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Gift Wrapping Course March 2010

Gift Wrapping Courses available at The Didsbury House Hotel starting in March 2010. Course places are £110 per person and include All Materials, Handouts, Refreshments and Lunch. Book a place on our first course on 9th March and receive a free... continue reading

Manchester Bootcamp offer

ABC Bootcamp Didsbury run local fitness sessions which will increase your fitness levels and burn fat. Their next set of sessions starts on Monday 15th March. They've sent us over a great offer for those who read our blog or follow us on Facebook ... continue reading

The Metropolitan Mothers Day and Food Offer

Mothers Day The Metropolitan, Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury are offering 2 courses for £16.95 or 3 courses for £19.95 for Mothers Day 2010. The menu includes a choice of 5 starters, Mains include Beef, Lamb, Pork, Chicken or mixed roast among other ... continue reading

A Local Night For Local Comedians?

Event: Sunday 7th March, 7.45pm prompt After last month's show featuring acts from opposite ends of the globe, Didsbury's monthly comedy night draws it's talent from much nearer to home this month. Fortunately, due to Manchester's thriving com... continue reading

Nell Lane West Didsbury

Update: Nell Lane was reopened on 22nd February 2010 after 76 days of closure. Since the 8th December 2009 Nell Lane in West Didsbury has been closed to traffic, initially along its full length and for the majority of the closure, between Elizabet... continue reading

West Didsbury Residents Association 2010 AGM

The West Didsbury Residents Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on Monday 15th February at 8pm at The Albert Club on Old Lansdowne Road. All are welcome, whether you are a current member or just interested in joining. The West Did... continue reading

Didsbury Vintage & Craft Fair 20th February 2010

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Celebrate In All Her Finery's 2nd Birthday

4th February sees the return of our popular monthly cava & cake night... and is also our 2nd birthday! come and join us for complimentary refreshments, gorgeous new spring/summer collections, new designs in our own handmade range and a free gift w... continue reading

USA Beers Tasting Evening @ Silver Apples

Wednesday, 24th February 7pm - 11pm £10 for a ticket An evening tasting some of the finest beers in American craft brewing, presented by James Clay in aid of Mencap. The beers of the USA have traditionally suffered in comparison with their ol... continue reading

Cheese Tasting Evening @ Silver Apples

Tuesday 23rd March 7pm - 10pm £7.50 for a ticket Join the guys at Silver Apples on Orchard Street, Burton Road for a night of delicious cheeses, their resident cheese expert will be discussing origins, recipe ideas and wine suggestions as well a... continue reading

Rhubarb Restaurant Valentines Day Options

Update: Valentines Day 2010 has now been and gone, but you can often find offers from Rhubarb Restaurant, West Didsbury on our Didsbury Restaurant Discounts page Rhubarb have just waded into this years Didsbury Valentines Day restaurant choice... continue reading

Thyme Restaurant, Burton Road, West Didsbury

Thyme Restaurant is the latest food venue to open on Burton Road in West Didsbury. As an enticement to get you through the door of the restaurant, bar & grill they are currently running two food offer which might tempt you in. Offer 1 Any night o... continue reading

Didsbury on Google Street View

Update: As of 11th March 2010, Google Street View now covers all roads in Didsbury including side roads. After several months of the Manchester Street View images ending in Fallowfield, Google has advanced along Wilmslow Rd to Didsbury. The... continue reading

Fine Art Painting Class With Chaz Newton-Smith

Discover your talent or hone your Painting skills with a professional artist, working out of a studio with real canvas and proper oil paint. This fantastic 10 week course in Oil painting will look at Artists, conception, composition, colour, mark ma... continue reading

The Didsbury Food Offers January 2010

One of our best local public houses The Didsbury on Wilmslow Road just south of Didsbury Village has a raft of offers available to you this January. So many in fact that you would be mad not to eat there at least once this month. Usual the lan... continue reading

