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

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THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Royal Exchange Theatre

The tide of change is coming. Madam Ranyevskayas world of privilege and pleasure is beginning to show cracks but she and her family live on in denial.Lopakhin wants to rescue Ranyevskaya. The hard‐working son of one of her familys serfs…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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Kahla Brunch Club
The Loft

Kahla the spirit brand best known for its place in an Espresso Martini is bringing its very own Brunch Club to Manchester to celebrate the most Instagramable meal of the day. The original coffee liqueur will deliver its offering at Quay Streets…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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mum2mum market Manchester Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Chorlton High School Nell Lane Chorlton Manchester M21 7SL Saturday 21st April 2018 1:30pm‐3:30pm SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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Mottram Hall Wedding Fayre
De Vere Mottram Hall

Indisputably one of the finest hotels in Cheshire Mottram Hall is exclusively nestled amidst idyllic parkland and an expertly sculpted golf course.Hotels in Cheshire dont come classier than Mottram Hall with 120 stylish bedrooms a state‐of‐the‐art conference hub a fantastic health club…

Location: 12.1 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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Future Renting North
Concorde Conference Centre

.The conference offers a packed programme featuring a range of expert speakers who will address delegates on issues including the Housing and Planning Act Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards tax and licensing schemes. Delegates will also be able to reserve a tour on…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 03330 142998
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Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

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…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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The Feature Film: "Tomorrow"
Pott Shrigley Village Hall Cinema

Hugely positive affirming & inspirational film exploring creative solutions in the fields of food energy transport economics & education. Visiting permaculture farms urban agriculture projects community‐owned renewable projects local currencies creative schools ambitious recycling projects both in the UK & across the…

Location: 13.8 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07983 528621
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An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde
St Joseph's Hall

This fabulous comedy AN IDEAL HUSBANDIs performed by Award winning St Josephs PlayersAMDRAM.They are now the longest running amateur dramaticSociety in the world. Entertaining generations of familiessince the 1800s…

Location: 10.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europes number ONE enterprise IT event series for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. IP EXPO Manchester holds six IT events under one roofCloud &…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL:
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Building a Business Case
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this interactive workshop we will integrate concepts such as pricing costing and returns on investment into an Excel based financial model that we will build from scratch individually to assess the viability of a new product or venture.Benefits to your organisation:‐…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Absolute Bowie come to Prestwich
The Longfield Suite

David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents all his best‐loved personas in all their glory. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there…

Location: 3.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 537227
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Local Women In Business Bolton Networking Event
Last Drop Village

Announcing our Bolton Local women in business networking event taking place from 7:30pm on 27th April 2018 at the The Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa BoltonGuest speaker Sam Flynn ‐ Social Media Trainer Speaker and Author giving valuable advice on the…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 07769 355298
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ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted gags games sketches and songs from audience suggestions. Its a show thats fast feel good and always unpredictably funny. Theres a referee…

Location: 4.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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GoFest Spring
Regional Athletics Arena

. 20 Activities for ALL AGES and ABILITIES to Have a Go at on ALL INCLUSIVE tickets. Quality family friendly coaching from local sports providers and clubs as well as national governing bodies like England Netball. 30 ‐ 45 minute sessions all…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07774 629242
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ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

Join ComedySportz for their popular new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games featuring plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 4.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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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: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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Advanced Financial Modelling: Change the Game
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this workshop we will build on existing Excel modelling skills and apply new techniques to better analyse financial data predict revenues and costs assess risks and forecast economic inputs in a time‐efficient and effective way.Benefits to your Organisation:‐ Streamline model building…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Data Storytelling in Excel: Soar out of the Debris
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this workshop we will interpret data and summarise its meaning into a format that we will each then transform into easy‐to‐read tables graphs and infographs using Excel that can be taken home and used again and again.Benefits to your Organisation:‐ Digest…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Patterns photography exhibition
St. James's House

Open10am3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionPatterns. They surround us. We come across them every day and yet we very rarely take that much notice of them. Exploring the hidden geometry that surrounds us enables…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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03
MAY
THREE SISTERS, BY RASHDASH, AFTER CHEKHOV
Royal Exchange Theatre

A drawing room. We are going to philosophise our heads off How should I make the most of being alive in this moment How should I try to enjoy life whilst also being a good person who makes space for a better…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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MAY
Gandeys Circus
Bollington Roundabout

The UKs biggest and most spectacular Big Top show GANDEYS THRILL CIRCUS is coming to Macclesfield with an all new action‐packed star‐studded production for all the family.Raising the bar sky‐high and smashing expectations to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the creation of…

Location: 14.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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Much Ado About Nothing
NWTAC Theatre

Relocated in India with an amazing set incredible colourful costumes and a Indian soundtrack to add some spice see this play like never before.Dont miss out on Beatrice and Benedicks Bollywood BhajiBook now …

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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May Day 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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Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Midland Hotel

.Our Manchester Wine‐Tasting Courses are 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 Day where youll taste 14 Wines learn about…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03452 998652
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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.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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24
MAY
9th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference
Old Trafford

.Presentations from 30 senior level decision makers over 200 of your peers and over 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most innovative developments within the decommissioning and waste management industry. Heres what you can expect from the event in 2018:.Discover how to…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 757246
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MAY
HAPPY DAYS
Royal Exchange Theatre

Happy Days are here again with the premiere of a brand new UK tour based on the hit TV series featuring the unforgettable King of Cool' Arthur The Fonz' Fonzarelli.Join your favourite 50's family the…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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MAY
Spring 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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JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Manchester Experiences
Manchester

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Manchester on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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JUN
mum2mum market Altrincham
Altrincham Football Club

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.html BUY Nearly new baby and childrens clothes used…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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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: 18/04/2018 16:54:18