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

21
NOV
An Evening with Noel Fielding
O2 Apollo Manchester

An Evening with Noel Fielding performs live at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester Lancashire on Friday 21 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at O2 Apollo Manchester now.…

21
NOV
Chet Faker
HMV Ritz

Aussie electronica musician Chet Faker first signed to Downtown Records in 2012 and won Breakthrough Artist of the Year with Thinking in Textures. Also winning Best Independent Release at the Rolling Stone Australia Awards…

21
NOV
Gareth Gates
Royal Northern College Of Music

Born in July 1984 in Bradford England Gareth Gates realized already when he was a small child that performing was in his blood. After becoming runner up to Will Young in UK's first Pop Idol…

21
NOV
Joey Bada
Manchester Academy 2

Joey Bada at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Friday 21 November 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…

21
NOV
New Found Glory
Manchester Academy 1

Combining the raw energy and passion of punk with infectious melodies and pop sensibilities New Found Glory have long been considered one of the primary contributors in shaping the modern poppunk sound. Since their formation…

21
NOV
Noel Fielding
Manchester Apollo

Tickets for Noel Fielding at Manchester Apollo on the Friday 21 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Noel Fielding live at Manchester Apollo see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and secondary fan…

21
NOV
Pop Punks Not Dead New Found Glory
Manchester Academy

Pop Punks Not Dead New Found Glory appears live in Manchester Lancashire at Manchester Academy on Friday 21 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Pop Punks Not Dead New Found Glory at Manchester Academy see the list of tickets available…

Category: Miscellaneous

21
NOV
Pulled Apart By Horses
Manchester Gorilla

Pulled Apart By Horses at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Friday 21 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Pulled Apart By Horses live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

21
NOV
The North Borders Bonobo WHP14
The Warehouse Project

The North Borders Bonobo WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 21 November 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. …

22
NOV
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The Soup Kitchen

254 at The Soup Kitchen in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 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…

22
NOV
Christina Perri
HMV Ritz

Christina Perri is an American pop singer from Philadelphia known for her unique style and folk pop music with a hint of blues. Since the release of her first single Jar of Hearts she has…

22
NOV
City vs Swansea City
Etihad Stadium

City vs Swansea City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Swansea City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Category: Sports

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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