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.

Tourist information Manchester

Tourist Information

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

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

20
JUL
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' World of
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare 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 Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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07
AUG
The Grade Cricketer
The Dancehouse Theatre

Get your rig in to shape and your salad sorted because the Grade Cricketer lads are heading to the UK for a very special run of LIVE performances to coincide with this summers Ashes series.As wide‐eyed juniors Dave Edwards Sam Perry and…

TEL: 01618 321111
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08
AUG
Jerry Springer- The Opera
Hope Mill Theatre

Prepare for anarchy as JERRY SPRINGER‐ THE OPERA returns to Manchesters Hope Mill Theatre. Returning after 15 years for a summer 2019 run from newly formed production company Northern Ricochet. A brand new production of Jerry Springer‐ The Operais coming…

TEL: 03330 124963
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13
AUG
SAFe 4.6 Certification Training in Manchester
Manchester

SAFe Agilist strategically guides the adoption success and ongoing improvement in the projects. The Agilist helps define the organizational mission and vision and communicates strategic decisions and the need for change to all stakeholders and teams.SAFe is the most well‐liked and demanding…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 917899 952505
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14
AUG
Speed Dating in Manchester
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Manchester Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Manchester EventsAt one of our Manchester Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
AUG
International Congress of Radiation Research 2019
Manchester Central

Radiation is a highly‐developed field with an output that is applicable in many sub‐disciplines of the life sciences. The Association of Radiation Research wishes to invite you to their sixteenth annual congress. The association wishes to gather leading‐experts in the broad‐field of…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 0035312 969396
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01
SEP
The Manchester 100 Bike Ride
Wythenshawe Park

Sunday 1st September 2019 pick your distance and join TeamChristie once again as we tour the stunning Cheshire countryside in the Manchester 100.Starting and finishing at Wythenshawe Park choose either the 100km or 100 mile route and test your cycling…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01614 463401
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08
SEP
Etihad Stadium Wedding Fayre
Etihad Stadium

Calling all brides to be Wed like to invite you to join us on Sunday 8th September at the Etihad Stadium Manchester where well be hosting over 65 leading wedding suppliers.Bring your partner friends or family along for whats set to be…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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18
SEP
Jon Sopel - Inside Trumps White House
The Dancehouse

You are invited to step inside the Oval Office and experience life as a reporter in the Briefing Room.Join BBC North America Editor Jon Sopel as he takes you inside Trumps West Wing and discusses the impact this presidency has had on…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01618 321111
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21
SEP
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' Vine to W
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare 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 Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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28
SEP
Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist
Dancehouse Theatre

Daliso shot to fame on Britains Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere and appear on QI The Apprentice: Youre Fired News Quiz…

TEL: 01618 321111
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28
SEP
Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019
Dancehouse Theatre

In his hilarious daring new show Blah Blah Blacklist Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures were ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down. Theres also the small matter of family member arrests exploding buildings in…

Category: Miscellaneous

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29
SEP
Muslims Marriage Events Manchester - Manzil Banque
Manzil Banqueting Hall

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 29th July 2019 at Manzil Banqueting Suite 29 Bury New Rd Manchester M8 8EQ.Event is open to all British Muslim Professionals of any ageNHS & Private Medical Healthcare ProfessionalsLaw ProfessionalsAccountantsArchitectsEngineersPolice OfficersTeachers and…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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06
OCT
Emirates Old Trafford Wedding Fayre
Emirates Old Trafford

Wed like to invite you to our Emirates Old Trafford Wedding Fayre where well be hosting over 45 of the regions leading wedding suppliers. Whether youre looking for something specific or just want to get inspired youll find everything you need to…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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11
OCT
Nick Helm - Phoenix From The Flames
The Dancehouse Theatre

Resurrected from the ashes come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting shaking his ass singing songs and righting wrongs. You dont deserve this...…

TEL: 01618 321111
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18
OCT
Quirki by Cirque Surreal
Theatre Big Top intu Trafford Centre Peel 7 Car Park

Quirki by Cirque Surreal comes to Manchesters intu Trafford Centre for a strictly limited season this October half‐term. A Night at the Museum meets contemporary circus in this big top spectacular. Audiences will be transported from the heart of Mexico to unexplored…

TEL: 087170 50099*
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20
OCT
The Monastery Manchester Wedding Fayre
The Monastery Manchester

