What's on inManchester


Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Manchester as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

23
MAY
DISCOVER YOUR INNER SCIENTIST WITH HAMLEYS
Hamleys Manchester

Throughout May Hamleys is exploring the wonderful world of science with the help of Professor Bubbles across selected stores. You wont want to miss out on these FREE activities:Invent sparkling chemical reactionsCreate slimey solutions Inflate a balloon without using your mouth Though…

Location: 3.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03717 041977
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23
MAY
London Posse - 30th Anniversary Tour - First Shows
Rebellion

London Posse30th Anniversary Tour ‐ First Shows in Over 20 Years Sunday 21st May 7pm ‐ The Jazz Cafe London NW1 7PG ‐ SOLD OUTMonday 22nd May 7pm ‐ The Fleece Bristol BS1 6JJTuesday 23rd May 7pm ‐ Rebellion Manchester M1 5WZThursday…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02078 339544
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23
MAY
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Torkington Park

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back after a break of three years returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new productionDYNASTY.The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at Torkington Park Hazel Grove from Tuesday 23rd…

Location: 9.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 155228
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23
MAY
The Operating Theatre Summit and Exhibition 2017
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

The The Operating Theatre Conference 2017: The future of surgery boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from multiple sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Come and…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 950115
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24
MAY
8th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Manag
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Back for its 8th year the Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference Europe is Europes premier platform to unite the industrys leaders.An unavoidable increase in reactor retirement combined with a lack of experience in decommissioning projects leads to numerous challenges for the…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 757182
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24
MAY
Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
The Workplace

It is generally easier to achieve what you set out to do when the people you are doing it with are just that ‐ with you.Successful employers already understand the need to create relevant and dynamic organisations where what your people are…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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24
MAY
Little Shop of Horrors
NWTAC Theatre

The cult comedy musical by Alan Menken tells the story of how a nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man‐eating plant who demands to be fed.With memorable songs such as Skidrow…

Location: 5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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24
MAY
Royal & Awesome Growth Story: Branding, Facebook a
Banyan

The Ecommerce Club Manchester would like to invite you for a lunch and networking session on the successful account of Royal & Awesomes Growth Story ‐ Branding Facebook and Amazon at Restaurant Banyan in Manchester on Wednesday 24th May.Graeme Smeaton Founder of…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07976 665094
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24
MAY
Sip & Just Paint Manchester
Dive NQ Manchester

Grab a Drink Grab an Apron & Get PaintingUNLEASH YOUR INNER CREATIVITYNo Experience NecessaryA local artist will instruct you step by step through a piece of art At the end of the night youll take home your masterpiece and hopefully a newfound…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07852 187702
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27
MAY
Geronimo Festival 2017
Arley Hall & Gardens

The UKs largest childrens festival Geronimo kicks off on 27th to 29th May 2017 at Arley Hall Cheshire and for the first time ever families can enjoy a full weekend of fun camping or glamping on‐site in the stunning grounds. In its…

Location: 14.4 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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27
MAY
Tubular Brass perform Tubular Bells + Mary Casio
Royal Northern College Of Music

Absolutely terrific and the most satisfying live musical event Ive attended in years. The Arts Desk Mike Oldfields classic album Tubular Bells performed live by Tubular Brassa 28‐piece brass band featuring some of the UKs finest players and presenting a…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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28
MAY
Great Manchester Run for Kidscan
Manchester City Centre

Run for Kidscan Childrens Cancer Research and you can help us fight childhood cancer. We want EVERY child with cancer to survive and thrive. Visit our website: www.kidscan.org.ukgreat‐manchester‐run For guaranteed places we ask you to raise a minimum sponsorship of £150 and…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01612 953206
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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society.Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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29
MAY
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
Palace Theatre Manchester

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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02
JUN
Freddie Mercury LIVE Tribute
The Puss in Boots

FREDDIE MERCURY TRIBUTEJoey LindenLiveThe Puss in BootsTickets just £5Customers eating from 5.00pm onwards get FREE admission to the show only valid when your table is booked in advance2nd of June 2017 at 8pmDrop by the pub to purchase your tickets01625…

Location: 16.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01625 263378
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02
JUN
The Sessions
Manchester Arena

The Sessions at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 02 June 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
YHA Manchester, (Meeting Room 3)

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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04
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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06
JUN
Why Reward and Recognition? Free Business Breakfas
The Workplace

Reward and recognition is an area that many organisations struggle with ‐ particularly so when you consider our increasingly diverse workforce and the financial constraints of recent years. But as poor people management and the effect on engagement costs the UK economy…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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09
JUN
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Cheshire Showground

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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09
JUN
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
JUN
Be My Baby
Bolton Little Theatre

Bundled off to St Saviours a Church of England‐run mother and baby home her concerned mother has arranged for Marys baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each others friendship but ultimately they…

Location: 10 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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10
JUN
IEMT Practitioners Training with Joanna Harper
TBC (Manchester)

Creating a change in the blink of an eye by adding innovation to your skills. Integral Eye Movement Therapy IEMT Practitioner Certification can be that innovation which you are looking to add as professional development in 2017.Many professionals including NLP…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +447778 251122
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10
JUN
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Midland Hotel

. Our Manchester Wine‐Tasting Courses are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a fullWine‐Tasting Experience Day where youll taste 14 Wines learn…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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13
JUN
Introduction to Investors in People.
Warren Bruce Court

A leading people management Standard join our free Introduction to Investors in People workshop in Manchester on 13 June. Explore what it is and how it can help your business to improve performance.Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 068008
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15
JUN
Creative Minds North
HOME Manchester

Creative Minds North is the fourth regional disability led conference in the UK produced by Venture Arts and Carousel in collaboration with the following organisations from across the region:Mind The Gap Bradford; DIY Theatre Manchester; Lawnmower Theatre Newcastle; Tin Arts Durham; More…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 321223
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15
JUN
Kidscan Annual Charity Golf Day
Hazel Grove Golf Club

Come and help fight childhood cancer by supporting our annual Golf Day This is a fantastic event for golfers of all ages and abilities on Thursday 15th June 2017 hosted once again by Hazel Grove Golf Club.Hazel Grove is a beautiful parkland…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01612 953206
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15
JUN
What I did at School Today
Culcheth Sports Club

Culcheth Players June 2017 show is What I did at School Today an Adult Comedy by John Mee which looks behind the staffroom door of Lloyd George Junior School with a dysfunctional female staff who are going to all lengths to get…

Location: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07548 598898
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16
JUN
The British Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

EventCity Manchester welcomes all aspiring business owners to The British Franchise Exhibition on 16 & 17 June. The event will provide visitors with the opportunity to gain exclusive information from experts about the lucrative franchising industry.The British Franchise Exhibition is proudly the…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

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17
JUN
1990's Night with The Christie Hospital
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Join us for our Fund Raising Event for The Christie HospitalVenue: Grosvenor Casino Didsbury Parts Wood Entertainment Complex Wilmslow Road Didsbury M20 5PGPriceDinner & Show: GBP 00Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com127708‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com127708‐1…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01616 697165
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location.One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces.Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park.An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century.The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life.Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Manchester? See our list of attractions in Manchester, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 23/05/2017 17:29:21