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Roy H

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #30 on: 10:27:22, 06/12/07 »
I couldn't eat fish with my chips for a year last time ::)

Oooh, youre making me hungry. I want some at lunchtime now, I can almost smell them..........  :)

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #31 on: 11:22:06, 06/12/07 »
I shall probably go again today as my son wants more of the sausages with cheese, 4 a packet of four, 10 for two packets, and if I can buy the pancakes to take home I shall
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #32 on: 08:32:11, 07/12/07 »
As far as I remember the little pancakes are for eating at the market when you get peckish, I dont think they travel well...............  :)

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #33 on: 09:26:25, 07/12/07 »
well I didn't go yesterday, am still going Monday night so I shall hunt them down, I went and had hot chocolate in McDonalds while I was there, but wouldn't dream of sneaking any pancakes in there and eating them ::)
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #34 on: 09:54:47, 10/12/07 »
Enjoyed my visit there yesterday, the atmosphere is fantastic, lots of families just having a lovely time together which is always nice to see. Perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit.  :)

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #35 on: 15:40:51, 10/12/07 »
the atmosphere is very continental isn't it, lots of conversation in a mix of languages, very lively as well, it reminds me of when I am abroad and everyone gathers in the town square in the evening, whilst over here it's like a 'curfew' in the evenings really isn't it?
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #36 on: 10:12:12, 11/12/07 »
I'll bet the atmosphere is great when its dark and all the chalets are lit up. Were there many folk there in the evening, it was heaving Sunday afternoon.  :)

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #37 on: 10:38:42, 11/12/07 »
quite a lot of people round the cider stalls - you could smell that and the punch from the Midland Hotel, and where there were seats it was quite full, little pockets of people, but it's much more fun in  the evenings, so do go if only to compare
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #38 on: 21:33:49, 11/12/07 »
there was a stall there selling books on old Manchester, and Belle Vue
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #39 on: 09:04:01, 12/12/07 »
Yep I saw that, it was near the little pancakes, looked very interesting. I like the stall that has the clocks and coasters made from record labels, I suppose I should have bought one...........  ;)

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #40 on: 17:07:05, 21/03/08 »
Oh forgot to tell you I bought one of those with a picture of Madonna on ;)
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #41 on: 18:46:25, 26/09/08 »
The Manchester Christmas Markets in town from 18th November - 21st December this year.
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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #42 on: 15:54:52, 28/10/08 »
Feeling Festive?

For a truly festive experience visit the magical Manchester Christmas Markets.

Considered to be amongst the best in Britain and Europe the markets transform the City with their charming traditional wooden chalets.

You cannot help but get into the Christmas spirit whilst browsing around the bustling stalls, soaking up the unique atmosphere beneath the twinkling lights with the aroma of hot chestnuts filling the air.

Due to their popularity the markets have now expanded to 5 locations in Manchester City Centre.

Every year there are new attractions for visitors to see - the most recent being a 6m high Weihnactspyramide  (a giant German Christmas Pyramid with Nativity scene), which sits on top of the German Beer Tent and a magical Alpine House which is traditionally decorated and houses a giant multilingual talking reindeer!

Opening Times 2008
18 November to 21 December:

Manchester Christmas Market
in New Cathedral Street
from 10:00am to 7:30pm

Manchester Christmas Arts & Crafts Market
in Exchange Street
from 10:00am to 7:30pm

Manchester World Christmas Market
in Brazennose Street from 10:00am to 7:00pm
(beer garden open until 9:00pm)

18 November to 22 December:

Manchester German Christmas Market
in St Ann's Square from 10:00am to 8:00pm

Manchester European Christmas Markets
in Albert Square from 10:00am to 9:00pm

Locations
The Christmas Markets are located in Albert Square, St Ann's Square, Exchange Street, New Cathedral Street and Brazennose Street within the City Centre.

Travelling to Manchester City Centre
These are the various ways of reaching the markets. We strongly recommend that you use public transport.

Car - There is ample car parking in the city centre area either on the streets (using pay and display) or longer term in surrounding car park facilities.

Bus - Most buses travelling to Manchester city centre stop at Piccadilly Gardens, St Peter's Square, Cross Street or Shudehill Interchange. From all of these locations the market is within walking distance.

Metrolink - There are Metrolink Stations in St Peter's Square or Piccadilly Gardens, both a short walk away from the markets.

Train - Trains to Manchester will arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria Stations, where the Metrolink can be used to get to St Peter's Square or Piccadilly Gardens. Alternatively you can take a short walk to most of our market locations.

Group Travel - Travelling to the Manchester Christmas Markets in a group?  We can help make things easier for you, from coach parking in the city centre to your very own expert guide

Contact Us
Specialist Markets Manager: Kendra Kennedy

Specialist Markets Assistant Manager: Steve Gray

Specialist Markets Assistant Manager: Isabel Mourato

Address: Specialist Markets, Manchester Markets Head Office, New Smithfield Market, Whitworth Street East, Openshaw, Manchester M11 2WJ

Phone: 0161 234 7356

Email: [email protected]

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Re: German Christmas Markets
« Reply #43 on: 22:04:56, 16/11/08 »
German Christmas Markets
We have the Originals! Get your 2008 Market dates here:
www.germanchristmasmarkets


The Chalets are in place, and they open tomorrow (I thought it was Tuesday)
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