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Staff benefits update

20 May 2015

It’s Bank Holiday inspiration and prize draws week!

Warwick Castle

Merlin Group visitor attractions

Merlin Group own 22 of the UK's top visitor attractions including Alton Towers, Legoland and Warwick Castle.  Warwick Castle takes guests on a scintillating sensory journey this May with an array of free* new shows and attractions to inspire all ages.  HORRIBLE HISTORIES® MEDIAEVAL MAYHEM returns from May 23rd until May 31st 2015.  Please visit the poster for more information.  Discount is also available for medieval glamping at £150 per tent (sleeps up to five).  Visit other Merlin discounts and how to access the University’s unique discount code.

Perkz –Holiday offers & prize draw

Whether you're looking to cycle in the Alps or relax in the Riviera you could save up to 50% off your 2015 Eurocamp holiday.  Bookings must be made before 25th June 2015.  You can also save 15% with SuperBreak via Perkz.  Whether it's a London theatre, concert or event break, a theme park & attraction getaway for the family, a Eurostar trip, flight & hotel package or you're simply in need of somewhere to rest your head for the night, SuperBreak has the selection you want at a price you can afford.  

It’s your last chance to win the May prize draw with 2 tickets to the British Grand Prix on 5th July 2015 or a Haven holiday for grabs.  For full details of these offers and competitions please visit and select ‘competitions’ from the category menu.  If you haven’t registered yet with Perkz contact for the unique code.

Attention cyclists!

Bike Life Project is coming to Manchester on Wednesday 3rd June.  Free coffee and Danishes on offer!  Do spread the word to any fellow cyclists wherever they work or study and don’t forget the next Corridor monthly event is the following day, Thursday 4th June at RNCM. 

Theatre and shows

A 2-4-1 offer is available for the Judy Garland Songbook at The Palace Theatre 28-30th May.  The show will  highlight the legendary life and career of Judy Garland and is the only officially recognised Judy Garland show in the world today and will feature  Judy’s daughter Lorna Luft.  The Songbook includes: Over the Rainbow, Get Happy, The Trolley Song, The Man That Got Away, and many more!  Please call Group bookings on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester.  

Ideal Home Show – free prize draw

The Ideal Home Show is heading to EventCity on 4 – 7 June.  Whether you have a substantial project or just want to add those finishing touches that make a house a home, the Ideal Home Show has everything you need. To win up to 4 tickets please answer this brain teaser:

Q. Who is the famous designer?

a. Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

b. Jim Bowen

Email your answers to providing your full work contact details and how many tickets (max 4) you would like if selected in the prize draw.  Closing date is 26 May and winners will be contacted on 27 May.  Good luck!

Enjoy your bank holiday! Keep up to date at Staff benefits.