The Manchester Picnic, manchester jazz festival, Clownfest Manchester and the city’s retailers come together to host a long weekend of family fun.

School’s out for summer at the end of this month and to celebrate, Manchester’s Business Improvement District, Manchester BID, is bringing together the best of the city’s summer festivals for a weekend filled with food, music, entertainment and shopping.

From Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July The Manchester Picnic, manchester jazz festival and the city’s first Clownfest will be taking over Exchange Square and St Ann’s Square alongside garden bars and street entertainment across the city’s shopping district.

Watch this space for more information and full event listings.