Spa, Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury are offering half price spray tans. Until the end of April 2010, you can grab yourself a spray tan for just £15 and get yourself looking bronzed and beautiful. For more information and to book your... continue reading

Frock Swap at The Sanctuary

Friday 23rd April 2010

Lauren and Sarah are holding their first clothes Frock Swap on Tuesday 27th April, at the Sanctuary Bar, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury Village! The event runs from 7 - 9pm and is £5 on the door. Simply bring up to 10 neglected items of clothing... continue reading

We're shifting things around

Thursday 22nd April 2010

If you visit this site often you will know that most pages used to be found at an address starting in and have been since the day we launched back in September 2008. We have great plans at Fetch Didsbury and as part of those... continue reading

Didsbury's Musical Theatre Society in Copacabana

Thursday 22nd April 2010

'Her name was Lola' is the unforgettable opening line to Barry Manilow's Grammy award winning song Copacabana. Didsbury based Musical Theatre Society, SMAOS is taking this exciting and passionate musical to the stage at the Royal Northern Coll... continue reading

The Great Didsbury Clean Up

Thursday 15th April 2010

There is no doubt that Didsbury is a beautiful place to live. It boasts interesting and attractive outdoor areas and architecture both old and new. There has however always been a low level of vandalism, dumping of rubbish and frustration over... continue reading

O'Neill's 2 6oz burgers & chips for £5

Tuesday 13th April 2010

O'Neills currently have an offer for anyone who becomes a fan of their Facebook page. Go to the O'Neills Facebook Page deal tab, become a fan and you get a voucher which gives you two grilled 6oz Irish beef burgers topped with bacon & melted Iri... continue reading

Charity Shop Cabaret at The Albert Club

Monday 12th April 2010

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 7:30pm - 10pm Absurd and boisterous comedy comes to The Albert Club in the form of Charity Shop Cabaret! This Wednesday 14th April... Not having seen a customer for eight months Elspeth and her trusty volunteers fi... continue reading

FC United of Manchester April Meetup

Sunday 4th April 2010

FC United of Manchester fans! Do you have questions about the new ground in Newton Heath? Then go along and ask board members at the Didsbury & Withington Supporters Branch Meeting. Tuesday 6th April 8pm at The Red Lion, Withington. ht... continue reading

Clothes Swap Shop

Friday 2nd April 2010

On the 15th April The Didsbury Public House is holding a clothes swap shop in aid of St. Ann's Hospice. Turn up with at least one item of quality clothing or an accessory and you will be given a swap shop passport which allows you to take ho... continue reading

Alberts Shed Didsbury Takes Shape

Thursday 1st April 2010

Update: Albert's Shed Restaurant opened on the 30th April 2010 We reported several months ago how The Barleycorn Public House on Barlow Moor Road was to be redeveloped into a second Albert's restaurant, the first Alberts Shed being based in Castle... continue reading

McDonalds Coming To Didsbury

Thursday 1st April 2010

McDonalds announced today that they will be acquiring Didsbury's Shell petrol station and converting the land into a 100 seater restaurant and drive through facility. Although complains against the planning application were received from various p... continue reading

Free Guinness at O'Neills

Thursday 1st April 2010

Until 6th April you can claim yourself a free pint of Guinness in O'Neills Didsbury by registering and printing a voucher on their offers site. You can use one voucher per person, per day, you obviously have to be over 18. The voucher will save... continue reading

10% Off Your Airy Fairy Cupcakes Orders

Wednesday 31st March 2010

Didsbury's fantastic Airyfairy Cupcakes are offering a 10% discount for Fetch Didsbury readers during April 2010. Laura who runs Airy Fairy has been taking great steps in the last couple of weeks to increase awareness of the cupcakes and cakes tha... continue reading

Pixie Childrenswear Easter Bunny hunt

Tuesday 30th March 2010

Pixie Childrenswear on Albert Hill Street in Didsbury Village are putting on an Easter Bunny hunt over the holiday period. Prizes for everyone! Pixie was established in 2003 selling high quality clothing and gift for babies and children. Get ... continue reading

