The 15th European Microscopy Congress
Manchester Central, United Kingdom
was held on 16th -
© Royal Microscopical Society 2012
emc2012 was organised by
the Royal Microscopical
Widely recognised as the coolest city in Britain, Manchester has reinvented itself
as a truly contemporary metropolis, with modern landmark buildings, a brilliant art
and culture scene, great bars and world-
With a history as rich and diverse as Manchester’s, you’ll find world-
The Museum of Science and Industry, for example, is built on the site of the world’s
oldest passenger railway station and now occupies a 5-
Whilst it doesn’t cost a penny to wander through the streets of Manchester, you may struggle to resist the temptations of the vibrant shopping culture in the city. You’ll find exclusive up to the minute labels, designer boutiques and high street fashion nestled neatly together.
Shopping areas at top of your list should be the Manchester Arndale, officially the busiest shopping centre outside of London and Market Street, considered by many a ‘high street haven’ with big name brands and department stores on every corner.
Manchester is also home to The Trafford Centre, located approximately 4 miles from the city centre. Here you will find all your favourite high street names alongside a great leisure and dining offering. The Trafford Centre has over 10,000 free car parking space so no matter what size your vehicle, you are sure to find a spot to squeeze into.
If the theatre is your passion, you’re in luck. Manchester can rightly claim the title of the ‘West End of the North’ with its thirteen theatres covering a wide range of genres.
For a sensational night out with foot tapping musicals, head for the Palace Theatre on Oxford Street or The Opera House, just a short walk away on Quay Street.
Manchester not only offers first-
Whatever your budget, you are guaranteed a super stylish restaurant, café or bar
to suit your tastes no matter which part of town you find yourself. Ultra-