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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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

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…

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TEL: 03452 998652
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24
SEP
MCR Student Social
Manchester City Centre

Manchester city centre stores and restaurants will be welcoming new and returning students to the city with more than 200 exclusive offers at student shopping extravaganza MCR Student Social.The annual Autumn event returns on Tuesday 24 September with students able to enjoy…

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27
SEP
Histeria De Venezuela
The Dancehouse Theatre

Please note this show is performed in Spanish.A show banned by the Maduro Regime is coming for the First time to the UK. Venezuelas Best comedians join forces and bring the best of the Venezuelan Hysteria.En medio de la profunda crisis que…

TEL: 01618 321111
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27
SEP
Foundation: Goldie & 25 Years Of Metalheadz
Gorilla

Over the last 25 years Metalheadz has earned a unique place in UK dance music and drum and bass history moving beyond the confines of a normal record label and establishing itself as a cultural movement. With UK dance legend and national…

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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
Sounds Familiar Music Quiz - Manchester
Manchester Academy

The party disguised as a music quiz.Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest best and most raucous music quiz in the UK with sell‐out events each week. Beware serious quizzers SFMQ is as far from your usual pub quiz as you can…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07740 096013
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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…

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29
SEP
Muslims Marriage Events Manchester - Group 1
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.British Muslim Professionals Marriage EventGroup 1 ‐ 21 to 30 Years OldGroup 2 ‐ 28 and OverAn event to…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07734 805817
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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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04
OCT
Intergalactic Disco: LATE NITE TUFF GUY (Surco 4th
Gorilla

To celebrate our 4th Birthday were throwing by far our biggest party to date. Transforming Gorilla into a Intergalactic Disco dream submerged in out of this world decorations and surrounded by extraterrestrial beings. Headlining our Intergalactic Disco is the famous disco magician…

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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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12
OCT
Manchester Art Fair
Manchester Central Convention Complex

One of the UKs most ambitious art fairs Manchester Art Fair returns to Manchester Central this October 11‐13.Selling modern & contemporary paintings sculpture photography and editioned prints from a selection of UK and international galleries and artists the acclaimed event is a…

Category: Exhibitions

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13
OCT
Wiggle Manchester Half 2019
Old Trafford

Loved by professionals and beginners alike this run is known for having a super flat 13.1 mile course and a wonderfully supportive atmosphere.Wed love for you to join us visit www.mcrhalf.co.uk Venue: Old Trafford Talbot Rd Stretford Manchester M16 0PXPriceGeneral Entries: GBP…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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16
OCT
Speed Dating in Manchester
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Manchester Speed DatingHow speed dating in Manchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 794694
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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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18
OCT
Ministry of Sound Presents: Redlight
Gorilla

British DJ Redlight returns to Gorilla for Ministry of Sound.Venue: Gorilla 54‐56 Whitworth Street Greater Manchester M1 5WWPriceFirst releasebooking fee: GBP 11.25Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com509320‐0pid269…

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18
OCT
The Music of Creams 50th Anniversary UK Tour
RNCM

Kofi Baker Malcolm Bruce & Will Johns bring the legacy back to life in an immersive multi‐media experience show of electrifying live music interplayed with archive footage of the original band unseen interviews and personal anecdotes from the trio of growing up…

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19
OCT
The Official House & Garage After Party
Bijou Club

The Official House & Garage After PartySaturday 19th October 2019 The Bijou ClubManchester10PM ‐ 4.30AMSHY COOKIE DJ LUCK & MC NEAT RTZ MC DJ STATIX MC IBZ MC UNO Plus Exclusive After Party Surprise Live PAs on the night Further details to…

TEL: 02082 265678
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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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25
OCT
Floorplan (Robert Hood & Lyric Hood) | Haus22 6th
Gorilla

Floorplan is the father‐daughter duo of Robert & Lyric Hood who have re‐positioned the euphoric feel of gospel into their disco funk and soul styled house across the worlds dancefloors.Their latest album Victorious the second Floorplan album that fell hot on the…

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26
OCT
Vivaldis Four Seasons by Candlelight
St Ann's Church

Celebrate the end of the week with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta an exciting new orchestra featuring some of the UKs most outstanding young professional musicians lead by the sensational violinist Martyn Jackson. This dynamic ensemble present a programme of some of the greatest…

TEL: 03336 663366
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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…

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TEL: 01618 321111
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01
NOV
008 Push Presents Halloween w/Chris Stussy, Michae
Gorilla

After the success of our sell out show at the bagel shop in July with Rossi we are back kick starting off a series of events at our new home Gorilla.Keep an eye on the event page for further updates and competitions…

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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…

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02
NOV
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
NOV
Live on Mars - A Tribute to David Bowie
The Dancehouse

The Very Best of David Bowie liveFollowing its acclaimed 2018 UK tour LIVE ON MARS returns in 2019 to continue its amazing journey celebrating the very best of iconic pop hero David Bowie; his music artistry style and showmanship.Influenced by Bowies legendary…

TEL: 01618 321111
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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

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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.


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