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

17
OCT
MCFC'S STADIUM & CLUB TOUR, WITH SPOOK-TASTIC PUMP
Etihad Campus

Visitors can enjoy the Clubs access‐all‐areas Etihad Stadium & Club Tour where youll get the opportunity to explore never before seen areas of the clubincluding the exclusive hospitality suite: The Tunnel Club and new state‐of‐the‐art player facilities.Fans attending the tour…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01614 441894
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18
OCT
Modelling in Nuclear Science and Engineering
DoubleTree by Hilton

Explore the latest advances in mathematical modelling and simulation behaviour of nuclear materials reactor safety and environmental effects as well as simulation advancements and deployment of techniques into nuclear science and engineering. The event will be chaired by Professor Mojtaba Moatamedi of…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02034 754701
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19
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2017
Manchester Arena

Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017 the tour features Suzi Quatro David Essex The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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20
OCT
Cream Presents Marshmello
Albert Hall

One of dance musics biggest DJProducers Marshmello returns to the UK in October for a series of shows with the northern leg of the tour landing at Manchesters Albert Hall on Friday 20th October.Having garnered a global fan base as…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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21
OCT
Halloween in the City
Manchester City Centre

Halloween in the Citywill see Manchester eerily awash with spooky decorations and pumpkin lanterns while amind‐bending inflatable monster courtesy of Bristol‐based artist Filthy Lukerwill take over one unlucky Manchester store.Come nightfall some of Manchesters most iconic buildings including Manchester Town Hall House…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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21
OCT
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…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought I d love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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23
OCT
Amazon Masterclass training - Manchester
Innospace

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course helps you explore the untapped potential to grow your business with Amazon. In this informative session…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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23
OCT
eBay Masterclass Training Course- Manchester
Innospace

If you are an established eBay seller who is achieving or aiming fast growth this masterclass is perfect for you.We will explore several simple easy to implement processes that we have proven to lead to increase sales and repeat business in the…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 016132 722923
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24
OCT
Why Employee Engagement? Free Business Breakfast E
The Workplace

Employee engagement is about your people wanting to and giving their best every day ‐ being fully committed and motivated to helping your organisation achieve success.Ensuring this sense of purpose isnt a quick fix. Employee engagement requires a commitment from the top…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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26
OCT
Architecture photography exhibition
St. James House

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionEver since photography was first invented buildings have been a popular source of inspiration. Throughout the 20th century architectural photography became increasingly creative as photographers began to experiment with…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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26
OCT
Halloween Craft Workshop
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Kids will have a spookily great time making hats wands masks & much more…

Location: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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26
OCT
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
O2 Apollo Manchester

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 26 October 2017. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Buy Art Fair
Manchester Central Convention Complex

One of the biggest annual art fairs in the UK returns alongside its sister event The Manchester Contemporary at a brand new prestigious location; the stunning Manchester Central sited inside the historic Manchester Central railway station.Over 100 artists and galleries are already…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01457 851151
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27
OCT
Free Halloween Face Painting
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Free Halloween Face Painting…

Location: 10.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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27
OCT
Manford's Comedy Club
Festival Hall

The Festival Hall in Alderley Edge plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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27
OCT
The Vipers Poppy Appeal Night
The Pride of the Peaks Public House

This fundraising night in aid of the New Mills Poppy Appeal will be at the Pride of the Peaks in New Mills High Peak SK22 4AA.Entrance is free but we are requesting a voluntary donation for the Poppy Appeal.The Vipers are a…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07806 497146
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron 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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28
OCT
Food and Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Enjoy a day in the countryside with some retail therapy‐visit at The Food and Gift Show at Tatton Park near KnutsfordCheshire Saturday‐Sunday 28‐29th October One of Englands best loved country parks where deer roam Tattons Tenants Hall will be packed with mini…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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28
OCT
Mum2mum Market (Didsbury) Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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29
OCT
Your Toys
The Lowry Theatre

Turtle Key Arts one of the UKs most exciting creative producers have partnered up with Slot Machine Theatre for Your Toysa innovative family show that incorporates the childrens toys as puppets into the story.Using their unique style of puppetry original…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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31
OCT
LAN Gaming Party for Christie's Charity
Gladiator Computers

This gaming charity event being in honour of Tom Squires. Every penny generated going to The Christie. For all the hard work support and research that they do for Cancer. We have an official authorisation letter from The Christie for the event…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07887 693388
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01
NOV
Physics. Innovation. Nuclear
Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel

A conference looking at the success of physics‐based research in driving innovation and value across the nuclear industry. This event will bring together academia industry and the supply chain to celebrate successes and demonstrate the value that physics brings to the nuclear…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02074 704840
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01
NOV
Pop-Up Opera: Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel
The International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Pop‐Up Opera return this autumn with Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel.In true Pop‐Up fashion the company give one of the most popular operatic fairy tales a magical twist ensuring this wintry delight will both enchant and thrill. Humperdincks dark and atmospheric…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 350776
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04
NOV
Christmas Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Its coming‐Christmas will soon be here and where better to start your gift hunting thanThe Christmas Gifts Show at Tatton ParkKnutsford.One of Englands finest stately homes Tatton is perfect for relaxed browsing.HereinsideThe Tenants Hall‐a wing of the Tatton mansion house‐you can find…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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04
NOV
Kids Planet Swinton Grand Opening
Kids Planet Swinton

Come along to our Grand Opening of our brand new nursery Meet our dedicated team view our fantastic facilities and more…

Location: 4.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 753448
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06
NOV
Amazon Vendor Masterclass Training - Manchester
Innospace, The Shed,

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course is designed for brand owners and manufacturers and helps you explore the untapped potential to grow…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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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: 17/10/2017 16:48:52