The socially-distanced event will give a flavour of Manchester’s famous Christmas Markets and support local traders during the festive period.
The city’s annual tear-jerking animation returns this Christmas with a poignant look at the past nine months living with Covid-19.
The City Council asks Manchester to continue to adhere to Covid-19 regulations as the city reopens following lockdown in Tier 3 – or Very High Covid Alert Level.
As lockdown comes to an end this week, Manchester welcomes the festive season with a little help from NHS and social care heroes.
Following a short delay to allow the city’s favourite festive attraction to follow lockdown rules, Manchester’s Giant Santa will arrive in St Peter’s Square this weekend.
The national lockdown means the Christmas Light Switch-on with NHS key workers will be postponed until restrictions are lifted across England.
Manchester's Christmas Spokesperson, Cllr Pat Karney responds to the news.
NHS frontline workers will help mark the beginning of the festive season in Manchester and turn on the city’s Christmas lights.
The real gift of this year’s new Christmas Lights in Manchester city centre is that they are largely biodegradable and have been made from recycled materials.