5 things to do in Stockport

Bridge Street and town centre

Bridge Street and town centre - Credit: Archant

Stockport is always well worth a visit - we pick our top five reasons

1. Hat Works

Discover the story of millinery at the town’s Hat Works museum. You may even want to take a hatmaking course at this award winning attraction and you’ll have more than 400 hats from around the world from which to derive inspiration. 0161 474 2399

2. Stockport Plaza

Everything Stops For New Years Tea! Put February 1st in your diary as the Plaza celebrates the New Year in the company of its famous waitress team The Plazarettes who serve up a delightful afternoon tea with entertainment in the sumptuous surroundings of our Art Deco Café Restaurant. www.stockportplaza.co.uk

3. Foodie Friday

Stockport’s unique take on street food & entertainment! Last Friday of the month from 6-9pm at Stockport’s beautiful Market Place

4. Staircase House

Visit this beautifully restored townhouse situated in Stockport’s historic Market Place which is famed for its rare Jacobean cage-newel staircase. www.stockport.gov.uk

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5 Teenage market

Check out the home of the teenage market - Stockport - a platform for young people to demonstrate their creative talents whether it’s by selling their wares or through performance www.theteenagemarket.co.uk

Tiamos Continental cafe Bar, 1 Great Underbank, Stockport SK1 1LF, 0161 480 9800

Celebs with links to Stockport

Former Corrie star Michelle Keegan

GBBO finalist Luis Troyano

Strictly Come Dancing Host Tess Daly

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