Lights, camera, action we are off to the BBC Studios in Media City! The home of BBC Breakfast, Match of the Day and Radio 5 Live. The tour will take you behind the scenes and you can make your own news or weather bulletin (as long as you forecast sunshine for the afternoon). The tour will last about 1 ½ hours, this includes time for security checks. The tour consists of walking outside and between the various buildings visited on the tour and periods of standing whilst listening to your tour guides. Guests at the studio will be subjected to a person and bag search. Please only bring essential items and keep belongings to a minimum. Photo ID may be checked upon arrival.
It is then free time in Manchester, giving you the chance for some retail therapy in the Arndale Centre alternatively you can give your taste buds a delight by visiting one of the many famous restaurants in the Corn Exchange such as Pho, Tampopo, Vapiano, The Cosy Club or Gino D’Campo. Also based conveniently close to the Arndale Centre is the National Football Museum (there is an entry fee).
Did you know that in the 19th century Manchester adopted the bee to symbolise the industrial nature of the city & its people?