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

21
JUL
Party Anthems Night!
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Our Guest DJ will keep you dancing until the early hours. Non‐stop hits will keep you dancing as we fly through the chart busters from across the decades. There is sure to be something to please everyone. A great Saturday night to…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01616 697165
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22
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 8.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
JUL
mum2mum market Cheadle Hulme Nearly New Sale
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

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. Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlBUY Nearly new baby and childrens…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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24
JUL
In the Heights
The Grange Arts Centre

The story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights neighbourhood ‐ a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Its a…

Location: 7.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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25
JUL
My Country photography exhibition
St. Jamess House

Open10am3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country.For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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28
JUL
The Ultimate David Bowie & Glam Rock Tribute Show!
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Join us as we celebrate the music of the late great David Bowie. A true legend of music who changed the industry forever. Ziggys vocals are as close to the real Artist as any Tribute Act you will find anywhere in the…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01616 697165
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29
JUL
Muslim Marriage Events Manchester
Royal Nawaab Manchester

. Open Event Open to all British MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will…

Location: 3.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 638325
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31
JUL
Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

Speed Dating in ManchesterHow speed dating in Manchester worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Manchester event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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04
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 8.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
AUG
Jay Francis A Tribute To George Michael
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Join us for a night paying tribute to the late great George Michael. Jay Francis has been performing all over the world for over 20 years and his passionate tribute covers from the early WHAM days up to George Michaels last releases.An…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01616 697165
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07
AUG
Property Leverage Networking Meeting - Manchester
Chill Factore

Register for your FREE ticket for the relaunch of the PLN MANCHESTER ‐ Property Networking Event usually £12.www.facebook.compropertyleveragewww.propertyleverage.co.ukConnect with other like‐minded property enthusiasts from the Greater Manchester area. Feel free to bring a friend or extend the invitation to other interestedCome and…

Location: 4.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
AUG
Love's Labour's Lost
Adlington Hall

The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food women and sleep in order to study for three years. No sooner have they made their oath when the Princess of France arrives on business with her ladies‐in‐waiting. How will the King…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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09
AUG
The Princess and the Giant
Ordsall Hall

Princess Sophie is fed up. Shes EXHAUSTED and its all because the grumpy old giant cant sleep ‐ his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and as she reads her…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England.Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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02
SEP
Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket
Emirates Old Trafford

Emirates Old Trafford home of Lancashire Cricket Club Wedding Fayre hosted by County BridesCounty Brides are delighted to host the wedding fayre at Emirates Old Trafford home of Lancashire Cricket Club on Sunday 2nd September 2018 from 11:30am ‐ 4:00pm.Calling all North…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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07
SEP
ABBA Tribute Night
HEYWOOD CIVIC CENTRE

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 8.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03003 038633
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09
SEP
Etihad Stadium wedding fayre
Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium wedding fayre hosted by County BridesCounty Brides are delighted to host the wedding fayre at the Etihad Stadium home of Manchester City Football Club on Sunday 9th September 2018 from 11:30am ‐ 4:00pm.Calling all North West CouplesThe Etihad Stadium wedding…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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15
SEP
Truckfest North West 2018
Cheshire Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 14.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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15
SEP
Singers wanted in Manchester
Media City UK

Open Mic UK is coming to Manchester with auditions at the Media City UK. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search for the best singers and artists in the UK. There are loads of music industry advice…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
SEP
The Mere Golf and Spa Wedding Fayre
The Mere Golf & Country Club

The Mere Golf and Spa Wedding Fayre will take place on Sunday 16th September 2018 from 12.00pm4.00pmTying the knot Whether you have just received a certain sparkler or have been planning your perfect day for years our next Mere Wedding…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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16
SEP
The Shrigley Hall Macclesfield Wedding Fayre
Shrigley Hall

The Shrigley Hall Macclesfield Wedding Fayre will take place on Sunday 16th September 2018 from 11.30am ‐ 3:30pm. Shrigley Hall Hotel is a 19th century Mansion set in 262 acres of beautiful countryside with a sweeping driveway leading to the Hall Shrigley…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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19
SEP
Assoc. of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology
Manchester Central

Were delighted to welcome you to this 33rd Congress of EACTA a joint meeting with ACTACC hosted in marvellous Manchester A large and friendly city Mancunians are passionate for football food and fine Industrial architecture. This years theme is collaborative working and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: +4930 204590
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21
SEP
Diversity: Ignite
intu Trafford Centre Car Park

After seven sell out UK tours half a million tickets sold and countless television and live performances Diversity have announced another groundbreaking UK tour Ignite The Street Dance Circus Spectacular for Autumn 2018.Creator and choreographer Ashley Banjo has always explored new opportunities…

Location: 3.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 219999
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23
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Opera House Manchester

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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23
SEP
mum2mum market (Cheadle Hulme) Nearly New Sale
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

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. Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlBUY Nearly new baby and childrens…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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06
OCT
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
The Lowry

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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14
OCT
Manchester Half Marathon
Emirates Old Trafford

A fantastic event with a super‐fast flat course great entertainment outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. If you only enter one half marathon this year make it this one One…

Location: 1.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01619 286795
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14
OCT
The Mottram Hall Wedding Fayre
Mottram Hall

The Mottram Hall Wedding Fayre will take place on Sunday 14th October 2018 from 11.00am3.00pm. Over 35 exhibitorsFree parkingFree entryFree County Brides magazineGlass of fizz on arrival for Brides and Grooms Tours and show rounds of the venue available throughout…

Location: 12.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England.Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 10.9 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
OCT
The Village Bury Manchester Wedding Fayre
The Village Hotel Bury Manchester

The Village Bury Manchester Wedding Fayre will take place on Sunday 28th October 2018 from 12.00pm4.00pm.We are super proud to announce our first wedding fayre in October 2018 at the contemporary modern and stylish Village Bury Manchester.Throughout the…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 206446
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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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Updated: 19/07/2018 16:59:00