Didsbury Pilates Classes From Revive Pilates

Revive Pilates are launching new Pilates classes in Didsbury this New Year so you can look and feel fabulous in 2010. Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in Germany in the early 20th Century and focuses on the core postural muscles which h... continue reading

2009 Christmas and New Year Images

We're looking for the best Didsbury photos that you've taken over the 2009 Christmas and New Year period to show on the Fetch Didsbury site. In return we'll give you credit by name and the option of a link to a web page of your choice* to say thanks.... continue reading

Early 2010 Wilmslow Road East Didsbury Diversion

Due to bridge repairs, Wilmslow Road will be closed Eastbound (Didsbury Village to Kingsway direction) for 12 weekends starting from Friday the 8th January and ending the 26th March. A diversion will be in place via Parrs Wood Road and School Lane... continue reading

25% Off food at Felicini Didsbury

Until the 31st of January 2010 Felicini Didsbury are offering a whopping 25% discount on your food bill when you visit their restaurant. Felicini Didsbury has been creating top quality Italian inspired cuisine for many years and is a regular d... continue reading

Christmas Flower Workshop with Laura Coleman Flowers

Laura Coleman Flowers are running a Christmas Flower Workshop on Saturday 12 December upstairs at the Pitcher & Piano Didsbury from 9.30am until 12noon. Armed with plenty of blue spruce, baubles, flowers and candles (and a nice hot cup of tea)... continue reading

Didsbury Comedy Club December 09 Line-up

Sunday 6th December 7pm Didsbury's monthly comedy night steps up a gear next week when it plays host to two of the circuits funniest men both making their Didsbury debuts; For the last three decades Ian Cognito has been an undecorated hero of t... continue reading

Local Artist Craft Fair Sat 5th December 2009

Dignity is hosting a fabulous festive Craft Market in the heart of Didsbury. With 40 local artists and crafters this is an event not to be missed. The perfect opportunity to get all your Christmas shopping done and enjoy a mince pie whilst you're... continue reading

In All Her Finery 2009 Christmas Party

In All Her Finery would like to invite you to our Christmas Party. We'll be turning our upper floor into a Grotto of festive delights, with music provided by Dr Sid, Vintage Tea Party, Cava, Cupcakes and photography by Chris Parker. We'll be op... continue reading

SciBar November 2009 - The Fate Of The Sun

SciBar Didsbury takes place at the Pitcher and Piano at 6.30pm on the last Monday of the month. Novembers discussion will be Lost into space: the fate of the Sun and will be hosted by Dr Chris Wareing of The University of Leeds. Whilst ... continue reading

Didsbury Restaurants Christmas menus

Updated: We have a new page for this years didsbury christmas information. There is plenty of Christmas spirit in Didsbury this year. Dozens of restaurants are offering special Christmas menus and offers to spice up your December. Here is a... continue reading

Christmas lights switch-on 2009

Update: For this years christmas information check out our Didsbury Christmas Guide The lucky people of Didsbury Manchester will have 2 Christmas lights switch-ons in 2009. The main lights switch-on with be in Didsbury Village, and a seconds s... continue reading

Zizzi Didsbury Opening 23rd November

Update: This offer has now expired but we often have Zizzi discounts available on our Didsbury restaurant discounts page. On the corner of Wilmslow Road and Barlow Moor road is a large building that has been the home of Squires Public House, T... continue reading

Vintage and Craft Fair Barlow Moor Road Didsbury

Update: The 2010 Vintage and Craft Fair information can be found in a new post Kennedy & McCall will be hosting the first Didsbury Vintage & Craft Fair on Saturday 31 October 2009 from 10am to 4pm. The specialist fair will host a fabulous... continue reading

Scibar monthly British Science Association Discussion

Didsbury SciBar - What is the Universe made of? Professor Fred Loebinger of Manchester University Scientists have long wondered what makes up the Universe. This quest for knowledge prompted the development of large particle accelerators, an... continue reading

