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Make the most of the extra day off this August Bank Holiday weekend with our What's On guide: 

1) Manchester Pride Big Weekend

The Manchester Pride Festival will take place from 25 -28 August. Incorporating The Big Weekend at Manchester's world famous Gay Village, The Manchester Pride Parade on the streets of the City Centre and The Candlelit Vigil in Sackville Park.

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2) Classical Uproar 

Witness your favourite dance classics being brought to life, by Classical Uproar's live orchestra, in the magnificent Manchester Monastery, Friday 25 August 2017.

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3) Bolton Food & Drink Festival

Voted the best Food Market by the National Association of British Market Authorities, the Bolton Food and Drink Festival runs over August Bank Holiday weekend.

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4) Bongo's Bingo at Albert Hall

Bongo's Bingo is an outrageous version of a traditional bingo game. Described as a "crazy rave bingo", Bongo's Bingo turns a predisposed evening of bingo on its head. 

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5) Tequila Festival 

The Tequila Festival lands at Bowlers in Manchester on 26th August, celebrating the history, culture, and taste of the much-loved drink, in a day and night full of Mexican-flavoured music and entertainment…

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6) Come As You Are Weekender at The Refuge

A carefully curated gathering of outside street parties, DJs, food, drink, music, dancing, performance by House Of Decay, basement club parties & more as The Refuge celebrates Mardi Gras in Manchester.

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7) Hidden 2nd Birthday Party: The Hidden Forest III

Hidden is gearing up to celebrate two years of raving with another outdoor extravaganza, happening on Sunday 27th August.

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8) ToGather at The Whitworth

Featuring a major public performance and a wide-ranging exhibition, Susan Hefuna’s timely, poetic work addresses some of the most potent issues of our time: migration, movement and sensations of separation.

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9) True Faith at Manchester Art Gallery 

Bringing together work by some of the world’s most notable artists, True Faith explores the ongoing significance and legacy of New Order and Joy Division through the wealth of visual art their music has inspired.

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