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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Manchester

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DEC
Liam Fray
Sound Control

Liam Fray at Sound Control in Manchester on Monday 22 December 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…

22
DEC
Shrek The Musical
Palace Theatre Manchester

Shrek the Musical is a brand new musical set to debut in May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and will bring the well loved characters to life in a spectacular show full of music…

26
DEC
Alexander ONeal
The Ritz

Alexander ONeal at The Ritz in Manchester on Friday 26 December 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…

26
DEC
United vs Newcastle United
Old Trafford

United vs Newcastle United at Old Trafford in Manchester on Friday 26 December 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…

Category: Sports

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DEC
City vs Burnley FC
Etihad Stadium

City vs Burnley FC at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Sunday 28 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Burnley FC live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Category: Sports

31
DEC
Mr Scruff NYE feat Floating Points
Manchester Band On The Wall

Mr Scruff NYE feat Floating Points at Manchester Band On The Wall in Manchester on Wednesday 31 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mr Scruff NYE feat Floating Points live Its knowing that youve got the best…

31
DEC
New Years Eve WHP14
The Warehouse Project

New Years Eve WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Wednesday 31 December 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…

01
JAN
City vs Sunderland AFC
Etihad Stadium

City vs Sunderland AFC at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Thursday 01 January 2015. 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…

Category: Sports

01
JAN
New Years Day WHP14
The Warehouse Project

New Years Day WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Thursday 01 January 2015. 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…

03
JAN
Arenacross 2015 Round 1
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Arenacross 2015 Round 1 at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 03 January 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Category: Sports

03
JAN
John Cooper Clarke
O2 Apollo Manchester

Becoming famous during the punk rock era in the late 70's when he was known as The Punk Poet John Cooper Clarke's career has spanned FIFTY years bringing poetry to non‐traditional audiences and influencing musicians…

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JAN
J Mascis
Ruby Lounge

J Mascis at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Saturday 10 January 2015. 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…

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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