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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Anathema
Manchester Academy 3

Anathema at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 23 September 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 do the…

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Jersey Boys
Palace Theatre Manchester

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

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The Moons
Night And Day

The Moons at Night and Day live on Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Moons at Night and Day see the list of ticket prices.…

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Lydia
Manchester Academy 3

Lydia performs live at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester Lancashire on Wednesday 24 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Lydia at Manchester Academy 3 now.…

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Ryan Adams
Albert Hall

Ryan Adams at Albert Hall in Manchester on Wednesday 24 September 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

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Stephen Fry
Bridgewater Hall Manchester

One of the country's best loved comic actors Stephen Fry is also a successful screen writer author TV and Radio presenter poet journalist playwright and film director. His partnership on screen with Hugh Laurie brought…

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Wayne Hussey
Green Room

Wayne Hussey appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Green Room on Wednesday 24 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wayne Hussey at Green Room see the list of tickets available for Wayne Hussey.…

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Dragonforce
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

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Lauryn Hill
O2 Apollo Manchester

Lauryn Hill at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 25 September 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

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Peter Hook and the Light
Ritz

Peter Hook and the Light appears live in Manchester Lancashire at Ritz on Thursday 25 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Peter Hook and the Light at Ritz see the list of tickets available for Peter Hook and the Light.…

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Peter Hook The Light
HMV Ritz

Peter Hook The Light appears live in Manchester Lancashire at HMV Ritz on Thursday 25 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Peter Hook The Light at HMV Ritz see the list of tickets available for Peter Hook The Light.…

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Vance Joy
Manchester Academy 2

Vance Joy performs live at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester Greater Manchester on Thursday 25 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Vance Joy at Manchester Academy 2 now.…

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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