What's On in Manchester

Step into the dynamic and diverse city of Manchester, where a plethora of experiences and events are on offer for residents and visitors alike. From exhibitions that showcase creative expression to live theatre at various venues around the city, Manchester's cultural scene is ever-evolving. Stay tuned for the latest gigs and concerts, taking place at iconic stadiums and intimate venues alike. Dive into the eclectic festivals throughout the year that bring the city alive with celebrations and cultural exchanges. Immerse yourself in world-class sport, from football and cricket to rugby and cycling. Whether you're strolling through markets, exploring museums, or partaking in the vibrant nightlife, Manchester's lively atmosphere ensures there's always something exciting happening across the region.

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Events

From arts and exhibitions to comedy and entertainment, Manchester offers a fantastic number of…

Theatre

Discover the theatrical heartbeat of Manchester, where a rich tapestry of performances…

Festivals

Manchester is a city that knows how to celebrate like no other. Explore the impactful works of…

Manchester's event venues

AO Arena

The AO Arena Manchester, managed and operated by ASM Global, is one of the busiest venues in the…

The Lowry

A magnificent building alongside Salford Quays, inside visitors will find three stunning theatres…

HOME

With five cinema screens, two theatres and an art gallery, HOME is an open and social space for the…

Z-arts

Z-arts is a place to express yourself, to celebrate your imagination, to have fun, be entertained…

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With entry to iconic attractions and access to exclusive discounts across the city, make the most of your time in Manchester with a Visit Manchester Pass.

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  • Entry into 12 of Manchester's top attractions including Coronation Street, Manchester City Football Club, RHS Garden Bridgewater & more
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