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

10
DEC
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 also…

Location: 3.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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15
DEC
ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime
Waterside Arts Centre

Fed up of the same old pantomimes every year Then put them behind you and get ready for the brand new all ages all improvised pantomime from the team behind hit competitive comedy show ComedySportz. See all your favourite panto characters types…

Location: 4.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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15
DEC
Manfords Comedy Club
Cheadle Social Club

Cheadle Social Club 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 and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 6.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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18
DEC
Anxiety Support and Management Group Marple Taster
the hive @ 39

This is a Taster Session for those who are interested in the Anxiety Support and Management Group in Marple. The aim of the Group is to provide affordable but quality support education and guidance in stress and anxiety management.This Taster session is…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07913 721071
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton 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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06
JAN
Let's See What Happens
The Kings Arms,

Lets See What Happens when audience suggestions inspire a guest comedian to tell true stories which in turn spark improvised sketches and scenes. Its the show where stand up improv and theatre collide and no two shows are the same. Dont miss…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
JAN
Amazon Marketing Services and SEO Training Course
Innospace, The Shed,

About 38 of UK shoppers start by searching for a product on Amazon. Amazon has become the place to go for many shoppers and this is because you can buy most things you need and it will arrive the next day. With…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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13
JAN
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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16
JAN
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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20
JAN
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving keep it clean and call any fouls.Theres plenty of audience interaction and laughs for the whole family. ComedySportz has proven a hit with families since…

Location: 4.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
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 with plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 4.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
ComedySportz Workshops
The Kings Arms,

Since 2001 CSzUK have performed and taught Improv and performance skills across the UK and the US. A regular face at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 10 years this expert group are ready to teach you the core tenets of improvised performance.…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JAN
Babes in the Wood
The Grange Arts Theatre

Join Robin Hood as he searches for the Babes who have been kidnapped by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.With his band of merry men by his side will Robin and Maid Marion save the Babes and return them home Or…

Location: 7.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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28
JAN
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church mum2mum market
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church Ramillies Ave SK8 7AL Sunday 28th January 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 and…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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02
FEB
Mindful Living Show Manchester
Manchester Central Convention Complex

Now in its second year the Mindful Living Show returns to London on 1st‐2nd June 2018 featuring growing spaces and welcoming over 70 experts includingCamilla Dallerup Rick Hansen and Kristin Neff via video link Geshe Tashi Tamara Russell Michael Chaskalson…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

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04
FEB
mum2mum market Altrincham Nearly New Sale
Altrincham Football Club

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale at our FABULOUS NEW VENUE ALTRINCHAM FOOTBALL CLUB COMMUNITY SPORTS HALL J. DAVIDSON STADIUM MOSS LANE ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE WA15 8AP SUNDAY 04TH FEBRUARY…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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17
FEB
Build It Live North West, Manchester
Eventcity

The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all under one roof including expert guidance for anyone planning a self‐build renovating a property or looking to add light space or value to their current home.Come meet our experts and take part…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
FEB
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 24th February 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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07
MAR
Coaching Skills - 7 Mar 18 - MANCHESTER
111 Picadilly

Do you want to help improve employee engagement Increase performance and reduce costsOur management training course in Coaching Skills is designed for first line and customer facing managers.Coaching is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after and important skills for anyone…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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09
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Manchester Opera House

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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10
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Manchester Opera House

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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10
MAR
The National Wedding Show at EventCity Manchester
Event City

Try buy book and hire everything you need for your special day at the UKs biggest & best wedding event at Event City Manchester this spring With hundreds of wedding specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and photographers this is…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728377
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11
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Manchester Opera House

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTOThe masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal greyhounds.A…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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11
MAR
Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run
Etihad Stadium

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run is back for the third year running at the Etihad stadium Brave the cold and help beat Cancer sooner on Sunday 11th March 2018.The race which last year attracted over 3000 runners features a 10km…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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25
MAR
Bobby Mair: Loudly Insecure
Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

Live Nation and John Noel PresentsBobby MairLoudly InsecureOver the past couple of years Bobby has become an instantly recognisable face on British television and the UK comedy circuit. This year he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for his latest show Loudly Insecure.30…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
MAR
mum2mum market Cheadle Hulme Nearly New Sale
Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church Ramillies Ave SK8 7AL Sunday 25th March 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 and…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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29
MAR
Motivating People - 29 Mar 18 - MANCHESTER
111 Picadilly

What makes a job interesting How can you motivate people to do more How can you keep your team happy These are the questions that anyone in a leading role asks. What motivates people is a question that has intrigued humanity for…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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04
MAY
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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01
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

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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: 10/12/2017 16:49:21