Manchester’s TOP 5 For Music and Football Fans!

Are you a great music lover? Or just crazy about football?

Set off to Manchester right now!

Everyone thinks that Manchester is a typical city of UK, but only few people know that this is a great musical and football capital of Britain!

If you are a music fan, or a football enthusiast, you will definitely have plenty of things to do in Manchester during your visit.

So, don’t lose an exclusive chance to make a trip you have dreamed of! All you need is to make several steps:

–         arrive to Manchester;

–         get your rental car;

–         enjoy the trip.

It’s very easy! And now be ready to check out some musical and football attractions which will make you happy.Just set the position in your GPS navigator and let’s go!


1.   Band On The Wall

Location: 25 Swan Street,The Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JZ

GPS Position: 53.485223, -2.234026

Band on the Wall is an awesome venue based in the Northern Quarter of Manchester city center. It offers jazz, world roots, folk, soul and reggae programs most nights of the week – this is Manchester’s favorite live music venue! It also has 2 bars and a great food menu. There is a car parking after 6 PM on both sides of Swan Street where Band on the Wall is located!

Ticket options: $10-50

Working hours:usually from 7-7.30 PM to midnight


2.   The Blue Cat Cafe

Location: 25 Swan Street, The Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JZ

GPS Position: 53.423176, -2.185109

Blue Cat Cafe is another of the city’s favorite music venues! Visited quite often by the city bohemia the club showcases original and upcoming acts based on a very strict policy of original music only. You will not find any cover or tribute bands playing on its stage, instead you will be able to enjoy some of the finest of upcoming local and touring acts!

Ticket options: Free

Working hours:daily from 7 PM to 11 PM

Free parking is available – please, check parking signs.


3.   Bridgewater Hall

Location: Lower Mosley Street Manchester, Lancashire M2 3WS

GPS Position: 53.474928, -2.248915

Bridgewater Hallis not a small music club. Hosting all major events in the city, old concert hall presents roughly 300 events a year with the best of classical music, jazz, rock and pop! Alive with music in Bridgewater Hall!

Ticket options: $15-50

Working hours:daily performances usuallybegin at 1.30 PM or 7.30 PM

The nearest car parkingis Park Avenue.



4.   Old Trafford Stadium

Location: Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester M16 0RA

GPS Position: 53.462389,-2.293687

Step inside the legend! Go behind the scenes at Old Trafford and see the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United greats themselves. Take part in a tour of the stadium and walk in the footsteps of the twice European champions as you sit in their changing rooms and walk through the tunnel and onto the sacred turf! Manchester United Museum is also included!

Ticket options: $30 for tour

Working hours:7 days a week from 09:40 to 16:30 except on match days.

Free parking!


5.   National Football Museum

Location: Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 3BG

GPS Position: 53.462389, -2.293687

The National Football Museum in Manchester is considered the world’s best football museum and has an unbelievable collection of football artifacts, archives and is FREE to enter! But why not buy a ticket for the “Football Plus Experience” and test your reactions, skills and nerve in the Wembley Penalty Shootout or give your best shot at the Match of the Day Commentary Challenge!

Ticket options: Free, “Football+” ticket – $24

Working hours:Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM; Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM 

How to get a rental car in Manchester?

Rental car is the best choice for your journey.You can relax and forget about taxis or any public transport. Get to any spot in few minutes by a rental vehicle!

It’s very easy to rent a carin Manchester. The best way is to pick it up directly at the local airport. Just follow this link to check out helpful advice according to car rental at Manchester Airport and find the answers to the points of the cheapest cars to rent and the most reliable car rental companies represented at the Manchester Airport Arrival Hall.

 See you in Manchester!

Author Bio: Lily Berns loves writing, discovering new cultures and travelling around the world.

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