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Explore Manchester

Welcome to Manchester,

Embark on a captivating journey to Manchester this August for the 12th International Conference on Mycorrhizas (ICOM12). Nestled in the heart of innovation, Manchester offers a perfect blend of academic excellence and cultural richness. Engage with mycorrhizal science by day and dive into the city’s rich history, diverse arts scene, and culinary delights by night.

Here’s your curated guide to the must-visit places, creating an immersive experience that extends beyond the conference halls:

  • Manchester Museum: Immerse yourself in the fascinating exhibits at Manchester Museum, featuring everything from ancient artifacts to natural history wonders. Explore the museum’s diverse collections, offering a perfect blend of education and entertainment.
  • Heaton Park: Discover the expansive Heaton Park, a green oasis in the heart of the city. Whether you seek a leisurely stroll, a peaceful picnic, or a boat ride on the lake, Heaton Park provides a rejuvenating escape from urban hustle.
  • The Science and Industry Museum: Uncover the city’s industrial legacy at The Science and Industry Museum. Engage with interactive displays and exhibits that showcase Manchester’s pivotal role in the Industrial Revolution.
  • Northern Quarter: Immerse yourself in Manchester’s vibrant arts and culture scene at the Northern Quarter. Eclectic street art, independent boutiques, and trendy cafes make it a haven for creative exploration.
  • Whitworth Art Gallery: Experience art in a picturesque setting at the Whitworth Art Gallery, surrounded by beautiful parkland. August brings a unique fusion of exhibitions and outdoor events, creating a dynamic cultural atmosphere.
  • Royal Exchange Theatre: Indulge in the performing arts at the Royal Exchange Theatre, known for its innovative productions and stunning architecture. August promises a diverse repertoire, offering entertainment for all tastes.
  • Dining at Spinningfields: Explore the culinary delights of Spinningfields, Manchester’s upscale dining and entertainment destination. From gourmet restaurants to stylish bars, savor a diverse range of gastronomic experiences.
  • City Centre Walking Tour: Dive into Manchester’s history and modernity with a guided city center walking tour. Uncover hidden gems, architectural marvels, and anecdotes that bring the city’s story to life.
  • Canal Cruises: Relax with a scenic canal cruise through Manchester’s waterways. August provides the perfect weather to enjoy the cityscape from a unique perspective, offering a tranquil break from conference activities.

Elevate Your Academic Journey with the Charms of Manchester in August! Secure your spot at ICOM12 and embark on a journey of discovery in the heart of England…