1. Let your imagination flow at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

This one is for the grown-up LEGO enthusiasts that have been wanting to try out the Kingdom Quest ride or check out the 4D cinema at Trafford Palazzo venue. Not just for kids, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre have set up an Adult LEGO Night for you to explore all the activities that are usually reserved for children – take on a speed build and other themed challenges, and win fun prizes for your skills! Head over this Friday, 1 March, and enjoy a night out like no other. Tickets start from £12.50.

Stoller Hall’s annual festival is back for another edition celebrating some incredible musical talent. Presented by Artistic Director Marcus Farnsworth, this year’s Manchester Song Festival has an impressive line-up which includes British tenor Mark Padmore, and renowned Korean Opera singer Hera Hyesang Park. The event takes place between Friday 1 and Sunday 3 March, with Saturday seeing a full day of workshops to help you develop your artistic skills. On Sunday, bring little aspiring musicians to discover Terra Musica. Tickets are available for each event, with standard tickets from £22.

3. Discover a new reality with DNA VR

Step into a world where virtual reality meets real life, with a variety of interactive games for everyone. Bring the whole family for a day of fun or challenge your friend group with DNA VR Manchester. You can pick from over 50 games, including a virtual laser tag competition and an exciting pirate adventure. The experience is for everyone aged 7 and above, and you can even book the entire venue for a birthday party! Tickets start from £31 per person.

Bridgewater Hall will host an unforgettable evening of classical music this Thursday, 29 February. Experience a powerful rendition of Bruckner’s Eighth as performed by The Hallé Orchestra and conducted by Sir Mark Elder. This will be Sir Mark’s first-time conducting Bruckner’s ‘greatest symphony’’, a work that took the composer 16 years to complete. The programme also includes a performance of Bruckner’s Os justi by the Hallé Youth Choir. Full price tickets start from £16, with discounts available.

Visit the People’s History Museum this week to see a collection of artworks and poetry that delve into the barriers disabled LGBTQIA+ activists face. The Pride Parade Goes On Without Me features pieces by North West Outside In artists and guest curated by illustrator and comic creator Julian Gray. The thought-provoking exhibition showcases the diverse voices and experiences within the community and brings awareness to the difficulties still faced by disabled activists. On until April, admission to the museum and exhibition is free. 

Book Now: Manchester Literature Festival adds three new Spring events 

Immerse yourself in the world of literature by attending insightful talks by literary giants. Manchester Central Library will welcome authors Percival Everett, David Nichols, and Olivia Laing this Spring to discuss their most influential works, organised by the Manchester Literature Festival. The events are a partnership with Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester. Book your tickets now

New Opening: LÜCKY launches new brunch menu 

A popular ramen hotspot now has a permanent home in Blossom Street, Ancoats. Taking over a popular spot in the neighbourhood, LÜCKY offers a new brunch menu to celebrate its new opening hours. Now open all day to serve Manchester with its delicious pan-Asian offer, the evenings will still be stocked with the restaurant’s signature ramen and sushi menu. 


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