What's on in Manchester

What's on in Manchester

Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. Art of the brick
    The Art of the Brick – an exhibition created with millions of LEGO building blocks – is coming to Manchester.
    1. 22 Nov 201920 Apr 2020
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  2. Set off on The Great Christmas Expedition to discover exotic illuminated wildlife and animal characters in nine different fantastical worlds; each one different to the last – from traditional festive scenes to colourful animal-inspired illuminations.  This year the updated route will take you on a journey through new worlds that will have your imagination running wild.
    1. 22 Nov 201923 Dec 2019
  3. The Manchester City Stadium Tour is the most immersive tour experience in Premier League football. Using the latest technology, dreams come true as you and your loved ones sit and interact with Pep Guardiola in the press room.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    3. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    4. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  4. Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme
    After last year’s wildly successful 'To Jesus, Thanks for Everything' Jinkx and DeLa return to the stage this holiday season in a high-spirited scramble to maintain your interest!
    1. 1 Dec 2019

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Peterloo commemorative glass, date unknown © People’s History Museum

Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest

Part of the national commemorations marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester…

Openings

Open

23rd March 2019-23rd February 2020
How The Grinch Stole Christmas

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic story HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS as it comes to life…

Openings

Season

10th December 2019-5th January 2020
Manchester Christmas Market image of Albert Square including the stalls and 'Zippy' the giant Father Christmas that sits on Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Christmas Markets

The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market return with the biggest and best…

Openings

Albert Square openings

8th November 2019-22nd December 2019

Other site openings

8th November 2019-21st December 2019
Stoke to Manchester for £12.80 return with Virgin Trains

Stoke to Manchester for £12.80 return with Virgin Trains

Still in denial about starting the Christmas shopping? It’s time to get yourself sorted with a…

Openings

Season

1st November 2019-25th December 2019
Santa's Grotto at Manchester Arndale

Santa's Grotto at Manchester Arndale

Santa has come all the way to Manchester Arndale to find out what your little ones would love for…

Openings

Season

21st November 2019-24th December 2019
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Set off on The Great Christmas Expedition to discover exotic illuminated wildlife and animal…

Openings

Season

22nd November 2019-23rd December 2019
Ice Village Deer

Ice Village Manchester

The UK's biggest ever ice attraction comes to Cathedral Gardens in Manchester for Christmas 2018…

Openings

Manchester Ice Village 2019 opening dates and time

8th November 2019-5th January 2020
LS Lowry: The Art and the Artist

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.

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Open

20th July 2019-31st December 2019
The Vegan Cheese Maker

The Vegan Cheese Maker

Who says vegan cheese can't be amazing? Not us! And neither will you with this tasty new cookery…

Openings

Season

7th December 2019

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