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What's on in Manchester

Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. Escape To 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 202031 Dec 2021
  2. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  3. Summer in the City
    Visiting Manchester during the summer is great fun and this year, more than ever before, the opportunity to safely enjoy the city is one we are all looking forward to.
  4. Have A Night On Us
    Book a 3-night minimum stay at one of the participating hotels to get one of those nights free

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LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist exhibition entrance

LS Lowry: The Art and the Artist

The Lowry is home to the world’s largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry.

Openings

Open

22nd May 2021-22nd May 2022
Dear People of No Colour

Dear People of No Colour

A woman prepares for a performance that can not happen. The work has dried up. There’s nothing for…

Openings

Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
Don’t Touch My Hair

Don’t Touch My Hair

Don’t Touch My Hair is a five-minute flashback to one of the finest moments from Hot Brown Honey,…

Openings

Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
Castlefield Bowl

Sounds of the City

Sounds of the City returns to Castlefield Bowl in July 2021 with another stellar line-up. 

Openings

Sounds of the City 2021 dates

30th June 2021-11th July 2021
Woman painting a nature scene outside

Paint Street Art!

Sip and paint event themed around PopUp Painting‘s Banksy-inspired Balloon Girl painting.

Openings

Paint Street Art!

26th June 2021
Cut out house and trees springing out of a book

The House that Jackson Built

Jackson's dad is building a new house out of weird and whacky bits and bobs thrown away by the…

Openings

Open

27th June 2021
Woman onstage holding a microphone

Saturday Barrel of Laughs

Our Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday and Saturday night. Bringing you 3 top-flight…

Openings

19/06/2021 - 13/11/2021

19th June 2021-13th November 2021
Secret city drive in cinema manchester

Secret City: Drive-In Cinema

The ultimate drive-in outdoor phenomenon is back and better than ever…

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Secret City Drive In Cinema dates

20th May 2021-20th June 2021
24Seven - GEORGE SMEDDLES 00:01

24Seven - GEORGE SMEDDLES 00:01

WE ARE FINALLY BACK After a terrible past 18 months we are glad to announce a brand new event in…

Openings

24Seven - GEORGE SMEDDLES 00:01

21st June 2021

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