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Free Italian Lesson at AiryFairy Cupcakes 24th February

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

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

Valentines 2012 at The Metropolitan

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

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

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

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

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

>>> Didsbury Open Gardens 2018 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... continue reading

Beginners Italian Course at Airyfairy Cupcakes

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

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

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!

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 t... continue reading

Harriet and Dee Late Night Christmas Opening

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

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

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

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 Restaurants ... continue reading

Didsbury Ultimate Frisbee For Amateurs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

New £70 Million Private Hospital For Didsbury Point

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

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

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

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

Opera Seria At Emmanuel Church Didsbury

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

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

..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

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

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

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

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

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