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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Forthcoming events in Manchester

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HOLI ONE Colour Festival
Heaton Park

HOLI ONE Colour Festival will be performing live at Heaton Park on the Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for HOLI ONE Colour Festival online.…

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Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

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Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

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Jim Jefferies
O2 Apollo Manchester

Jim Jefferies at O2 Apollo Manchester live on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Jim Jefferies event at O2 Apollo Manchester see the list of ticket companies.…

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Kevin Devine
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Kevin Devine at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

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ROMEO AND JULIET
St Paul's Church Withington

TEENAGE SUICIDE PACTDEADLY DAGGERS & PERILOUS POISON'ROMEO & JULIET'DO NOT MISSShakespeare's most popular playShakespeare at his best Romeo & Juliet is the bard's most popular play which includes universal themes identifiable with young and old. Shakespeare is a huge part of our…

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David Bromberg Larry Campbell
Manchester Band On The Wall

David Bromberg Larry Campbell at Manchester Band On The Wall in Manchester on Sunday 03 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

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Converge
Manchester Academy

Converge at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Monday 04 August 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Converge…

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War Horse National Tour
The Lowry

War Horse National Tour will be performing live at The Lowry on the Monday 04 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for War Horse National Tour online.…

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Burt Bacharach
Bridgewater Hall

Burt Bacharach at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Tuesday 05 August 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Burt Bacharach live in the knowledge…

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Anberlin
Manchester Club Academy

The million‐sellers with famously raucous live shows are back touring the UK with a new album Vital arriving in Birmingham in October.…

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England vs India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England vs India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs India Cricket tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

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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

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

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…

City Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery houses one of the UK's finest art collections in spectacular surroundings. The Gallery has recently benefited from a £35m transformation and has superb visitor facilities and friendly, welcoming staff. There are currently around 25,000 items in the collection and over 2,000 of these…

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…

Whitworth Art Gallery

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, north west England, is home to an impressive range of watercolours, prints, drawings, modern art and sculpture, as well as the largest collections of textiles and wallpapers outside London. Originally founded in…

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