Bring your partner friends or family along and meet over 40 local wedding suppliers at the beautiful Monastery Manchester.Therell be two live catwalk shows at 12:30pm and 2:30pm showcasing the latest wedding fashion trends and all brides will receive free goodie bagsFree…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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25
OCT
Ive Gotta Be Me with Danny John Jules
The Dancehouse

The star of Red Dwarf Death in Paradise and Strictly Come Dancing is going on tour. The coolest cat in town is singing and dancing his way back to his musical theatre roots as he takes you on a journey through the…

TEL: 01612 379753
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29
OCT
Moon Duo
The Dancehouse Theatre

A project of Wooden Shjips Erik RipleyJohnson and Sanae Yamada San Franciscos Moon Duo are a psychedelic Krautrock band with chilly electronic underpinnings and drones inspired by Spacemen 3 Silver Apples and Suicide.…

TEL: 01618 321111
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31
OCT
David Gower On the Front Foot
The Dancehouse Theatre

David Gower the legendary former England cricket Captain is extending his Spring tour through to Autumn due to popular demand. Often described as one of the most stylish left‐handed batsmen of all time the blond‐haired 80s bombshell promises to share his thoughts…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01618 321111
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02
NOV
Tom Rosenthal
The Dancehouse Theatre

My name is Tom Rosenthal and Im going to be honest with you. You wont have seen me live before. The main reason being that Ive had two daughters in the last 5 years and I didnt want to leave home for…

TEL: 01618 321111
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02
NOV
Foreverland Manchester Psychedelic Carnival
O2 Ritz Manchester

The Worlds most magical club night returns for an all night long party like no other.. prepare for a scintillating explosion of the senses Expect surreal spectacles and mysterious moments as Foreverland invites you to dance at our most outlandish theme yet…

Category: Nightclubs

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12
NOV
Top Flight Time Machine
The Dancehouse Theatre

Andy Dawson and Sam Delaneys highly‐acclaimed podcast is finally reimagined as a theatrical experience. This is no ordinary live recording of a podcast episodeSam and Andy will be carrying out extreme physical movement while the audience will experience similar emotional…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01618 321111
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14
NOV
Kevin Morby
The Dancehouse Theatre

Los Angeles‐based indie singersongwriter Kevin Morby is back with his four acclaimed solo albums and myriad records of various collaboration Kevin Morby has become a true musical auteur.His singular vision evocative lyrics and aptitude for catchy dense songwriting has placed him firmly…

TEL: 01618 321111
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16
NOV
Absolute Bowie: The Legacy Tour comes to Mancheste
Manchester Academy

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowies new Legacy Tour is named after the Greatest Hits album released in 2016 and takes us on a musical journey of…

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18
NOV
John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour
The Royal Northern College of Music

Johns early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton Peter Green John McVie & Mick Fleetwood Fleetwood Mac Andy Fraser Free Mick Taylor The Stones Still a prolific writer and performer he has recently released the album…

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18
NOV
Blofeld & Swann - Dancing down the Wicket
The Dancehouse Theatre

After two sell out tours with The Great British Spin Off great mates Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld are back on the road in 2019. With Graeme hot off the dance floor and Henrys quick wit storytelling and sparkling personality in equally…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01618 321111
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06
DEC
Jim Jefferies - The Night Talker Tour 2019
Manchester Arena

Jim Jefferies one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation has announced his biggest UK tour to date.Taking in 5 key arenas across the country The Night Talker Tour starts on Tuesday 3rd December at the O2…

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08
FEB
Josie Long - Tender
The Dancehouse

Three‐time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very‐hard‐to‐pin‐down‐indie‐underdog‐nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus during which she had a baby and so on.Its about the mind‐bending intensity of new motherhood but mostly about kindness gentleness and…

TEL: 01618 321111
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22
FEB
Twisted Whispers Vaudeville
The Dancehouse

An eclectic spectacle of entertainment in the heart of Manchester Twisted Whispers Vaudeville will serve up a variety of acts to entrance you from start to finish From the beautiful to the bizarre the classy to the creative The queer to the…

TEL: 01618 321111
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

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…

Old Trafford

With over 200,000 visitors every year, from all over the world, you know that you are part of one of the greatest clubs on the planet.Come and see for yourself why so many people make the journey Young or old, United fan or not, it really…

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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: 16/07/2019 16:47:43

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