Bistro West 156, Burton Road, Lunch Special

Monday 29th March 2010

Bistro West 156 on Burton Road, West Didsbury currently have a special fixed price lunch available Monday to Saturday 12.00-2.30pm You can either choose from 2 courses for £10 or 3 courses for £12.95. Bistro West 156 is quite small so it is ... continue reading

Easter Sunday Comedy Night

Monday 29th March 2010

Sunday 4th April 2010 What better way to round off the Easter Bank Holiday than a good guffaw at The Didsbury Comedy Club? For the majority of us Easter Sunday means no work on Monday so getting to Didsbury Cricket Club half an hour before the sho... continue reading

April Events at The Albert Club, West Didsbury

Saturday 27th March 2010

Some great events taking place in April at The Albert Club, West Didsbury. Tickets on sale at the Club now, book early to avoid disappointment... Ashley Crowe! Saturday 3rd April The brilliant voice of famed tribute act Totally Take That a... continue reading

The Cheese Hamlet Nominated for Deli of the Year

Saturday 27th March 2010

The Cheese Hamlet has been at the heart of Didsbury Village for 50 years and is still owned and run by the Axon family. While other businesses have been and gone, the great staff and friendly service has kept The Cheese Hamlet as popular as ever ... continue reading

Have Your Cupcakes & Eat Them Too

Friday 26th March 2010

It's no secret that we love cake and the cupcakes Airy Fairy make are incredible hand crafted examples. Airy Fairy Cupcakes is a Didsbury based producer of cakes of all sizes and quantities, specialising in a beautiful range of cupcakes. Th... continue reading

Didsbury's EdgyKid Childrenswear 10% Off Code

Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Didsbury based EdgyKid is an online boutique offering cool designer clothes for cool kids. Their brands include IKKS, Jean Bourget, Mexx and French Connection Kids. EdgyKid's philosophy is to take great passion and pride in seeking out niche... continue reading

Spinneyhead Didsbury Blog Posts

Tuesday 23rd March 2010

A couple of excellent photo based blog posts have caught our eye recently over at the Spinneyhead blog. The first is a collection of interesting images of Didsbury architecture of all ages. Great photos of the parts of buildings that often pa... continue reading

Greens Aim For Good Food Guide Restaurant Award

Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Greens Vegetarian Restaurant, Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury is after your support. Greens are hoping to be entered for, and then awarded The Good Food Guide's Restaurant of the Year award. The award is voted for by the general public and nominat... continue reading

The Didsbury Easter Menu

Friday 19th March 2010

The Didsbury Public House has a special menu for Easter weekend, 2 courses for £9.95 or 3 courses for £11.95. Their full menu will also be available if you have a favourite you just can't go without. The menu includes traditional roast dinner,... continue reading

Book Club at Silver Apples, Burton Road, April 6th 2010

Wednesday 17th March 2010

The monthly book club at Silver Apples, Burton Road, West Didsbury takes place on the first Tuesday of the month. Aprils book club will be on Tuesday 6th April from 7.30pm. You can take part in a friendly discussion about the two books chosen ... continue reading

Dates for your 2010 Summer Diary

Monday 15th March 2010

There is going to be loads to get up to this summer in Didsbury and with fingers crossed that the weather is going to be nice, here are a few dates you may want to stick in your diary for the next few months: Didsbury Festival 2010 Saturday 1... continue reading

10% off everything at Sterling Pharmacy, Lapwing Lane

Monday 15th March 2010

This offer has now ended, but keep your eye out for more offers from local businesses on Fetch Didsbury. Sterling Pharmacy, Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury are giving readers of Fetch Didsbury 10% discount on the price of everything* at the checko... continue reading

Craft Market, Ivy Manchester, Didsbury, 13th March

Thursday 11th March 2010

This Saturday 13th March Ivy Manchester are holding a Craft Fair in aid of the charity Dignity. Entry is £1 for adults and 50p for children, all profits go to Dignity. On offer will be Homemade cakes and drinks along with a wide variety of... continue reading

The Milson Rhodes to replace The Pitcher and Piano

Saturday 6th March 2010

On Friday the 19th March 2010 a new pub will be opening in the place of The Pitcher and Piano on School Lane in Didsbury Village. The Milson Rhodes, which is a new Wetherspoons location is to take its name from Dr J. Milson Rhodes (1847-1909), a l... continue reading