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Summer in the City

  1. Festival Square at MIF19
    A major highlight in Manchester's cultural calendar, Manchester International Festival (MIF) will return from 1-18 July with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from over 20 countries.
    1. 1 Jul 202118 Jul 2021
  2. The Manchester Pride Big Weekend incorporates 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.
    1. 27 Aug 202130 Aug 2021
  3. Manchester jazz festival heads to Escape to Freight Island for three FREE days of new music from June 11-13!
    1. 11 Jun 202113 Jun 2021
  4. Castlefield Bowl
    Sounds of the City returns to Castlefield Bowl in July 2021 with another stellar line-up.
    1. 30 Jun 202111 Jul 2021
  5. Welcoming you back to Manchester city centre with a city-wide trail of colourful floral displays, green installations, outdoor dining and entertainment.
    1. 29 May 20216 Jun 2021
  6. Things To Do in Manchester
    Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester and we've got them all listed here
  7. Street art
    Join Skyliner for the Northern Quarter Street Art Tour as featured in The Telegraph's “Incredible Street Art Tours”. Find out the major names behind some of the area's oldest street art. These are the only tours of their kind in the city
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  8. Daily Guided Walking Tour passing between Central Library and the Town Hall extension.
    Discover Manchester is the official Tourist Board walking tour of Manchester.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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  9. Sightseeing Manchester Tour Bus
    Discover Manchester with a 90 minute bus tour. The 15 stop hop-on hop-off tour takes you to Manchester’s key sights and runs every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Years Day.
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  10. Join us on a craft beer adventure as we tour Manchester and sample the best local produce that the city has to offer. We visit a range of microbreweries and craft beer houses enjoying at least ten craft beers along the way. Just £30pp, tour run every Saturday.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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  11. John Consterdine of Manchester Taxi Tours
    Take a unique tour around Manchester with John Consterdine, the city’s only Green Badge Tour Guide and Taxi Driver.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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  12. Couple with bikes
    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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  13. RHS Garden Bridgewater entrance, cafe and shop
    Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.
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  14. Treasure Hunt Manchester will take you on a beautiful route, and send you to fab places, all at your own pace.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
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  15. Aerial map showing the location of Homeground, Manchester
    HOME, Manchester’s largest multi-arts venue, have launched a massive temporary outdoor arts space in the heart of the city. The new space, named Homeground, will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.
    1. 28 May 202131 Aug 2021
  16. Food and Drink in Manchester
    Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
  17. Food market
    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge meal, come hungry!) revealing why the city’s food and drink scene is booming.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  18. Crowd at Freight Island
    Located on Baring Street, amid the thrilling regeneration of Depot Mayfield, Escape to Freight Island will become a permanent urban market and festival space - an axis of food, drink, music, immersive entertainment, festival takeovers and family focused happenings.
    1. 15 Jul 20201 Aug 2021
  19. Exterior shot of Hatch Manchester
    Hatch is an award-winning destination located under the Mancunian Way on Oxford Road. Home to over 30 independent traders who rotate frequently there are places to eat, drink and shop.
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  20. Crazy Pedro's is a laid back innovative pizza parlour, with Manchester’s largest Mezcal & Tequila selection and a range of unique pizza offerings.
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  21. With its welcome ambiance and sociable buzz, The Refuge has become a hotspot where you can play all day and stay all night. Sip cocktails, whizz through work emails, catch a live DJ, sample pours from a local brewery: You can do it all and more.
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