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

23
JAN
Performance photography exhibition
St. James's House

Open10am3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPerformance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics.Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in…

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TEL: 08000 287338
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27
JAN
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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08
FEB
Continental Circus Berlin
Event City

Continental Circus Berlin with an amalgamation of brilliant Circus acts music & real youthful energy incorporating fantastic performers from all over the world.In an age where so much entertainment is unreal made up of special effects CGI and has a virtual reality…

TEL: 02033 753970
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08
FEB
Ken Cheng - Best Dad Ever
The Dancehouse

Dave Joke of the Fringe Winner Cambridge mathematics dropout and professional poker player Ken Cheng embarks on his UK‐wide tour following a sold‐out award nominated run at the Edinburgh Festival.Born to Chinese immigrants in the UK Ken never had the most normal…

TEL: 01618 321111
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09
FEB
The Spitfires' Year Zero UK Tour
Gorilla

Celebrated as one of the most popular underground success stories in the UK today The Spitfires will be conquering the skies as they embark on their twenty date 201819 UK tour.With their brilliant third album Year Zero freshly under their belts Watford…

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09
FEB
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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13
FEB
SparkPlug
Home Manchester

Hes got two Dads my lad. Ones black. That makes him black. I suppose.Manchester 1983.Dave loves Rod Stewart Joanne and his Ford Capri.Hes all set for a new start. Only Joannes about to have someone elses baby. …

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13
FEB
Speed Dating in Manchester
slug and lettuce

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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21
FEB
Is Doing Good Good For Business?
XYZ Building

Join us for a thought provoking panel discussion and networking event in Manchester discussing how doing good is good for business.Venue: XYZ Building 2 Hardman Boulevard Manchester M3 3AQPriceFree Event Ticket: GBP 0.00Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com339884‐0pid269…

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23
FEB
Build It Live North West, Manchester
Eventcity

Whether youre planning a self‐build renovating a property or extending to add space and value to an existing home here are just some of the reasons you cant afford to miss the upcoming Build It Live show at Eventcity Manchester on 23rd…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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24
FEB
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…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 638325
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27
FEB
SQLBits 2019
Manchester Central

SQLBits 2019 at Manchester Central 27th February ‐ 2nd MarchNetwork develop and share your data knowledge at THE conference for leading data professionalsSQLBits is the largest SQL Server conference in Europe for data professionals led by Microsoft Data Platform experts. Born out…

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05
MAR
World Healthcare Congress Europe, Manchester 2019
Manchester Central

In todays current climate healthcare professionals are facing a multitude of political social and financial challenges. The congress will explore how the revolution of healthcare delivery will have a significant impact on health and financial sustainability.Our audience of 1000 will consist of…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01612 093348
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06
MAR
Stuart Maconie - Jarrow, the Road to the Deep Sout
The Dancehouse Theatre

In October 2016 writers and broadcaster Stuart Maconie walked 300 miles from Jarrow to London retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on through a divided complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways.From choral evensong to curry house from austerity to…

TEL: 01618 321111
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12
MAR
The Northern Business Exhibition
Manchester Central Convention Complex

The Northern Business Exhibition takes place in Manchester and brings together thousands of professionals every year making it the largest business show in the North of England. It is the go‐to event for anyone starting or growing a business as well as…

Category: Business

TEL: 03301 222049
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15
MAR
Amazon Seller Central Training - One Day Amazon Co
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Generate More Sales for your Business using AmazonJoin us in Manchester for our One Day Amazon Training Course ‐The Seminar is suitable for beginners upwards wanting to generate greater results from Amazon.If you are a Manufacturer Distributor or Retailer and not using…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01142 367727
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22
MAR
Patients with TMJ problems Seminar Manchester
The Peoples History Museum Manchester

On Friday 22nd March 2019 Sheffield Orthodontic Laboratories SOL will be hosting a One Day Seminar on Patients with TMJ problems. The speakers will be Dr. Patrick Grossmann B.D.S. D. Orth. R.C.S and Dr Michael White BDSRand M.Dent ProsthThis is a valuable…

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TEL: 01142 662654
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23
MAR
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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03
APR
IP EXPO Manchester 2019
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester co‐located at Digital Transformation EXPO is the Norths number ONE Enterprise IT event for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. IP EXPO Manchester holds 3 IT events under one roof…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)2038 418545
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04
APR
LEGENDS LIVE | UK TOUR | APRIL 2019
MANCHESTER O2 Apollo

Following the success of last years Legends Live concerts Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new tour for 2019. The show will bring together the Queen of Rock Suzi Quatro Pop icon David Essex Les McKeowns BAY CITY ROLLERS legendary rock band…

TEL: 08444 777677
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07
APR
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon
Emirates Old Trafford

Be a part of the action and secure your place in the UKs flattest fastest and friendliest marathon. Super fast course great entertainment outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at the Lancashire County Cricket Club plus a medal and ASICS technical…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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07
APR
Resolution Run Manchester 2019 5k / 10k / 15k
Heaton Park

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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13
APR
Mo Amer & Guz Khan - Persons of Interest
The Dancehouse Theatre

Amer having just released Netflixs The Vagabond joins forces with YouTube sensation and star of BBC3s Man Like Mobeen Guz Khan for a full UK tour…

TEL: 01618 321111
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18
APR
Rob Newmans Total Eclipse of Descartes
Dancehouse Theatre

Based on the hit BBC Radio 4 series Rob Newmans Total Eclipse of Descartes Robs whirlwind tour of philosophy explores 3000 years of good and bad ideas from Pythagoras to driverless cars by way of levitating Buddhist monks Pavlovs dogs Jean‐Paul Sartres…

TEL: 01618 321111
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26
APR
Gary Meikle - the iBrow guy
The Dancehouse Theatre

Scottish comedy award winner & viral sensation Gary Meikle has risen through the ranks quicker than most and is now in high demand at the best comedy clubs across the UK He has recently been supporting huge names such as Jason Manford…

TEL: 01618 321111
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17
MAY
Andrea Gibson - Lord of the Butterflies Tour
The Dancehouse

In a fierce oscillation between activism and love Andrea Gibsons newest literary triumph Lord of the Butterflies is a masterful showcase from the renowned poet whose writing and performances have captured the hearts of millions. An artful and nuanced look at gender…

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18
MAY
Larry Dean - Bampot Tour
The Dancehouse Theatre

Fresh from a sell‐out international tour and smash‐hit Live at the Apollo debut Larry Dean has a new hour of unexpected and excellentTimes thoughts on Scottishness sodomites and self‐esteem.…

TEL: 01618 321111
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18
MAY
Secret Affair Glory Boys 40th Anniversary To
Gorilla

Secret Affair are very proud to announce the 40th Anniversary Tour of the album Glory Boys by releasing the first 50 tickets for all 14 show at £2.40these limited edition tickets go on sale Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10:00…

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10
JUN
PTCOG58 | 10-15 June 2019, Manchester
Manchester Central Convention Complex

The Particle Therapy Co‐Operative Group is a worldwide organisation of scientists and professionals interested in proton light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy. The mission of PTCOG is to promote science technology and practical clinical application of particle therapy with the ultimate…

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TEL: +41229 080488
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22
JUN
Beats on Pointe
The Dancehouse Theatre

Direct from Australia and as part of its World Tour in 201920 Beats On Pointe is back in the UK to entertain audiences with its high energy and feel‐good family show.Beats On Pointe features a highly talented cast of dance athletes with…

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.


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