Halloween at The Albert Club West Didsbury

The Albert Club in West Didsbury are having a Halloween Party a day before Halloween on Friday the 30th October starting at 9pm. The event will include food, spooky beats (music) and prizes for the best fancy dress. Children, 10 and under 6... continue reading

Didsbury Beer Festival 2009

Update: You can find information about the most recent Didsbury beer festival on our Didsbury Beer Festival page The Second Annual Didsbury Beer Festival is taking place between Thursday 29th and Saturday 31st October. With up to 80 Beers and... continue reading

Sex And The City Charity Dinner for Christies

Manolos at the ready, as Sex And The City hits Manchester in the name of charity. On Friday 25th September, Carries, Samanthas, Mirandas, Charlottes and Mr Bigs from across the region will gather in all their finery at the Lowry Hotel, Manchester ... continue reading

Didsbury Fun Run 2009

Saturday 12th September sees the return of the annual Didsbury Fun Run. Two runs take place, a 1.5k for the parents and children and a 5k for those who are taking it more seriously. It will mainly take place on generally flat rural paths, with a l... continue reading

Didsbury Comedy Club September 09 Line-up

Sunday 6th September 7pm It's clear that the guys running The Didsbury Comedy Club know their funny business. Two of the nominees for best stand up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, John Bishop and Tom Wrigglesworth, have performed there in ... continue reading

The future of The Barleycorn

Update: New post as Albert's Shed Takes Shape You are probably aware that The Barleycorn public house on Barlow Moor Road has been closed for a while now and there has been very little news about its future. Well we can now shine some light on t... continue reading

Didsbury Manchester Facebook Page

We've recently launched a our Didsbury Facebook Page to make it even easier to keep up with the latest Didsbury news, events and offers. The page already has 200+ fans and is growing rapidly. If you are a Facebook user and would like to be kept ... continue reading

Reserve Wine's 6th Summer Wine Fair

You can now find information on Reserve Wines 8th Wine Fair Reserve Wines, one of Manchester's finest independent wine merchants is holding it's Annual Summer Wine Fair at The Northern Tennis Club on Wednesday 8th July. The event, now in it... continue reading

The Art of Tea Host Mr & Mrs for The Art of Music

Didsbury's small but perfectly formed cafe, bookshop, record shop and now music venue The Art of Tea is hosting a night of North West musical talent including some of Didsbury's finest. The headliners Mr and Mrs will be appearing during an... continue reading

Barlow Moor Road Finally Open Again

After three weeks of being closed due to 'The Didsbury Hole' Barlow Moor Road is finally open. Manchester City Council have put in some serious work recently to dig the hole back out, fill it will hug concrete pipes, fill it back in and cover it with... continue reading

Didsbury Theatre Production Fencing for Losers May 2009

Fancy a night out at the theatre but don't want to travel to town? Then come and see Fencing for Losers by Rob Johnston, the next production by IgnitionStage, your local professional theatre company. Their last collaboration, the highly successfu... continue reading

Barlow Moor Road Closed Again

After the recent excitement of the Barlow Moor Road Hole, we all thought that the council had solved the issue by replacing a large water pipe under the road. Apparently not. The road was closed again yesterday ( Friday 15th May ) as the hole appe... continue reading

Didsbury Park's Beehive Play Centre Farewell

Manchester City Council reported that there will be a celebration to mark the end of the 35 years service of Didsbury Parks Beehive Play Centre. The event will take place between 1pm and 3.30pm Friday 1st May to share memories of the centre, allow... continue reading

Barlow Moor Road Closed After Sewer Collapse

Barlow Moor Road has been closed close to Didsbury Village following a sewer collapse. Update - Barlow Moor Road Closed Again A circular hole around 10 feet in diameter opened up in the road during the afternoon of Wednesday 29th April. Nobody ... continue reading

New Didsbury Property Search

You can now search for property to buy or rent in and around Didsbury Village using the new Fetch Didsbury property search tool. It's simple to use but offers a powerful means of finding properties by prices, bedrooms and distance from Didsbury. ... continue reading