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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. Manchester Food and Drink Festival Hub
    The Festival Hub will return in 2021, taking place in Cathedral Gardens and promising a magnificent celebration of the region’s food and drink and all the talented people that bring it to the table.
    1. 16 Sep 202127 Sep 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  4. Paradox Orchestra will be playing at the O2 Ritz Manchester
    Come ‘Get Ya Freak On’ at this unmissable night of early 00s RnB music.
    1. 26 Sep 2021

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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 Opening Dates

11th July 2021-6th July 2022
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
King Street’s Bars & Restaurants

King Street’s Bars & Restaurants

Discover the city’s best bars and restaurants, on and around King Street.

Openings

Season

1st January 2021-31st December 2021
Manchester Food and Drink Festival Hub

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

The Festival Hub will return in 2021, taking place in Cathedral Gardens and promising a magnificent…

Openings

Open

16th September 2021-27th September 2021
Paradox Orchestra will be playing at the O2 Ritz Manchester

RnB Classics - Paradox Orchestra

Come ‘Get Ya Freak On’ at this unmissable night of early 00s RnB music.

Openings

Paradox Orchestra

26th September 2021
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Collections Care Centre

'Visitors should be able to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors as a counterpoint to what is within.'…

Openings

Open

19th May 2021-19th December 2021
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Learn How To Make Vegan Cheese

Learn how to make your own delicious vegan cheeses. In this class you’ll discover how to make soft…

Openings

Open

25th September 2021
Sir Mark Elder

The Hallé - Sibelius's Symphony No.2

Many of our concerts this season help tell the stories of composers and the music you will hear.…

Openings

Open

23rd September 2021-29th September 2021
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Catching Comets

After discovering a comet hurtling towards Earth, Toby snaps and turns into the action hero in his…

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Open

30th September 2021

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