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Visit the Old Granada Studios, Manchester

October 5th, 2018|

Located in the heart of Manchester, the Old Granada Studios on Quay Street was built proudly for purposes of recorded and live filming. The old studio saw through some culture classics and was a famous filming location for Coronation Street and The Royle Family, much loved British TV.

The studios closed to the public in 1999 […]

Castlefield and the Silver Screen

October 3rd, 2018|

Nobody throws a wrap party quite like us! Having most recently hosted Love Island’s summer wrap party in our gorgeous VIP Suite. We love a good TV show wrap party just as much as we love great TV – but where does the magic happen?

The ex-industrial cobbled streets of Manchester make an excellent back drop […]

3 Reasons to make Castlefield your new hang-out

September 28th, 2018|

3 Things To Look Forward To

September 22nd, 2018|

Anthony Joshua Vs Alexander Povetkin

September 17th, 2018|

On Saturday 22nd September heavyweight boxers Joshua and Povetkin will go head to head in a titanic clash that is not to be missed.

The notorious anticipation leading up to the fight has created nail-biting tension amongst boxing fans.  The fight, which takes place at the high-profile Wembley Stadium in London, will be talked about far […]

The UEFA Nations League – What is it and where can I watch?

September 6th, 2018|

So we’ve licked our wounds from the defeat at the world cup and we’re ready to get back on the international football horse, but what is the UEFA Nations League?

“Out with the friendlies and in with competitive play!” That’s what we say!

The UEFA have spiced up the boring friendly matches by creating the Nations League, […]

Try Tapas at Barca

September 2nd, 2018|

This season Barca’s channelling our Spanish influences by offering a full delicious Tapas menu!

Tapas is the pre-19th century Spanish phenomenon that’s loved all around the globe, offered by inn-keepers to travellers around Spain. Some say it dates back as early as the 13th century!

Some dishes are inspired by the traditional Spanish tapas, try our calamari […]

September Cocktail of the month at Barca

September 1st, 2018|

Think strawberry, think fizz, think the mother of strawberry Bellini’s! It’s the Strawberry Spring!

Barca Bar’s September cocktail of the month – it tastes as refreshing as it sounds with notes of Chambord, Smirnoff Vodka and strawberries with a zing of lime.

As we hold on to the last days of summer the mornings are getting chilly. […]

Love food? Welcome – Manchester Food and Drink Festival!

August 12th, 2018|

Are you a lover of food and drink? Well, foodies assemble – Manchester locals and visitors strike gold (or millionaire’s shortbread) with this year’s 21st annual Manchester Food and Drink Festival from 27th September until 8th October.

The annual pop-up festival takes place in Manchester’s vibrant Albert Square, home to the stunning Town Hall which adds […]

Refurbishment of the Hucknall Suite

July 14th, 2018|

Barca Bar’s Hucknall Suite has long been loved by groups booking a function room or enjoying watching some quality sports on the big screen.

We’re excited to announce the next chapter of the Hucknall Suite that will be newly refurbished in the forthcoming months. The sports bar themed function room will say goodbye to its classic […]