Lifestyle

A Pugging Great Time At Manchester’s First Pug Cafe!

IT was beginning to look a lot like Christmas at LEAF café on Portland Street over the weekend as it opened its doors to lots of festive furry friends.   With the breed being somewhat of a social media sensation and famous pug, Doug the Pug, amassing 5.9 million Facebook likes, it seems as though… Continue reading A Pugging Great Time At Manchester’s First Pug Cafe!

Lifestyle

King Street Townhouse Hotel- Manchester’s Hidden Gem

It might be hidden around the corner from the town hall, but Manchester’s very own boutique hotel situated on Booth Street has phenomenal views that don’t hide the city.   Located in a former Italian renaissance bank building, King Street Townhouse boasts charm, relaxation and luxury in the heart of the city centre. Surrounded by… Continue reading King Street Townhouse Hotel- Manchester’s Hidden Gem

Lifestyle

Yang Sing: Manchester’s Chinese Restaurant That Has Been Open For Four Decades

Situated on Princess Street in Manchester, one of Manchester’s oldest Chinese restaurants, Yang Sing, invited VIVA over to their restaurant to sample one of their finest personalised banquets… Descending down the stairs into the smartly decorated restaurant, we were led to our table where our waiter asked what our favourite Chinese foods were before he… Continue reading Yang Sing: Manchester’s Chinese Restaurant That Has Been Open For Four Decades

Lifestyle

NOW 14-18 hosts their first exhibition using student’s art

NOW 14-18 has commissioned their first ever exhibition that will use student’s artwork alongside famous fashion designers at the Manchester Art Gallery.   The exhibition, ‘Fashion and Freedom’ that will arrive at the gallery May 13 will feature work from students across the country from five different fashion colleges, and will also feature exclusive designs from Vivienne Westwood, Roksanda… Continue reading NOW 14-18 hosts their first exhibition using student’s art

Lifestyle

Breakfast at Tiffanys at the Lowry- Review

THE theatrical adaptation of the well know novella, ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, arrived in The Lowry Theatre in Salford April 12. Our entertainment reporter, Abi White, was there to see what the evening had to offer…     Starring Pixie Lott as the character of Holly Golightly, the 25-year-old from Essex began her music career at… Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffanys at the Lowry- Review

Lifestyle

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac at The Lowry- Review

IT was the turn of tribute band, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, to take the stage at The Lowry’s lyric theatre last night. I was there to review the evening and here is what she thought…   Calling all super-fans of Fleetwood Mac- this tribute act is certainly not to be missed if you are partial to… Continue reading Rumours of Fleetwood Mac at The Lowry- Review

Lifestyle

Shrek the Musical at The Lowry- Review

‘ONCE upon a time in a kingdom far, far away’, ‘Shrek the Musical’ touched down in The Lowry Theatre, Salford, for it’s Manchester leg of the tour. I was there to see what the evening had to offer… Arriving in Salford on February 2 and running until February 20, the hit musical, based on the award… Continue reading Shrek the Musical at The Lowry- Review